Why Slow Down?

In Pursuit of Slow

‘Slow Extends Life?’ Jackie Jarvis Is Fast better than Slow? We are all living in a society that applauds busyness, we are all in a rush, squeezing things into already packed agendas, multi-tasking, never having time to stop. Being busy interpreted as being successful. Effective you may not be, accomplishing things that matter you may [...]

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Why do I struggle to give myself permission to slow down?

In Pursuit of Slow

‘It’s ok to pause, life is not a race to the finish line’ Jackie Jarvis If you are used to driving yourself hard and have a strong work ethic you will always have a long to do list. It is the norm just to keep going until it is finished, then before it is completed [...]

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What are the Signs that Something in your Life or Work is Right for You?

In Pursuit of Slow

‘Signs let you know when to stay or when to walk away’ Jackie Jarvis If you had not known pain, you would not know pleasure. You must have had connection to know disconnection. You must have had struggle to appreciate ease. Our lives are full of these opposites, words that describe our experiences and the [...]

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The Simple Power of Kindness

In Pursuit of Slow

Quote ‘Kindness is simple, kindness is good, kind is free for you to be’ Jackie Jarvis Think about the last time someone did something really kind just for you? It may not have been a big gesture, just something simple yet it showed that person cared. It may have been someone you know or a [...]

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Listen to your Voice of Slow

In Pursuit of Slow

‘What does the voice that says Slow Down have to say to you? ‘Are you going too fast to remember the days that pass, are you spinning like a top, turning like a wheel, losing connection how your life is supposed to be. Are you lost in your head, never truly there in the special [...]

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Give yourself Permission to Go Slower

In Pursuit of Slow

“Give yourself permission to go at your own pace, life is not a race?” Jackie Jarvis Are you aware of the pace at which you live your life? Are you aware of the pace at which you feel comfortable and when you feel over stretched? Are there times when you are allowing others’ pace or [...]

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Can I get access to positive feelings when I need them?

In Pursuit of Slow

Quote ‘You get what you focus on’ Jackie Jarvis Don’t think about a blue tree … stop it now. I said don’t think about it! I wonder what you thought about. Did you think about a blue tree even although I told you not to? Did you try and make the blue tree go yellow? [...]

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One day only book promotion Sat 18th May

In Pursuit of Slow

Buy a Kindle copy of my book for £1.99 ( normal price £4.95) on Sat 18th May only and tell your friends about it.  (The shortened link to this page is   http://bit.ly/2WKgQ8d) Get Free access to my 12-week online course when you buy the book For that day only anyone buying the Kindle edition will [...]

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Are you being true to your values?

In Pursuit of Slow

‘Let your values be your guiding light’ Jackie Jarvis What is important to you in your life? What really matters most? Your values guide you, they let you know when something is right, or something is not. Your values provide an important framework in your life. A structure and strength from which you can make [...]

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This book has important messages for you if…

In Pursuit of Slow

You are running too fast, doing too much, and generally feeling disillusioned with the pressure to keep up. Trying to be perfect can quickly turn into an ongoing battle. Your life becomes like Groundhog Day, more of the same, over and over again. You want to slow down but you won’t give yourself permission. The [...]

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