Are you a Multitasker? Are you the type of person that will do 2 or more things at a time to save time? Will you cram a bunch of things together to make sure you have them all completed? Spending time with your friend, buying some new shoes, taking care of your ill grandmother, speaking to your mother.
Hmmmmmmmmmm…. Are you seeing what you look like right now?
YOU ARE DOING TOO MANY THINGS AT ONCE!!
Why? Because when you are so focused on multi-tasking, you are not giving your quality time to each task and focusing on none of them!You are doing a half-good job at spending time with your friend, you are doing a half-good job at buying new shoes, you are not providing quality time to your mother and not taking good care of your ill grandmother.
Fast food, Drive Through, these as well as many others have ruined our lives… People have become more lazy, don’t want to take the time to sit for a coffee, for some food, always on the run, because life is too fast.
Not to mention, you are in such a rush, you are missing out on the beauty of life and not enjoying it.
Slow is about connection: with our food, our families, our friends, communities and ourselves. Living slowly allows us time to appreciate all of these life-defining elements, parts of our existence that we can easily take for granted.
Don’t allow time to control you, you control your time! Don’t wake up one day and realize that life is passing you by so fast.
You can’t control how much time you have on this earth, but you can control the time you do have on this earth.
Body and Soul tells us how to live slower, here are some tips to read: http://www.bodyandsoul.com.au/sex+relationships/wellbeing/slow+down+and+enjoy+life,18201
Leo Babauta explains 10 Essential Rules for Slowing Down and Enjoying Life More: Do Less, Be Present, Disconnect, Focus on People, Appreciate Nature, Eat Slower, Drive Slower, Find Pleasure in Anything, Single Task, and Breathe. Read more at http://zenhabits.net/the-10-essential-rules-for-slowing-down-and-enjoying-life-more/
A slower-paced life means making time to enjoy it, so take it easy, enjoy your life, because your life will have more quality and what you offer will be better quality.
Slowing down is a conscious choice, and not always an easy one, but it leads to a greater appreciation for life and a greater level of happiness.