Too Busy? How to Live More Slowly

Do you feel like your whole life is a race? Are you running as fast as you can but still feel like you can’t keep up? Does the idea of slowing down seem impossible when you look at your To-Do list? 

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you might be overwhelmed and burning out fast. Your life might be genuinely filled with tasks from the time you wake up until you finally collapse into bed at the end of the day. What if there was a way to live a slower-paced life as a busy, productive person?

The video above that we found for you online can help you learn 5 ways of incorporating more quality of life into the quantity of your busy schedule. Grab a pen. You might want to write these down!  

Living Slowly

Living slow isn’t about skipping important items on your To-Do list. It is about living with intention and infusing joy into the long list of things you have to do. It can help to consider everything you need to do in a day and start to think about ways of enriching these activities without wrecking your schedule. 

This isn’t a one-size-fits-all lifestyle either. What enriches your day could seem lackluster and uninspired to someone else – and vice versa! That’s why it’s so important to try new things to see what works for you and your busy life.

Use Your Imagination

Imagine a day where you could get everything done while enjoying the process. On this imaginary day, you don’t feel rushed. You don’t feel overwhelmed. Stressful thoughts don’t run rampant in your head. You aren’t constantly checking the time. You’re moving with purpose, and everything that needs to be done is calmly reaching completion.

Does that sound good to you? With these 5 tips from the video and some creative thinking about your day, you can live a busy life that feels better. You can slow down the hectic rush of thoughts and welcome in some beautiful intention to your day.

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