It’s okay to slow down.
The world will always ask you to hurry up.
Hustle culture will measure your success based on how quickly you can do certain things or achieve certain targets.
But during such times, you need to remind yourself that it’s okay to slow down.
While running towards your goals has its own place, slowing down is equally important.
Some of the most amazing things happen when you slow down –
• Your thinking becomes clearer
• You build deeper connections
• And your mental well-being improves
You also become more intentional with everything you do.
Even meditation – one of the most powerful practices – is essentially an act of slowing down.
It may seem counterintuitive but slowing down is actually a faster way to reach your goals.
When you only run, you rise and fall quickly. When you slow down, you go the distance.
So don’t be afraid of slowing down.
It might take longer to reach your destination but you will enjoy the journey.
Thanks for reading. I am Shikhil Vyas, a technical content writer and blogger. Subscribe to my bi-monthly newsletter, Simpler Sundays, to get a dose of relaxed reading delivered directly to your inbox.