Asa Pond

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    Asa Pond Learns to Chill Out

    Life is exhausting and I really need to get the stress under control - so welcome to the chill space. Goal 1: Gravity Yoga Everyday Week 1: M: Y T: Y W: Y Th: F: S: S: Goal 2: Meditate Everyday M: T: W: Y Th: F: S: S: Goal 3: 3 Walks per Week M: T: W: Th: F: S: S: Goal 4: 1 workout per week Week 1: Week 2: Week 3: Week 4: Week 5: That's it. Less stress, more chill.
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    Asa Pond Learns to Chill Out

    I read 10% Happier by Dan Harris a few years ago and it sold me on meditation (sounds like a similar style of approach). I really want to read his new one too but time is definitely an issue. My issue is that I can be mindful during a walk or taking a coloring break and not have time to use my Aware app - but it still has a meditative feel, and I'm trying to figure out if I want to count it. I'm not thinking I do - I want to create a good habit so I'm leaning towards enforcing a strict meditative practice for at least this challenge. Then I can try more mindfulness practices... (Also - I think you were the one who posted the code for free access to Aware so thank you!)
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    Asa Pond Learns to Chill Out

    Good start to the week. I'm using gravity yoga from yogabody to loosen up. I didn't realize how tight I was until I actually started to stretch and having the guidance of the videos and not having to think about what and how I am going to stretch is really nice. I'm actually feeling my body get less tense. AND I've stuck with it for a week now so yay! I'm still trying to decide what counts as "meditating" because I know meditating doesn't necessarily mean sitting in lotus pose and listening to breathing - so maybe just intentional mindfulness? But that feels like cheating. So - that's still up in the air.
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    Mad Hatter Fury Road

    I have never seen this movie but I have to now.