From: Mind Body Green
By: Jules Hunt
As our series, Your Soulful Sunday continues, enjoy this article from Mind Body Green.
Your Soulful Sunday series helps you fill your life back up with purpose and alignment.
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How about learning how to use technology to your advantange?
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This article by Jules Hunt, is just the ticket.
As part of the experience, our group shared one computer, and Wi-Fi was limited to 15 minutes a day per person. They encouraged us to stay focused on our training and connect with one another without worrying about what was happening back home.
This limit, though difficult at first, taught me how to embrace disconnection, stay present in my everyday, and truly embrace myself and my passions.
Over the course of the month, I learned so much about myself. I tapped into true, authentic creativity. I didn’t have social media to inspire me—all I had was nature and the people around me. I looked to my own sense of knowing instead of turning to the internet.
I also developed richer relationships; we all got deep with one another, fast. I was able to abandon any preconceived ideas of who each person was or the life they led at home based on how they portrayed themselves online. At the same time, I was forced to confront my emotions head-on. A lot of repressed feelings came up while I was in Nicaragua, but I couldn’t run from them. I couldn’t just numb it by scrolling on social media. I wrote songs, recorded journal entries, and confided in the people around me—my sounding board and my family for that month.
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