Taking things slow achieves more for the soul.
Life can often feel like it's in fast forward.
We feel obliged to accelerate.
We find ourselves cramming as much activity as possible into the shortest periods of time.
We disregard our natural rhythms because we have to keep up. Rushing never gets you anywhere.
Slowing down allows you to savor experiences.
Going slower allows you to focus your attention and energy on the task at hand.
Moving at a slower pace lets you get things done more efficiently.
Slowing down allows you to be mindful, deliberate, and fully present.
When we slow down, we are giving ourselves the opportunity to reacquaint ourselves to our natural rhythms.
Slowing down lets you become more absorbed in whatever it is you are doing.
Taking our time to prepare a meal, clean our home, plant flowers in our garden, taking in our surroundings as we walk allows us to “feel” and be connected to our soul.
Learning to slow down in our fast-moving world can take practice, but if you slow down long enough to try it, you may be surprised how natural living at this pace can be.