Practicing the art of Stillness with my iPhone in hand: tales of an instagram takeover

Lately, I’ve somehow become one of those people who comes home from work, sits on the couch, turns on Netflix and half watches an episode of something mildly interesting at best while also distracting myself with something equally uninteresting on my phone.

My Instagram takeover was the perfect time to practice  introspective time where I was focusing on one task at hand and taking my time to do it.

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Fog settling between the thick trees that hug every mountain curve outside my house, taking the time to listen to some music and doodle – free of electronics, focusing on enjoying my food without distracting myself with other activities and practicing gratitude… I wanted to focus my Wellness Almanac Instagram takeover on rest and self-care whether that was a walk in the rain or a beer with my partner. A place to ground yourself amongst the social media feed of meticulously styled design photos and gloriously intrepid travel snaps. After a busy day a work, setting time aside to take in the outdoors or a period of stillness with a tasty dessert was something I could look forward to.

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With all of the things that have to completed and worked at during the work week, taking a moment for myself is sometimes a little lower on the list than it should be. However, it is precisely in those times of chaos and busyness, that a moment of self-care, a walk outdoors, a period of stillness is exactly what I need.

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Be present, be still, and take pleasure in enjoying the tiny, beautiful things that Pemberton and rest has to offer. That’s my goal, and my wish for you.

Thank you for following along, everyone. You’re a gem.

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One thought on “Practicing the art of Stillness with my iPhone in hand: tales of an instagram takeover

  1. Ali says:

    Thank you for the nice article. Well said. I think everybody needs a break from the electronics to take pleasure of simple pleasant things that are easily overlooked.

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