Since the pandemic started spreading around the world, many of us have found ourselves living life under lockdown. With more time spent at home - and alone - there has never been a better time to start practicing mindfulness.
In the second installment of our series on 100 Health Hacks for 2020, we channeled our inner Zen to explain how you can set your mind on a path to calmness and happiness. This handy guide should put you on the right path to enjoy a stress-free lockdown and some serenity during these strange times.
1. Embrace inbox infinity
Studies show the average person sends and receives over 100 emails a day, checks their inbox 77 times, and spends 3.2 hours of their working day on emails.
Which is a whole lot of time wasted. Jocelyn K Glei, author of Unsubscribe: How To Kill Email Anxiety, Avoid Distraction and Get Real Work Done, claims email is a time-wasting epidemic in the workplace: “Scientists have even established a clear link between spending time on email and stress,” she says. “In other words, the more you check your emails the more stressed you’ll feel.”