We live in an era of self-improvement — whether it’s the glare of social media or the glow of just wanting to reach our full potential, our time is filled with big ideas, promises to be better, and grandiose designs to change our life. Often, we fail and often we feel terrible. Micro-habits can change that, taking tiny steps each day is far more manageable than running a marathon. In short, small changes can reap big benefits.

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Whatever your big goal is, don’t bite off more than you can chew. For example, you declare you want to learn French, commit to ten lessons a month and then realize half way through your first week that you don’t have the time and energy to do this. You feel intimidated by your own declaration, then you feel guilty for not completing it. But, with a micro-habit, you can commit to just learning one or two words a day. It’s easier for your brain to retain information that way, it hasn’t cost you a fortune, and you have used minimal effort. …

Sometimes we all need 5 minutes peace. Especially at Christmas.
Here at mahabis, we hope to make those moments extra special, to emphasise the value of downtime, and the importance of making time.

Follow our story of one boy’s mission to give his mother 5 minutes peace for Christmas.

If you know anyone who deserves to put their feet up, then why not share our video and consider giving them the gift of downtime this Christmas.

“What we do during our working hours determines what we have; what we do in our leisure hours determines what we are.” — George Eastman

The idea of a great deal of leisure time can feel like something which should be reserved for holidays, and even then, the long unstructured hours can often feel hard to fill…

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In our downtime we settle into the understandable balance between life and work, looking forward to the weekend and early mornings and coffee breaks. But what if the hours we worked were drastically reduced and we were able to live easily on only two or three hours of work a day and relish the other hours as those of our own? …

take a step back, put your feet up, make time. // if you have a customer services enquiry please email us at info@mahabis.com

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