Keeping it simple

Socrates once said, “The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.”

It has been three months since the Covid-19 lockdown. During this time warp I have asked myself what have I learned from this experience. How has it changed my life?

Prior to Covid I was conditioned to fill my days with activity. I was always on the go and eternally busy. “No rest for the weary”, “Early bird gets the worm” and “Seize the day” were phrases I was all too familiar with.

During the lockdown I had to train myself to slow down. It was a total detox. I hiked, practised yoga and read books, however to my dismay I still had 12 hours left in my day to fill. UGG! Continue reading