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One way to feel joy today

🐦 Today’s tip: Set an “unusual bird interruption” alarm.

Sometimes—even when we’re shuffling through the late (we hope!) stages of a pandemic, and feeling burnt-out and spark-less—connecting with life’s joy is as easy as looking at a bird.

This doesn’t even have to mean actual bird-watching — a video works. As the teacher Sophie Lucido Johnson writes in

Take a few minutes today to watch a bird. As Johnson puts it, “The time it takes to notice a bird — like, really notice it — is time spent outside of yourself.”


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