I, and consequently The Slow Down, have been on a bit of a hiatus. The past month or so has been distracting and overwhelming. Here's what I've been up to along with some recommended readings.
Are you in your late 20s and restless AF? Contemplating a total overhaul of...most things? Wondering WTF is going on? Saturn may have something to do with it! Here's how to deal with this angsty life chapter.
I read a lot this past weekend! Here are some articles that impressed the hell outta me -- plus, what lessons they offer for trusting yourself.
Is hustling and grinding necessary to establish your career or can you Start Slow? What could this look like and who are some folks exemplifying this kind of intentionality?
Why time pressure, the 40-hour work week, and capitalism (surprise!) doesn't work for many of us.
What do you do when your world changes, or when you just need some sort of anchor for the tides of daily life? What if you can translate routine into self-care ritual? How can you make healthy additions to your daily journey?
Welcome to The Slow Down's first dedicated tools review! This will be a regular feature here on the blog, in which I'll break-down personal development/self-care systems developed by other folks, while applying an intersectional lens to make it all more relatable, useful, and applicable for daily life.
What to do when you want new shit but feel kinda bad about buying it? What if it's important to your identity?
What does high sensitivity have to do with the moon cycles? Perhaps more than you think.
When did I start to care about being “productive”? At what age did that concern begin to dominate my thoughts? When did it infiltrate my sense of self-worth?