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Managing it all

2 days ago, I lost my iPhone 4s. I lost it (or should I say ‘left it’) in a cab. This phone is clearly more than a phone. This is a mini computer and contains all my pictures, contacts, notes and apps. On top of that it’s one of the most expensive phones on the market. So this definitely was a painful experience.


However, even if I knew it was just a phone my mind automatically kept coming back to this painful event during the next 24 hours. This is quite funny to observe how your phone can create such a shock in your life.


This kind of things doesn’t happen to me usually and to be honest I’ve passed the scene many times in my mind without recalling how I could have left it fall in the cab. Or did I leave it on the seat? I have absolutely no idea.


But what I do know is that this is actually sending me a very clear message. I was not quite in alignment with myself when this happened. To be honest I don’t think I was quite in alignment during the whole weekend. The week before, I had left life getting over me and I was trying to push myself to manage it all instead of just going with the flow.


The fact that I lost my phone like that and that I am now forced to stay ‘phone free’ during at least a week is really meaning something to me.


I think we should never try to manage it all. The best thing we should do is really taking care of ourselves.


This is not a secret anymore: the more you take care of yourself, the better.



So I started the week by increasing my yoga practice and my relaxation time and I deeply know that everything will fall into place again.


I just wrote down this story to actually tell you one only thing: “Always, always put yourself & your own wellbeing first, everything else will follow.” If you don’t do that, you won’t be able to enjoy every little things life has to offer.




Share in the comments below 1 thing you can do this week to put your own wellbeing first. Do you have some tips and tricks to inspire others?



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