You’ve heard it countless times…

Slow down.

Don’t rush.

Take your time.

You think that by moving with haste and speed you can be more efficient and save time. While this may be true in the short term, in the long term, it seem’s to be mostly ineffective.

Potential time you save in rushing, you end up wasting in mistakes made during haste.

Those mistakes made conversely, end up wasting more time than you even anticipated to save.

There is something to be a said about a man who can exert patient grace in the face of ‘pressure’. It’s not that the man doesn’t feel pressure, it’s that he doesn’t succumb to it. He understands ‘pressure’ and ‘time’ are man made concepts that can only disrupt you, if you let them. Regardless of the chaos surrounding his mind, he acknowledges it, breaths with it, and makes peace with it.

Then he realises…by slowing down…he actually moves faster.

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