Life can get crazy busy, really fast. I am currently feeling the pressure of a rapidly growing to-do list and while life is good, the challenges are proving well,…challenging.
Even when things get hectic and we don’t know when we’re going to catch a break, busyness does requires some balance. We can’t go at a constant 110mph without burnout. Rest assured, if you don’t establish balanced habits, there will be casualties. That’s why there needs to be some in-between time tucked here and there to slow down, recharge, regroup and collect our sanity.
I originally posted this list of ten tips on my last blog two years ago and I decided I definitely needed to revisit it. I even slipped in an extra tip to make it 11! You’re welcome 🙂
Here are 11 ways simple you can slow down your busy life:
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1. Read a Book
2. Play a Game
3. Write a Letter
4. Take a Nap
5. Crank Up the Classics
6. Take up a Hobby
7. Cook a Meal
8. Take a Walk
9. Start a Journal
10. Say No
11. Be Present
What are some of the ways you take it slow? Do you need to make commitments to be more intentional about slowing down your busyness? Why do you think it’s so hard to stop sometimes?