Showers are that neccesary evil that you have to encounter every day. Or every other day, depending on your (or your partner’s) preference. We wake up in the morning, try to clear that morning fog, then step into the shower. If you’re like most people, you’ll get the shower going and your mind will immediately embark on a journey far beyond the walls of your shower, let alone house. You think of the laundry. You think of the deadlines coming up. Then this brilliant app idea you’ve been meaning to get to. Or the lyrics to a song you’re writing. Or a blog post about thinking in the shower. Before you know it, your body is covered in suds when you finally come to. How long has it been? Five minutes? Twenty? Shower time is anamorphous and unpredictable. Depending on the busyness of your mind, this amount may vary daily. Weekends may be the worst offenders since you have a much lighter schedule, thus leading to an even greater expanse of time.
You may be thinking that you enjoy standing in the shower, letting your mind free. It may be the only time you allow yourself to do such a thing. Another day, I’ll get into the importance of meditation, but for now we can look at some numbers to see if they sway your wandering mind.Read More