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Be Alone with Your Thoughts

Inspired by Cal Newport’s new book, Digital Minimalism, I’m seven days into a 30-day digital detox of no podcasts, social media or blogs.

It’s amazing. I even have started going on evening or morning walks—by myself, sans headphones.

These 30-minute sessions with just my thoughts made me recognize how rarely I just think. Guess what? Thinking is good. I’m finding myself making better decisions and being less stressed overall.

So today, risk being bored a bit. Put away your phone. Turn off the podcast. And, get lost in thought. You’ll be surprised at what comes up.  

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