“What is the result of always wanting more, always wanting to maximize? It’s rushing, grabbing onto everything, never having enough, never being satisfied, never actually stopping to enjoy, not really appreciating each moment because I’m greedy for more great moments. Indulging in this greediness for more, this maximizing everything, doesn’t satisfy it. It just creates more wanting for more.”
If you’re constantly trying to cram more of everything into your day, this one’s for you.
Leo Babauta in Thrive Global examines why we’re always in a hurry and what we can do about it including to recognize that slowing down is an act of generosity toward ourselves.