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Exploring the Essence of Slow Living

What is slow living?

The world nowadays often feels like it's spinning faster than ever before and more and more people are coming to the concept of slow living, which is like and anchor or a beacon of tranquility and mindfulness.

But what exactly is slow living, and why is it gaining momentum in today's fast-paced society?

What is slow living?

Slow living is a philosophy (close to Hygge) that encourages individuals to intentionally savor the present moment, prioritize meaningful experiences over material possessions, and cultivate a deeper connection to oneself and the world around them. It's about embracing a simpler, more deliberate way of life.

Slow living is definitely not about being lazy or unproductive; it's about reclaiming control over our time and energy, and consciously choosing how we want to spend them. It's about slowing down enough to appreciate the beauty of everyday moments, whether it's enjoying the act of making breakfast pancakes with our children, cup of coffee on a porch or taking a peaceful walk through nature.

It is about the shift of our focus from the relentless pursuit of productivity and consumption to the pursuit of meaning and connection. It encourages us to let go of the constant need for being busy and instead embrace a more sustainable pace that allows us to fully engage with the richness of life.

Choosing slow living in our lives can have many forms, whether it's simplifying our surroundings, choosing to do one thing at the time, practicing mindfulness, or prioritizing experiences over possessions.

By embracing slow living, we not only enhance our own well-being but also contribute to a more sustainable and compassionate world. It's a gentle reminder to slow down, breathe, and appreciate the beauty and wonder that surrounds us each and every day.

So, the next time you feel overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of modern life, take a moment to pause, reflect, and ask yourself: What would it look like to live a little slower, a little more intentionally, today?

Embrace the rhythm of slow living, and let it guide you towards a life filled with meaning, purpose, and joy.

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Mathew & Klara


Our online friendship led us to a long-distance relationship that turned into marriage, 11 years together and in summer 2022 we also promoted to parents to the sweetest baby boy.

Our passion is nature, wellness and photography, we strongly believe, that life is in our hands and with this motto in our mind we create our life path.


Our blog contains articles about healthy lifestyle, relationships, wellness and minimalism 

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