The 10 Essential Rules for Slowing Down and Enjoying Life More

Travelling at the speed of life.

We know we need to slow down.

We know we’re too busy on our phones not being present and life passes us by.

We know that we should slow down and take in as much as we can of this crazy experience called “life”

But we don’t.

We can’t.

We won’t.

This article from Zenhabits is a toolkit of 10 ways to slow down and enjoy life more- it’s well worth bookmarking.

My favourite?

8. Find pleasure in anything. This is related to being present, but taking it a step farther. Whatever you’re doing, be fully present … and also appreciate every aspect of it, and find the enjoyable aspects. For example, when washing dishes, instead of rushing through it as a boring chore to be finished quickly, really feel the sensations of the water, the suds, the dishes. It can really be an enjoyable task if you learn to see it that way. The same applies to other chores — washing the car, sweeping, dusting, laundry — and anything you do, actually. Life can be so much more enjoyable if you learn this simple habit.

Full post here.