What’s the rush?

  Washing is a fact of life when you have a family and I often say, “I’ll quickly hang this out” as I’m trying to get out the door or get on with other stuff. But you know what when I rush, things always take longer, with the washing, clothes get tangled or I drop the pegs, you get the picture … This morning I stopped rushing, stopped multitasking in my head and made the washing a Mindful Moment. I took a breath and took my time. I noticed the beautiful morning, the breeze, the colours, the light, I focused … Continue reading

Stop multitasking and achieve more.

Stop multitasling and achieve more.

When I ask women what their challenges are the common response is “not enough time” and “I can’t focus.” I relate to this; I’m a good procrastinator and the champion of “this will only take a minute.” The trouble is consecutive minutes add up and my window of time is gone. Having a mindfulness practice helps with this. Doing things mindfully doesn’t mean you do things slower and while you may not be working faster you get the job done, not half done to come back to “in a minute.” As women, we are so conditioned to multi-tasking, it can be … Continue reading