When you’re busy, feel overwhelmed, or worry about money or getting clients, the LAST thing you want to do is actually the FIRST thing you should do:

Slow. Down.

You need it. And your business needs it, too.

Here are just some of the benefits of slowing down:


#1: Better connection to what you want, feel, & need.

You need to be present and aware in this moment to really feel what you need, want, and what’s going on inside you.

When you take the time to consciously connect to yourself and this moment, you’re also much better connected to your intuition.

Which helps you take inspired actions and be in the flow. Which is ALWAYS the easiest and most effortless way to create anything.


#2: Whatever YOU need is what your BUSINESS needs.

Your business can only function as good as you can.

When you’re tired, it’s harder to focus. It’s harder to make the right decisions. Everything is harder when you’re tired.

Taking good care of yourself is part of being an entrepreneur. NOT something you do if you happen to have some time left.


#3: Your best ideas come when you’re relaxed.

That’s why you always get the best ideas in the shower or any other moment you’re not actively thinking or worrying about your business.

The more relaxed you are, the more in the flow you are.

Ideas, inspiration, and opportunities flow to you with ease– and you’re present enough to see & cease them.


#4: You experience more joy and less stress.

When you slow down more, you can enjoy life more. Your life is NOW, not when your work is done.

Life is ALWAYS and ONLY now.


Take the time to slow down.

Not only during the holidays or weekends.

Make it a habit to slow down on a daily basis. You’ll feel better. And your business will do better, too!


“You don’t always need a plan.

Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go, and see what happens.” ~ Mandy Hale


© Brigitte van Tuijl



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