When I think about this time spent versus time saved, those memories of my dad and I going to football games on a Sunday resonate with me. And I’m able to go back, recall that memory, and enjoy those times with my dad who recently passed away.Greg Dickerson
- We often choose high-speed experiences over high-quality experiences.
- We miss out on human connection when we are moving too quickly.
- The fast pace of life accelerates the wear and tear on our bodies.
- At the end of our lives, our most meaningful memories will be those when our pace was slow rather than fast.
- Slowness often feels uncomfortable shortly before it feels meaningful.
- Slowing it down is worthwhile even if it doesn’t come naturally.
- We must be confident in the pace of our lives in order to persevere in our slowness while others continue to zoom past.
- Slowing down helps us to achieve more, or at least to achieve more meaningful things.
- Make a practice of ‘Slow Sundays,’ where you intentionally slow the pace of your day.
- Evaluate yourself honestly by considering, “Am I a slow-paced or fast-paced person?”
- Wake up early enough that you have the time to complete your morning routine slowly.
Beware Of Busyness
Particularly in times of uncertainty and unpredictability, human beings are tempted to hit the gas pedal and fill our lives with an overload of activities as a tactic to distract us from unfortunate circumstances and unpleasant feelings. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and his son Logan Brown explore the dark side of busyness and give practical tips on how to break free from living in the tyranny of the urgent.
Practice A Sabbath
Is it possible that an ancient religious law could be the key to greater peace, purpose, and even productivity? This week, Amy Seiffert and Dr. Tyler Schwanz testify to the transformative power of taking an entire day off every single week.
Be Fully Present
Take a deep breath. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Amy Seiffert have a conversation about the crucial, yet extremely difficult practice of really being wherever you are.