10 Simple Habits That Will Give Life That Peaceful, Easy Feeling

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Today’s life is hectic as all heck, isn’t it? Between work, school, family obligations, religious devotion, and more, most of us have actually become accustomed to a chaotic existence.

Usually, when your schedule becomes so crazy that something has to give, most times it is your health that suffers. Johnnie has to go to the dentist so you skip the gym. Your boss insisted you stay late and finish that project so you just pick up dinner at the drive through.

Have you ever noticed, however, that some people seem to be able to take a laid back, peaceful approach to life? They almost never seem rushed, stressed, or frantic. They don’t rush in the door late, hair flying in the breeze, cereal stuck to their shirt. They always seem to have everything under control. How the heck do they do that?!

Those laid back, peaceful people have the same life you do – they just manage it better. How? By following simple rules that help to keep things in check. Want to know their secret? Keep reading! We are going to tell you the top 10 habits, of peaceful, organized, laid back people. Read and learn, friends!


1. Stop Multitasking

Multitasking is a job requirement nowadays, but the truth is that multitasking doesn’t really exist. It’s nothing more than a grand illusion of increased productivity. You think that by doing three things at once you will accomplish more but because you cannot concentrate on more than one thing at a time, you usually need to go back and re-do some or most of the work. Rather than trying to do three things at once, focus on one task at a time, doing it perfectly. Then you will see how fast those items get checked off your list and how fast your stress levels come down with it.


2. Turn Off

Our ever expanding world of technology is a terrific convenience and source of information, no one is doubting that, however, the amount of time we spend each day with some screen of any type is shocking. Digital Trends reports that the average American spends 4 hours a day on their cell phone. If you think that’s scary, now imagine the amount of time people spend looking at computer screens, tablets, laptops, video games, and televisions. Yeah. Let your brain unwind by turning off all screens at least 30 minutes before bed and not checking your phone or turning on other devices for at least 30 minutes after you wake up. Your brain will appreciate it and you will find it works better during the day.

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