Maybe you’re trying to do something you think you “should” be doing. It could be exercising, reading, studying for a class, etc. But you keep checking out and wandering back to the kitchen, looking for something to eat even though you’re not hungry.
Perhaps you’re trying to write content for a post or new product. But you keep distracting yourself by scrolling through Facebook or Instagram.
Maybe you’re getting ready to go out with a friend. But you suddenly feel the urge to cook, clean, or do anything but get ready.
Discover the hidden message
Notice all the times you repeatedly zone out, or at least desperately want to.
There’s often a message hidden in these kinds of distractions. Feel into the distraction and see what it’s trying to tell you.
Your life is talking to you. Do you know how to listen? (Click to Tweet)
Here are some questions that can help you tune in to the possibilities:
- Is this task truly aligned with your goals?
- Does the timing feel right? (Does this need to be done right now?)
- Is it the best use of your time? (Could someone else do it?)
- Have you taken on too much? (Does this task need to be broken into smaller chunks, or eliminated completely?)
- Is there an underlying feeling that needs to be felt?
- Is there a painful thought that needs to be dealt with?
- Is there a conversation that needs to be had?
- Do you need to slow down?
- Or speed up?
- Do you need a break?
Use the above questions to drop down into your inner wisdom and find out what knowledge might be trying to come through.
Then, if it feels right for you, follow the message and see where it leads.
Your life is talking to you. Just notice.