Sunday, May 1, 2016

Slow Down to Get Ahead

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May 1, 2016

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Slow Down to Get Ahead

Sometimes I think there are only two instructions we need to follow to develop and deepen our spiritual life: slow down and let go.

- Oriah Mountain Dreamer -

Slow Down to Get Ahead

Chronic rushing through a never ending to-do list feeds anxiety and heightens stress levels. Due to the epinephrine, also known as adrenaline, released in the brain during stressful periods, our brains get hooked on the stimulation of activity. Our bodies become addicted to rushing and our minds switch into autopilot with everything of high importance and needing to get accomplished quickly. We start rushing when rushing is not necessary, or multitasking ourselves into ineffectiveness. This is particularly true for type A executives and leaders who tend to get caught in the cost of time ideal, making everything time-sensitive and urgent, when in fact, only a few matters at hand take true priority. { read more }

Be The Change

Take time to slow down today. For extra refreshment read this poem by the wonderful John O'Donohue: 'A Blessing for One Who is Exhausted'. { more }


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