The art of slow living: Finding Balance and Meaning in a Hectic World

The art of slow living ! In today’s fast paced world, it is difficult to stay still and do nothing. Amidst the chaos of today, the art of slow living offers a mindful way of living. In this blog, we will see about what slow living is, its advantages and practical steps we can take to find peace. Yes, its all about finding balance and meaning in this hectic world.

What is slow living?

A simple way to explain slow living is that this is a form of lifestyle where people savour the present, prioritise quality over quantity and create a strong bond with themselves (A parent child relationship) and their surroundings. Slow living promotes simplicity, peace and a sense of direction in life.

Advantages of slow living:

Slow living helps construct a system that promotes emotional well-being and a sense of belonging. Quality time spent with family helps create long lasting memories which can be a source of temporary refuge from the hectic reality. Quality family time helps to get a good understanding among the family members and to have a good family relationship. Parents should be aware of not to insist their family stress to their kids.

Finding Purpose and Passion:

In our quest for slow living, we are encouraged to identify our passions and work towards achieving what you long for. By focusing on our passion, we induce a sense of fulfilment and accomplishment in our lives.


In a constantly accelerating world, the art of slow living offers a counterweight, reminding us to embrace the beauty that lies around us. By prioritising(know what is prioritising and how to do it ?) the present, we can make sure that the future of the the world and our lives are balanced, providing contentment among the chaos.


Gokul Radhakrishnan,

School Head Boy

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