Exit ahead: Simplify your busy life with meditation

We are always moving … going … doing. From the moment our feet hit the floor after waking to a screaming alarm we are already fighting against our brain. Even before our day has started we have forced our body to unnaturally wake up going against its normal physiological cycle. From there our schedules take off in opposite directions: Must get the kids ready for school, must get the presentation in by 8 a.m., traffic jams, speeding ticket, parking lot is full. No time for lunch, did I even pack the kids lunch? Proceed to make a call to the husband beg for him to take the kids lunch, then remember your breakfast was just coffee and Advil. Swing into a fast food joint with the seven extra minutes you have and inhale a cold, tasteless slab of something on a bun. Meetings, phone calls, “did I schedule the dogs’ vet appointment the same day of my kids dental checkups?” Tank is on empty, wait in the line for gas, can’t find debit card. Phone is buzzing on the dashboard, no time to pick that up, put the gas on my credit card and make a mental note to stop using credit cards. “Did I even pay the credit card bill this month?!” Try in vain to power through the final couple hours at work, eyes are burning, head...

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