We’re a Culture Moving Too Fast

And we’re sucking all the joy out of life.

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I welcomed her and she exhaled for what seemed like the first time in a little while. Her accent was heavy but beautiful.

You would never drop off a check at a table and walk away, especially if it was not requested. It would be considered rude in Peru.

We only enjoy things on a surface level, like if something doesn’t serve a function and a purpose in our lives, we don’t appreciate it or need it.

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We don’t care about the work being done or who does it. We care about the product. The end of the road, not the journey.

We become better people. More kind. More compassionate. More feeling. More connected. All because we slowed down.

Flaming pinball, nerd, music lover, wine snob, horrible violin player. No, I won’t stop taking pictures of my drinks. vanessaltorre@gmail.com IG: vanessaltorre

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