3 New Habits to Start Building This Easter
Holidays are a good chance for us to get some rest, recharge and spend time doing what we love with the people we love. With more time spent in the comforts of our own home these days, why not try these new experiences and see whether they are suitable for you to adopt into your routine that help you live more productively, with better health and more joy.
If you prefer taking classes, we would recommend you trying crystal bowl/ singing bowl meditation classes that use sound waves for healing which is extra soothing. Here are a couple of classes you can join this Easter:
Don’t remember when is the last time you picked up a book? We all know how it feels when life gets busy. Go to your nearby bookstore and pick up a book from your favourite genre. Scheduling at least 15 minutes each day to get your eyes off your phone/laptop onto a book can make a huge difference! Reading before bedtime also improves your sleep quality as it keeps you away from extra blue light emitted from your devices.
No idea what to read? Check out the most popular books rated by other readers here.
3.Go to Nature
Hong Kong is blessed with proximity to nature from the hustle-bustle of city life, let’s make good use of it. Going to nature often also is proved to reduce stress, reduce risks of asthma, allergies, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, as well as boost your mood and mental health. As suggested by Experts, try to go to nature for at least 120 minutes every week to reap the benefits of it long-term; it could be in any form that you prefer. Here are some ideas to experience nature and get some much-needed vitamin D.
- Book a wake surfing trip with your friends in Sai Kung
- Visit a Geosite
- Kayak in the pristine waters of Sai Kung
- Canyoning down beautiful waterfalls
- Hike the MacLehose Trail
Some research shows that it takes approximately 66 days to build a new habit. So, better choose those activities that you find enjoyable and easy to adopt to start with. No point in stressing yourself over missing a new habit for a day or two. Let us know if you tried any of our suggested activities and whether you love them. Don't wait until the new year to start something new. Start now! Happy Easter, everyone!
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