When I am due some time off for holidays I always intend to include a social detox within my break. To work on being instead of doing and allowing my brain time to slow right down and enjoy wherever I may be in the moment.
However as the years have gone by I know it is harder to tune out, with the smart phone and tablet evolution it seems there aren’t many places these days that are WiFi free and completely off grid.
Sitting in cafe’s with free WiFi means it is so tempting just to take a quick look at Twitter and see what is going on. Or pin a few pictures on Pinterest. And if I have any spare time going online is usually the first place I head to, to fill the time gap and keep me occupied.
Mr Scarletta and I ventured off to France for a couple of weeks for our holiday and it was totally my intention to switch off and the plan was for Scarletta social radio silence. Before we set off whilst looking a printed books to read in WHSmith I noticed an abundance of colouring books for adults. If you are familiar with the Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron you’ll know how crucial it is for us to spend some time being creative, playing and doing stuff we simply enjoy daily and weekly. Continue reading