It's interesting that the more we keep doing the same task over and over, the more we find it hard to do. Maybe the task was defined to specifically and it lead to boredom and then our mind wanders.
When we commit to reading every day, it's easy not to get bored because there are so many things to read. The challenge is in creating a space that allows for that habit to be supported.
I like to read right after lunch to disconnect from my morning brain that is still racing. I see it as a meditation-style effort where I am consciously shifting my attention away from the past and into the present. It's hard to read without being present.
This short video from my favorite blog reminded me that I've not been as focused on stretching as I was when I had my Tuesday / Thursday track group to hold me accountable.
While I'd like to do more yoga, I've been filling that time slot with yard work, raking acres of soil as if it was my zen garden . . . but once again I digress.
Add this collection of 5 simple moves to your flexibility routine when you get bored of some of the more traditional exercises.