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5 Tips for Slowing Down When Life Gets Too Crazy

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Do you sometimes feel like life is moving too fast for you to keep up? Finding the brakes during these times seems impossible, but if you keep going at breakneck speed, you’re bound to crash eventually or simply run out of gas. Slowing life down is more than a luxury; it’s often a necessity to keep yourself from spiraling out of control.

If you’re feeling out of breath due to the amount of work and trials you are currently facing, let’s take a step back together and analyze the situation. Use this guide to reevaluate your current trajectory in an attempt to slow things down and regain control. Let’s get moving (slowly but surely, that is):

Feeling overwhelmed? Take a look at your Calendar and see how booked you are. For the next few days, it might be worth leaving some spaces so you can keep a slower pace and regain your bearings.

Sometimes we get too caught up in trying to be as productive as possible that we overcompensate and burn out. The key to good mental health is by staying productive within your means. It’s not worth developing anxiety and depression just to finish a couple of extra tasks in a single day.

If you have a problem filling in every space in your Calendar, plan some calmer activities in those empty slots. For example, take the time to go on a walk, call your mother, or get a snack. Your time won’t be spent........

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