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The Importance Of Slowing Down – Escaping City Life

Updated: Jul 14, 2022

We all know how caught up in day-to-day life we can be, some more so than others, especially if you live in the city. But have you considered how detrimental not slowing down can be to your overall well-being? We hope these four reasons below can help shed some light on the matter and improve your quality of life.

Gain perspective

Separating yourself from high-pressure environments for a few days gives you time to step back from your routine, put some consideration into your decisions and lifestyle, and spend some time evaluating what truly matters most.

Real chance to relax

City life is lived at 100mph the majority of the time. Quick access, immediate deadlines, rapid career progression and rushing place to place. Time to slow down is rarely slotted in, so you must make an effort to get some 'me time' every once in a while. Exploring the beautiful countryside or going to your local spa for a massage is all it takes.

Quality time with those you love (yes, yourself included)

Whether you want to disappear off onto a solo getaway, travel with a friend or partner, or enjoy family time together, it is detrimental to take some time from your hectic schedule to spend quality time with those who matter most to you.

Get back in touch with nature

We all know city life prevents some appreciation for nature. Slowing down and making the most of the countryside and forests also provides many health benefits including, reduced anger, fear and stress and an overall boost in pleasant feelings. Keep your eyes peeled as we will delve into this topic for another blog.

Take action by booking some me time off work straight away or by exploring the wilderness at the weekend.

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