intentional living Tag

Sue Ko / Posts tagged "intentional living"

I use my planner in a somewhat unconventional way. Instead of recording my task list (ie. a to-do list), I update it at the end of the day with my "done" list. It's actually very satisfying doing it this way. For my working task list, I've been using my A4 weekly planner. On Sunday nights, I sit down to prioritise tasks for the week and add to as needed daily. Of course birthdays, appointments, events and reminders all go in my planner as well. It must be the life documenter in me because I...

Being caught up in the distractions of my to-do lists, errands and chores has been the quickest way to miss those "golden moments". I have started to make a point of observing them more. To really see them. Taking in all the details....

Have you ever wondered why you have your best ideas in the shower? Apparently when you're showering, you're in Theta state, which is also associated with daydreaming and deep meditation. So, when you're in the shower, you have the perfect conditions for stimulating creative thinking. 3 reasons why your best ideas come in the shower: 1. You're relaxed. You feel safe, comfortable and if you're lucky, you're kids aren't in there with you, so your mind is relaxed and free to wander, and zone out. 2. Your dopamine is flowing. When you're relaxed and feeling chilled, your...

Being caught up in the distractions of my to-do lists, errands and chores has been the quickest way to miss those "golden moments". I have started to make a point of observing them more. To really see them. Taking in all the details....

A few years ago, we travelled interstate for a short getaway by the ocean with our little family. Being away from our everyday routine and spending time by the ocean made me feel like time had slowed down. It was very addictive. Feeling connected and present gives us the illusion that time is standing still, and it feels somewhat magical and amazing. As a mother with young children, I am very aware of how quickly the years roll by. One minute they are babies, next minute they are starting kindergarten, and before you know it, they...