Slowing Down to Live Better

You can think of living in the moment in two different ways. One is to take each singular moment that you have in this life and pack it as chock-full of activities and events as possible.

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This leads to the second way to embrace the moment: consciously UN-schedule activities and events. Take things off your agenda.

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Adding more activities can distract you for a time. But learning to find a peace and quiet that is all your own renders the constant struggle of “more, faster, now” irrelevant.

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Photo: Aaron Chamberlain