A recent study on blue light exposure shows our investment in screen time is likely accelerating the aging process: https://today.oregonstate.edu/news/daily-exposure-blue-light-may-accelerate-aging-even-if-it-doesn%E2%80%99t-reach-your-eyes-study?fbclid=IwAR3JX_UHUMGwH6Ls_kCy3bSNGV7n51kHDwXTclClCnTFiIsVMo3vnSP_5EI
We put a lot of effort into yielding an ROI on things that break us down. What about the ones which build us up?
A year, five years, ten years ago or into the future, from where did we come and to where do we go?
It’s so easy to let time slip by and find that we are basically doing the same thing in the same place in most aspects of life... or worse. Every year, I followup with thousands of former peers, clients, and gym members, only to get updates which sound nearly identical to the last one they gave me. In a lot of cases, people stop answering altogether, because the update is so bleak and they’ve so thrown away opportunities that it’s embarrassing to respond.
Studies on stress-management discover that those who manage the best are those who stretch themselves into new areas, new skills, new interests, on a regular basis. Some sort of growth, learning, or progress is evident in those managing stress well.
Yes, appreciate what you have. But how are the investments coming? When dissatisfaction comes, one of our strongest allies in the fight against it is a daily practice which is developing a new and different future.