Build downtime into your daily family routine. Encourage everyone to take 15-30 minutes of non-technology, non-action time. Being quiet, reading, resting, or listening to music are all calming activities that can bring some peace to mind and soul.
Tip of the Day November 23
Today, take time for your hobby. If you don’t have one, try something you’ve been thinking about exploring. It’s worth it.
Tip of the Day November 22
Teach kids how to be thankful. Even if they think Thanksgiving is dumb, point out all the hard work someone put into cooking and creating traditions.
Tip of the Day November 21
Consider taking annual photos of the people who attend your Thanksgiving. Or consider videotaping an interview with the oldest person there.
Tip of the Day November 20
5 ways to add serenity into your day: sing, laugh, move, breathe, and observe nature.
Tip of the Day November 19
Do a task for 1-2 hours max and then mix it up. Change the routine for 10 minutes (sip water, stretch, talk to a co-worker or a customer, doodle, or do a different project). This work-recovery routine will help maintain balance and provide more energy throughout the day.
Tip of the Day November 18
Say yes today to the things that bring you joy, life, and peace. Pursuing your passions will give you a jolt of renewed energy and perspective.
Tip of the Day November 17
When families are busy, exercise can be one of the things that go out the window for parents. Try this tip to fit in more exercise into your day: Do 10 minutes in the morning, 10 minutes at lunch, and a 10-minute stretch break before going to bed.
Tip of the Day November 16
Consider how you use money to boost well-being. Do you invest in vacations? Hobbies? Gym memberships? Look at where you can set aside money to increase your sense of happiness, well-being, and purpose.
Tip of the Day November 15
The mind and body are connected. How can you incorporate more movement into your day? Move—it does the mind and the body good.