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Time For Yourself – Nerdful Mind #130

July 10, 2022 by Simon Mannes

How often do you take time for yourself?

And what does it mean for you?

Most people I know have a pretty good grasp of what their mind and body need. But the most common complaint about this is not being able to take enough time.

Finding activities you enjoy is the easier part.

The harder part is taking the time.

If we're always putting the enjoyable things off for the future, what’s left for the present?

“Slow down and enjoy life. It’s not only the scenery you miss by going too fast – you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.” ― Eddie Cantor

Reading Recommendations

Burning Man Sculpture: What Happens When We Argue With Our Loved

“When's the last time you lost your anger at a loved one? What did you do or say to him/her?”

‘Cognitive Immobility’ – When You’re Mentally Trapped in a Place From Your Past

“Cognitive immobility is a form of mental entrapment that leads to conscious or unconscious efforts to recreate past instances in familiar locations.”

Understanding Compilers — For Humans

“Do you click that green run button, but don’t really know what’s going on under the hood? Do you want to know how a programming language works? Let’s crack the case wide open with compilers in this article.”

Weekly Mindfulness Practice

Sit down for 5 minutes and listen to your surroundings. What can you hear?

Cars in the distance? The fridge humming along? Your own breath?

Find a few minutes of peace in the sounds around you.

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