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Speed up, slow down & other thoughts on our time-crunched society {Friday High-Fives}


Hey, y'all, it's time for Friday high-fives!
Enjoy the link love & find some time to slow down this weekend.

Are we too busy these days?
Or are you all about productivity hacks?

What do you think?

I'm really curious to hear your thoughts.
Comment below or head over to Instagram so we can chat!


Remember when reading was a leisurely pastime? Well, now it's become another thing to check off the to-do list. One guy's solve? Speed up his audio books to 3x the normal speed. → America’s unhealthy obsession with productivity is driving its biggest new reading trend


If listening to audiobooks at warp speed isn't fast enough for you, Hardbound turns bestselling nonfiction into illustrated stories you can read in 5 minutes or less. → Hardbound


Are you in control of your calendar? I'm not. But after reading this, it's definitely a long-term goal of mine. → Wait, other people can take your time?


Can't find time to pursue your side projects? Marie has some sage advice to stop all the multitasking and focus. → How to stop your side hustle from becoming a pushed-aside hustle


Are you an early riser? I am but only out of necessity (that necessity is called CrossFit). This guy's take on a 30-day experiment to wake up at 4:30am is a pretty funny reminder that time is what we make of it. → What Happened When I Woke Up at 4:30 for 30 Days

Bonus Link!

I think everything moves a little too fast these days. I don't have the answer figured out, and I often times feel like I contribute to the chaos. But I'm trying to find the balance in all of it. So, I ordered a copy of Chasing Slow. I haven't read it yet, but it's next on my summer reading list. Have you read it? I'd love to hear your take on it.