I Need to Slow Down

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 28 People

    I Have A Little, Glad Of It Too

    "Good quality of life" is the name of the game for me nowadays.  In my busiest days I worked an admin job for a top law firm (which makes it sound far more glamorous than it actually was).  My daily routine pretty much consisted solely of sleep-commute-work-commute-eat-sleep...
    Opalgem Opalgem
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Apr 20, 2011

    Way Way Down

    Yesterday at the beach when I stopped to make sand castles with my children I realized how fast they are growing and how much that I'm missing. Those moments that I want to remember and that I want them to remember. It's funny how those little things stay with us...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jun 29, 2009

    I need to slow down, been a long month away

    from her and I don't want to push her away by saying things she doesnt know how to respond to or isn't ready to hear just all the conversations we had last night made me feel close again
    forgottenluna forgottenluna
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 2, 2015

    im in the fast lane right now.

    I know it's so wrong and need to stop. I can't. I asked for something and got it granted. but it wasn't the way I wanted it. I'm over my head and can't stop. I'm just making it worse and know it's all gonna coming crashing down. Just a matter of time. FML
    Pinkshoxx23 Pinkshoxx23
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 10, 2015

    I get impatient and frustrated

    and then give myself a hard time about not having 'got there' quick enough I want to give myself chance to really experience my own feelings and stop pressuring myself to have already solved everything . I want to stop expecting myself to have answers and abilities which there...
    dispossessed dispossessed
    51-55, F
    1 Response Mar 1, 2014

    Out Of Control...

    Wow, I'm really trying to slow down...and think i will get there...but even as i type this i realize i'm "racing", barely breathing....glad to hear there's a group of "others" out there....actually with the internet age and information overload, i long for the simple life.I'm 42...
    mickman100 mickman100
    41-45, M
    1 Response Feb 27, 2012
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