Do you spend more than 80% of you day with your device(s) near your side? Is your smartphone your alarm clock? Do you keep your phone on the table at dinner-or out to eat? Do you treat your devices like your “favorite child?” If you accidentally leave your phone at home/in the car-does minor panic … Continue reading Do you need the Sunday Principle? Step One: The Social Media Detox
So a week of *gasp* one hour off social media/phone/tablet/iPad/iPod/computer how did you do? Was it painful? Were you in a panic? How about day 5 or 6-did it get better or worse? Regardless-we are moving on to Step Two: 12 hours of limited connectivity. Think of this as a ‘vacay in the mountains’ where … Continue reading Do You Need the Sunday Principle? Step 2-Rip it Off Like a Band Aid
So one thing I found when I started the Sunday Principle is that I suddenly was more aware of my surroundings. I really enjoyed simple things much more when I wasn’t thinking about other things, or looking at my phone (the not-so-multi-multi-tasking). Once I week I document what I see on my instagram account with … Continue reading #momcation
We were two days into the family vacation and I was ready for a 40 minute #momcation. I took off for a run in the Smoky Mountain Area-which was a little bit different terrain than the ‘speed bumps’ we call hills in Austin, Minnesota. Ten minutes into the run, full of sweat, and very disappointed … Continue reading It is all down hill from here.
A day of rest. A day of no work. A day for time to reflect and be grateful for what you have been given. Just a year ago I started a project. On Sundays I wouldn’t go into work, I turned email off on my phone and didn’t check it on the computer. I refrained … Continue reading What is the Sunday Principle?