With the pace of life seemingly getting faster and faster, it’s easy to end up in a ‘high adrenaline’ state all the time.
But, a few truths to note:
- The actual pace of your life is exactly the same as it was 10,000 years ago. It is only the perception that has changed. One second is still one second.
- This perception is very, very strong. It feels like you are constantly defending against … lots of things. (Media, information, tasks, deadlines, etc.)
- That feeling triggers your stress response. Enter, adrenaline.
- It is not healthy to constantly operate in that mode.
- You need to relax.
The path to a long, healthy life must involve reducing stress.
The first step on this path is to simply be aware of the situation.
When everyone or everything else is moving all around you, stand still for one minute.