Lent – Use this opportunity even if you are not religious

Lent is starting this Wednesday February 17th 2021. It is the six-week period leading up to easter and one of the most important times of the year for many Christians around the world. The origins are the temptation of Christ, who spent 40 days and nights in the Judean Desert according to the bible. You don’t need to be a firm believer or even a Christian to use this time as an opportunity for yourself. Less is sometimes more Lent is the perfect time to declutter and focus more on what is important. I know we are in the midst of a global pandemic and we already have to pass on a lot of things that we thought were always available until last year. However, this is a golden opportunity to bring some mindfulness into our lives. You might feel already too mindful because of all the restrictions that are…