Change Your Tempo

My wife and I just had a wonderful day in Santiago, exploring a few different museums and having lunch at a great Vietnamese spot we had never been to before.

Despite being a little bit warm, it was a very enjoyable day.

Though I have lived in Chile for 4+ years, I rarely venture into Santiago proper. It's about 75-95 minutes by bus and public transportation can get a little crowded.

Because I can work remotely from home, I often setup shop at a near by Starbucks or simply work from my home desk downstairs.

As anyone who works remotely knows, it can often be a little lonely, especially if you aren't conscious about your social life and outside activities.

Thought I often decide against going into the city, changing my tempo was surprisingly refreshing.

Don't be afraid to change things up, especially if you've been operating on autopilot for some time.

Today was a great reminder that I should definitely make it into the city more often, as there is so much left to be explored and enjoyed.

Sometimes, we get into our set ways and forget we have the option of increasing or decreasing our tempo.

If you've been primarily in work mode for a while, try increasing your social interactions.

If you've been neglecting your your career and work in favor of building relationships, try making massive progress in a short period of time.

Of course, it doesn't always have to be either or, but changing tempo is a powerful way to get unstuck and experience more of what life has to offer.