You may be wondering what this flower bud to do with my today’s topic.
Don’t rush to conclusions my friend, that is the exact reason, I am here, talking to you.
Do you know what is funny about your lifestyle?
You rush through your life!.
You want things to be done at superspeed.
It appears as if you are chasing the time!!
“We’re a species that rushes through everything, then complains that time flies.”
Let us accept, you are obsessed with
S P E E D………⏩⏩⏩⏩⏩
There is no need for me to give any examples.
Though Almighty has given you a generous 86,400 seconds every day, still you complain of lack of time!!
You become restless if there is some delay.
You are impatient.
You readily curse others for the delay and curse yourself for bad luck.
You don’t hesitate to bring in God and complain to Him as to why He is not listening to you.
How many times do you check the watch if some delay happens and you have some urgent work to be attended to?
Why do you scramble for more time?
What happens if you rush through?
When you rush, you start the process of resistance which results in an anxious state. This triggers your body hormones that are harmful to your health in the long run.
And your focus gets limited to just getting things done and you lose your general sense.
I understand you my friend since you have become a multitasker and you can’t afford to waste a single minute.
Earning more money is important to you.Who doesn’t you may ask me.
You may say I don’t understand you and you have more than 100 ‘to do’ list and you even lecture me that ‘Time is Money’ etcetera.
It’s alright. I don’t mistake your jibe since I am your well wisher.
I am reminding about every aspect and every situation where you have become habituated to rush through your life.
Are you aware of the Rush Sickness?
Also known as Hurry Sickness characterized by continual rushing and anxiousness. Said to be a behavioral pattern since you develop ‘rushing through life’ as a habit over time.
Hurry sickness aggravates your existing stress.
Your brain is in a constant state of ‘Fight or Flight Mode’ and your body starts getting loaded with harmful corticosteroids.
This can lead to heart attacks, weird lifestyles, and irritable bowel syndrome even depression.
And because you are in a hurry, you forget things! (car key etc) and curse yourself and throw the nearby items into the air or at somebody!
I am serious.These things can happen.
Not just that you become highly irritable, sensitive but lose your mental balance and always in a quarreling mood.
And you lose your beautiful smiling face unfortunately replaced by a frown
I concede the majority of us are infected with this disturbing trend.
I remember in many movies army commander shouting at his subordinates..go..go..go. Here I can understand the urgency…but in our real life?
Is life being wasted by hurrying?
Yes my friend.
And your lovely face ages faster than that of your grandparents.
“The more I took note of how my body and brain clicked along through the day, the more I realized that I spent a considerable amount of time banging around with a brain full of chatter; A rush of things to do, bills to pay, telephone calls, text messages, e-mails, worrying about my job or my looks, my boobs or my ass; I rushed from thing to thing, multitasking, triple timing, hoping to cover all the bases, avoiding anything that might disrupt the schedule or routine. At times I was so caught up in the tempo and pattern, the predictable tap, tap tap each day, that there was no time to notice the neighbors had moved out, the wind was sneaking in from the north, the Sun was shifting on its axis, and tonight the Moon would look like milky residue floating inside an enormous cereal bowl. I wondered when I had become a person who noticed so little” Dee Williams
Any remedial measures?
Yes, there is one.
Stop rushing and………….. S L O W down. 🐌🐌🐌🐌🐌
Memorise yourself one thousand times a day that ‘Nothing is in your hand’
What about deadlines?
Hmm…what can I say?
You are never tired of asking questions.
“Are you aware that rushing toward a goal is a sublimated death wish? It’s no coincidence we call them ‘deadlines.”
Take home message
No urgency, no hurry and no rushing of your beloved life……
” It’s more important to go slow and gain the lessons you need along the journey than to rush the process and arrive at your destination empty” Germany Kent
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