Sometimes when you watch a movie or read a book the characters may remind you of people that you know. In real life. It may be the way they look or the way that they behave. There’s just something about them.
That happened to hypnotherapist, Mark Tyrrell. He was watching the story of Alice in Wonderland with his daughters when he found himself chuckling. He was amused to himself recognizing so many of the busy adults that he knew (and himself at times) in the frantic and rush behavior of White Rabbit.
If you haven’t read the book or seen the movie recently, he’s the one clutching his pocket-watch and rushing off crying “I’m late!” all the time. Always in a rush.
What a good example the harried White Rabbit is of many of us as we rush about in our busy world.
Rushing off to work, rushing through errands, rushing the kids home from school, rushing to cook dinner and then clean it all up – all that rushing just sucks the fun out of life.
Not to mention that the constant Cortisol (stress hormone) in your system is bad for your physical and mental health – it weakens your immune system and raises your blood pressure; feeds anxiety and harms your heart.
So, How can we stop rushing about? Sometimes all it takes is to ask yourself, “Why am I rushing?” You will find that, many times, there’s no reason to rush yourself and that you’re doing it simply out of habit.
Then of course there are practical things you can do:
- Plan things to take longer. In other words, build in slowness to your schedule.
- Stop sweating the small stuff – I mean, what’s the worst that could happen?
- Regularly relax properly to give ourselves a break.
And to get out of the habit of rushing, consider listening to the Reduce Time Pressure hypnosis download . What a relief!
To a week of slowing down and enjoying your life,
Self Hypnosis USA