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You’ve probably heard of the benefits of meditation before.
But, if you’re like me you probably put this kind of thing to the back burner especially when you are busy or have important things coming up.
However, Barry Nelson proves it is possible to meditate daily. He has 3 successful businesses and two young kids but manages to find time for an hour or more of meditation every day.
This podcast will show you how this is possible and the benefits of doing so.
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In this section Barry talks about:
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It’s certainly not always rainbows and butterflies! Here, Barry mentions:
This is the main section where you will learn how meditation creates more freedom:
If a guy with 2 young kids and 3 business can find time to meditate each day, do you think most people can?
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Barry initially felt meditation was quite hippyish & woo woo!
However, he quickly found some huge benefits including:
#Infographic: Benefits of #Meditation— Dr. Edward Ko (@DrEdwardKo) March 19, 2019
• Reduces pain and enhances the body's immune system.
• Reduces feelings of #depression. #anxiety, anger and confusion.
• Increases blood flow and slows the heart rate… https://t.co/uwZrsUDz7t @KoreChiro#wellness pic.twitter.com/X3JLX68zEx
Barry talks about how the internet and particularly social media has helped all of his businesses. He talks about:
What other people think about me, is none of my business
Barry talks a lot about setting blocks of time and having “boxes” for each business:
…And if you follow him on social media you will see how often he’s off on holiday in some sunny part of the world!
1- Work on yourself- you are in charge of changing your own life i.e. read 10 pages of a book each day, listen to audiobooks/ podcast when you’re driving
2- Don’t wish your life away. Always something that you’re working towards and wishing to have something else or something bigger. Being content and happy with your life NOW
What if you woke up tomorrow with only the things that you are grateful for yesterday?
3- Start looking at the lifestyle you are willing to live. If there’s something you want to do, find time to start doing it. You don’t always have to be something that you don’t want to be. You must be intentional. You can’t just think about it then watch Netflix and drink beer every evening.
You have to put the time and effort in. It won’t magically happen but you’ll need to stay the course.
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Reverse engineer your life!
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Try it if you’ve never given it a go before…
If you already do it become more intentional with it. Remember 10 minutes a day is more important than a 1-hour session once a week.
Focus on creating the habit, then the duration and how you do it can be tweaked afterwards.
Check out the book that Barry has been reading (we’ve just started listening to the audio version and it’s pretty eye-opening!) Joe Dispenzer- “Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself“
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Barry Nelson knows a lot about managing his time. Any parent with two young children would vouch for how challenging this can be by itself.
Throw in 3 businesses to run and you’ve got yourself a full plate right there!
The more you listen to this podcast the more you will realise that Barry is solution focused and has actually created a lifestyle that he wants for himself and his family. As time goes by he is solving bigger problems and creating more time for his family to enjoy together.
Here are my top 5 takeaways from this podcast:
What was your main takeaway from this podcast?
Keep changing for the better,
P.S. If you have any experience of meditating or are interested in starting please feel free to drop a comment below… and if you have any other habits you use to manage your time it would be great if you could share them too!
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