unhurried-living

Day Fourteen

fast living = fast food and fast eating Fast food and fast eating are related to: indigestion poor nutrition weight gain disease less relationship time over meals Cook a healthy meal at home. Set aside all electronics and enjoy a meal with quiet or undistracted conversation with others. Chose a peaceful place and have a […]

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Day Twelve

Relationships thrive with unhurried time.Unhurried relationships value connection over accomplishment. An unhurried parent explains to their child where they are going. The unhurried friend focuses on you without phone, email or text distractions. Unhurried shoppers chat with the sales clerk. The unhurried are patient with others’ interruptions, changes, and delays. The unhurried show love to

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Day Eleven

Some say that when we live a life of hurry, we are avoiding looking too closely at our deeper feelings, our loneliness, our disappointments, our “stuff”. Are you hiding from something with your hurry? “As much as we complain about it, though, there’s part of us that is drawn to a hurried life… It means

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Day Ten

Unhurried conversations are deep, uninterrupted, thought-provoking, quality interactions. They proceed at a pace that allows more time for reflection. “Unhurried Conversations” create a very different experience for the participants, with a simple format to prevent interruptions. This video gives a glimpse into the experience.

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Day Nine

Is a book better if you speed read it, or if you take your time and get lost in it? Is a song better if you skim through it, or if you take the time to really listen? Is the view better from the window of a speeding car, or if you take time to

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Day Eight

“You don’t have to have your coffee and read the paper and talk to someone and text. Just drink your coffee.” -Victoria Sweet, MD Slow down.   Take care of you.   Take time to replenish. listen to music or play your instrument go on a walk work in a garden write a card or letter by

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Day Seven

How can you unhurry your soul? Try one of these: Write out your favorite Bible verse(s) on rest and place it where it will remind you to unhurry your heart. Create a special place in your home where you can pray and reflect. Commit to a weekly day of rest. Practice an extended time of

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Day Six

People in a hurry don’t allow time for their complex bodies and minds to recharge. Our modern frenetic pace is too fast for average human bodies, and stress disease is the result of the wear and tear on our bodies. When we live at warp speed, anxiety increases. We lose perspective on our problems because

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Day Five

“Hurry is not just a disordered schedule. Hurry is a disordered heart.” –John Ortberg Which of these may cause you to hurry? HABIT | Rushing is your MO. WORTH | When you are in a constant state of urgency, you feel valuable. GUILT | You feel bad when you slow down or if you are

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Day Four

Kimi Werner – champion freediver and spearfisher (0:00-4:20 The video continues – watch when you have time!) https://youtu.be/SFU_n1bSyyU?feature=shared&t=11 What do you miss when you speed up? What might you experience if you were to slow down?

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Day Three

“People like to say life is a marathon, not a sprint, but it’s actually more like a track workout. We run hard and then rest hard. We charge a hill and then chug some Gatorade. We do some stairs, then some 200s, and then a few 400s. In between, we rest.” –Kevin DeYoung   Elite

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Day Two

“My biggest regret in life… being in a hurry… getting to the next thing without fully entering the thing in front of me. I cannot think of a single advantage I’ve ever gained from being in a hurry. But a thousand broken and missed things, tens of thousands, lie in the wake of all that

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Day One

Hurry is characterized by continual rushing and hustle; an overwhelming and continual sense of urgency and anxiousness. Think about it: Do you…? work extra hours or finish work at home hear from people: “I don’t want to bother you because I know how busy you are” get flustered with delays and interruptions skip vacations often

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Day Seventeen

In a Princeton University Seminary experiment, what prevented someone from stopping and helping a suffering stranger was how much of a hurry they thought they were in — whether they were running late or if they were absorbed in what they were going to do. Daniel Goleman Ted Talk (ONLY 0:43-2:10) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3wyCxHtGd0 Hurry glances. Love

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Day Sixteen

The land won’t produce a harvest if it never lies fallow.Rhythms of work and rest, productivity and refreshment, ebb and flow, produce the best results. Try this: Know when you work best. Work according to your peak times of energy, creativity, and mental focus — and rest or relax during the times when those lag.

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Day Fifteen

“Draw close to people who honor your no, who cheer you on for telling the truth, who value your growth more than they value their own needs getting met… …You can’t have yes without no. Another way to say it:if you’re not careful with your yeses, you start to say no to some very important

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Day Fourteen

fast living = fast food and fast eating Fast food and fast eating are related to: indigestion poor nutrition weight gain disease less relationship time over meals TRY ONE OF THESE: –Cook a healthy meal at home.–Set aside all electronics and enjoy a meal with quiet or undistracted conversation with others.–Choose a peaceful place and

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Savor. Focus. Rest.

“We all know we need rest from work, but we don’t realize we have to work hard just to rest.”-Kevin DeYoung Scattered, frantic, boundary-less busyness comes naturally.The rhythms of work and rest require planning. Learn to SAVOR the moments, FOCUS your mind, and REST your body as you practice unhurried living.

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