7 Steps to Living at the Speed of Life

Written by Jim M. Allen

7 Steps to Living atrepparttar Speed of Life by Jim M. Allen

Everywhere you turn today, people are in a constant rush: Hurry here! Hurry there! Free up an extra half-hour and you just might be able to squeeze one more task into your already overflowing schedule of things to do.

Unfortunately, too many of us these days mistake living fast for living well. They aren'trepparttar 131351 same things. Rather than spend your time rushing around not enjoying life, makerepparttar 131352 decision to do justrepparttar 131353 opposite. Choose to slow down.

Below I've listed 7 steps that will help you get started "gearing down" to a calmer, more enjoyable pace: your own, personal, speed of life.

1. Stop rushing

No matter how much you do or don't do, time passes by at a steady rate. Second by second, minute by minute. You can't change that. So accept it and pace yourself.

2. Stop being rushed

Of course, you'll need to spend some time tellingrepparttar 131354 people around you that you're not going to rush anymore, but it's worth it. Take a stand: don't let others force you into fast forward mode.

3. Do less

It's natural for you to start rushing about when your list of activities is jam-packed. If you really want to slow down, reduce your commitments --it's okay to say "No" when people ask for your help and/or participation-- and free up some "spare" time.


Written by Jim M. Allen

Are you living a life or pursuing a lifestyle?

More and more I see people who are driving themselves (and those around them) crazy, not to mention torepparttar edges of exhaustion and financial insolvency, all forrepparttar 131349 sake of trying to live a lifestyle.

Think about it... What'srepparttar 131350 first thing we see about other people?

Their lifestyle!

We seerepparttar 131351 clothes they wear,repparttar 131352 jobs they have,repparttar 131353 houses they live in. We see all ofrepparttar 131354 outward signs of their LIFESTYLE.

But what is it that we aren't seeing? What else is there?

Quite a lot, actually.

Just like an iceberg, most ofrepparttar 131355 BIG stuff in our lives is hidden from view. Similarly, LIFESTYLE is justrepparttar 131356 tip ofrepparttar 131357 iceberg to understanding WHO a person really is and WHAT they truly value.

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