Family Tag

28 Feb Please Slow Down

  As we continue into 2017, I think we should all embrace the motto “Slow Down.”  It seems that with the advent of technology, job demands, the gym, children, friends, and life, we are constantly on the go.  Work hours seem to extend from 40-45 hours a week to upwards of 60-70 hours.   We need gadgets like iPads, Smartphones, and other “Smart” accessories to keep in touch with each other. We text, Skype, Facebook, and What’sUp each other to maintain the relationships with our family and friends.   But where is all the fast-paced living leading us?  Sure we might have more money, a fancier car, expensive clothes, a nice house, and the latest gadgets.  But let’s do a “real” inventory check on where we stand in our lives.    How are you getting along in our relationships?  How are your health and emotional well-being?  Are you really happy or just getting by?  Better yet, when is the last time that you have even slowed down long enough to really contemplate on these questions.  If you are like most people, it’s been a long time (if ever).
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