February 03, 2020

12-Minute Ways to Have a Better Day (Revisited)

The 12-Minute Series was originally posted in 2012.

We’ve decided to republish it integrally because we believe it can still help as everyone aspires to make things better.

Let’s hope it stirs up the discussion and stimulates you to change the world 12-Minute at a time!

This article was originally posted on July 12, 2012

Here are some simple 12-Minute Ideas to help things go smoothly; to have a brighter and merrier day.

Sometimes, 12-Minute it’s all it takes!

1-Wake Up 12-Minute Earlier

This will allow you to take time to smell the roses and relax before you start your morning routine or
to take a little more time before you embark in a busy work day.  

2-Take 12-Minute to Breathe

Take a break during an hectic day and just breathe!

3-Invest 12-Minute to Plan Your Day

Plan you day early in the morning or the next one late at night.

4-Take 12-Minute to Call or Write to a Friend

Real friends are precious, take time to stay in touch with them!

5-Take 12-Minute to Read a Good Book

A great way to take a break and change pace: read a chapter of a fascinating book!

6-Stop and Relax for 12-Minute

To reduce stress: just stop and relax for a quick 12-Minute Break.

7-Play for 12-Minute (with your Kids)

Take time to have fun and play. In you have kids, they will love it too!  

8- Hug Someone for 12-Minute

Ask permission first for this one and please keep it private if need be.

9-Take 12-Minute to Clean Up

A clean and clear workspace usually promotes peace of mind. An orderly house too!

10-Stop and reflect for 12-Minute

Some great ideas usually come out when we simply think. But we rarely take time to do so.  

11-Take a 12-Minute Walk

Stretch or take a quick swift walk during your 12-Minute Break.

12-Revisit your Good Deems of the Day in 12-Minute

Take time to think about what went well in your day. Be grateful about it!

Bonus-Take Only 12-Minute to Clear your Inbox

Sometimes, answering e-mails or managing your inbox takes forever.
Be disciplined and only take 12-Minute to efficiently clean it up!

Probably have some good 12-Minute Ideas of your own?
Feel free to comment or share them with us! 

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