Week 3: No Complaining

The name is quite giving, and this week it is the No Complaining Challenge. For seven days, I will not complain about small, medium, large, massive matters that are a cause for distress, and somehow call for vocalization.

Before I continue telling about my meditation challenge, I wish to ponder about challenges in general. The thing I have been learning is that you need to have some leeway, Tim Ferriss in his podcast said that if you think you can do 20 minutes of meditation, go for 10. Essentially, make it easy for yourself to make small wins! I think that is the key to a successful challenge, and as a result, instead of going into panic mode if I by accident unfavourably mention the tourists blocking my path on the tube, I will do a push-up (I will make a note of it, and probably not do it on the tube itself, though that could be a badass challenge on its own) so I can track how many complaints I made, as well as move a wristband from one wrist to the other (it is a 21 day challenge, and if you move the wristband, the days countdown restarts – I will be doing the 21 days, but for the sake of this blog, will focus on the first seven days).

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Week 2: Meditation

Challenge for Week 2: Meditation.

So somehow it seems that most successful people meditate, and mindfulness is like the new hype, nowadays more popular than quinoa, maybe even cross fit. Either way, we all have read or heard how amazing it is. So this week’s challenge is meditate for 20 minutes a day, and see what happens.

Now, talking about challenges, how did asking people for discounts go?

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