If you feel overwhelmed, breathe. It will calm you and release the tensions.
If you are worried about something coming up, or caught up in something that already happened, breathe. It will bring you back to the present.
If you are moving too fast, breathe. It will remind you to slow down, and enjoy life more.
Breathe, and enjoy each moment of this life. They’re too fleeting and few to waste.
Yes, I’m starting to feel overwhelmed. Time to reflect on those four simple sentences.
You need to do something, get good at it, be passionate about it. This could take months or years, but if you’re having fun, that’s what’s most important.
From Zen Habits ~ The Short but Powerful Guide to Finding Your Passion
Only very recently have we been forced to work from 8 to 5, and to go to school and follow a very rigid class schedule. Only very recently have we become obsessed with tracking and making use of every minute, so that we have things to do when we’re waiting for other things to happen.
(Via -Simple Manifesto: Break Free from the Tyranny of the Clock | Zen Habits.)