How To Slow Down Time

A little tippy tip. I’ve been on autopilot in the last month or so. Until I started to join a class in clinical & metaphysical aromatherapy recently. Couldn’t have felt more alive and excited! Sometimes, we just need to shake things up a little bit. And learning new things helps to do just that 🙂

Happier

Do you ever feel like every year time seems to fly faster and faster? Like this summer went by faster than the one before it? Like your kids are growing faster than before?

I do, all the time. And it turns out there are neurological reasons for this.

The older we get, the less new things we experience and learn. Our brains are built to preserve energy so when there is a lot of routine in our lives, we tune those experiences out. In a way, our brains go on auto-pilot and time seems to just float by. The less attention we pay to the moment we’re in, the faster it seems to move.

So what are we to do? The awesome news is that there ARE ways to slow down time — by introducing mobreathmomentre new experiences into our lives and by pausing to appreciate more moments…

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Stop and smell the flowers

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Climb up on some hill at sunrise. Everybody needs perspective once in a while, and you’ll find it there.
~Robb Sagendorph

To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
~Helen Keller

The human spirit needs places where nature has not been rearranged by the hand of man.
~Author Unknown

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