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When life gives you the sign to slow down

Don’t you feel let down because things are not going according to timeline? You feel stressed. Or you get sick out of nowhere. Isn’t it frustrating when life gives you the sign to slow down? You can’t do the things you want to do. Or you don’t have the energy to do them. Isn’t slowing down sometimes necessary? Doesn’t slowing down the pace of life have benefits? Slowing down lets you take in what you might have missed had you been so immersed in rushing. Rushing, sometimes, in the wrong direction. 8 Reasons to Slow Down Slow down because even if you do things little by little, you still get things done. Slow down enough to breathe. Relax your mind and body. Slow down to free up our plate. Say yes only to the things that bring you peace, joy, and meaning. Slow down because it’s not a competition. You are doing the best that you can. You will always have your strengths. Slow down so that you don’t have to redo things in the …

3 Tips for Writing as a Way of Life

Originally posted on The Hummingbird's Journal:
? ? I decided to become consistent on this blog as a way of taking my writing seriously. Even though writing has never been my life’s main priority, my life always leads back to writing. I can stop writing for days or weeks, but sooner or later my preference of creative outlet is writing. The following are 3 ways in which writing is part of my life on a daily basis.? Designate a time for writing and reading: I use my evenings and nights for this. I have a day job, so this is a perfect way to end my day. I also made a rule that I can’t use technology after 9 p.m. Since I do most of my writing on the computer before 9, I read after I write.? Invest time and money in products that will help you grow as a writer?and?reader: Recently, I decided to invest in products that will help me become a better blogger and writer. (I’m not saying you absolutely have…