I have always been fascinated with the concept of time and feel a twinge of excitement when reading science or philosophical meanderings about it. In the past it was something that always hurried by as I ran from meeting to meeting, client to client, always hoping I could catch up with time. I was forever its slave. Until, that is, I stumbled upon the now and all that it entails.
When I experienced a traumatic accident at the age of 14, one of the most memorable aspects of it was the seeming slowness of time as it unfolded. As I look back it now this slowed down time was a gift to me. There was nothing that I could have done to change the outcome by this point, but it helped me to see that nobody was at fault for what happened to me in that moment. Many others have shared stories with me about how time seemed to slow down for them when they needed it to.
The beauty of all of this is that we can consciously slow down time. Not by turning back our clocks or through any other mechanical advantage, but through the power of our own perception. You may be rolling your eyes at this moment, but when you talk to those who have found inner peace and success, they have been masters of time. Neuroscience backs it up to. Time is a master to most, but those in the know can slow it down and structure it so that time is not an enemy to defeat but a gift from God.
Awareness is the key. Awareness as often as you can remind yourself. It could begin with awareness of your breath in meditation. It could be awareness of the love you feel for someone in your life. It could be awareness of every bite of food or sip of coffee that enters your mouth. It is this kind of awareness that slows down our time and keeps us centred in life. As someone who has known busy, who has been trapped in the past at times, or looked ahead only to the future, it is powerful to be able to centre all awareness in the now.
Through this awareness we find that our actions arise out of inspiration more often, synchronicities guide our course and validate our choices, and we become masters of time once more. We accomplish more, we feel fulfilled in the greater version of now because we feel more fulfilled in the presence of now. Gratitude for each and every moment, whether of pain or pleasure, is easier to find and we can inspire it in others. It begins with awareness and ripples out through space and time. If you are new to it, welcome to your adventure of slowing down time.
Waking up without an alarm, experiencing more synchronicities, time traveling, greater inner peace - these are just some of the things you will experience in abundance when you heal your relationship with time.
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