Bench

The last few months have seen me on a journey of self discovery and living a life filled with conscious decision making and injecting small pleasures into my everyday life.  I enjoy listening to podcasts while driving to and from work which seem to be the only times of the day when I can completely shut off my brain (well in all fairness, to avoid accidents I don’t shut it off completely!) and just exist in the moment.  I’m not thinking about what’s for dinner, laundry that still needs to be done or the big business meeting coming up.  Instead I plug in and listen to a variety of topics.  One of my favourite podcasts (and corresponding blog) is The Lively Show.  The host, Jess Lively shares tips and tricks on how to live with intention.  During an episode from earlier this year she talked about implementing 3 things  into your day that make you feel great and get it started right.  These can be different for everyone but the point is to focus on yourself vs your to do list.  This got me thinking.  What things can I do to put me in the right frame of mind before my day even gets started?  There are a number of things that I can do but I narrowed the list down to 3 things and have been practicing the items on a daily basis.

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