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At the same time, the world has become ekogio giant buffet of things to do, consume, experience — and we rush to have it all. Essential reading for a happier, healthier, more productive life. Readers would be wise to savour it slowly. Take the time to read this important, excellently written book lntitud our future depends on the ideas it contains! Every day I open up my inbox and find a few emails from readers around the world who say the book has changed their lives.

Such questions can be uncomfortable but confronting them ultimately brings greater depth to our lives. At work, I am much more productive and creative.

In Praise of Slow

A rare treat to be savoured — at your own pace, of course. And it seems to be working.


The modern workplace also pushes us to work faster and longer while technology encourages us to do everything faster and faster. I look at my sister elogil my grandmother and marvel at the change in just two generations. The message is that the world can change, lehtitud we want it to. Or by creating quiet spaces for doing yoga, massage or even take a short nap during the workday. How can I make the world a better place?

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Take the rise of feminism. Why do we live so fast today?

Is the Slow Movement also gaining ground in the workplace? The world is too complex and interconnected for that. What will a Slow world hoonre like? It is the unofficial handbook and bible of the Slow Movement.

It allows us to reflect on the big questions: A personal wake-up call. We now have all three factors in place for the Slow revolution to push on. But you have to realistic. Now I never feel rushed any more. Add to that the fear of being alone with our thoughts. What do you hope readers will take away from In Praise of Slow? Speed is fun, sexy, an adrenaline rush. But faster is not always better. It will take time. A million times more inspiring than any of the mass of self-help books around on downshifting.


The boom in meditation lentitus mindfulness in the corporate world is another sign that business is waking up to the power and wisdom of slowing down. He combines fact, analysis and anecdote elegantly and compellingly.

Elogio de la Lentitud : Un Movimiento Mundial Desafia el Culto a la Velocidad

What is my purpose? But I believe it will happen. Forward-thinking companies all over the world are looking for ways to help their staff slow down.

I am healthier and have more energy. And the green movement has followed a similar arc: I do fewer things but I do them better and enjoy them more. Thanks to the powerful taboo against slowness, even just thinking about slowing down makes elogo feel afraid, guilty or ashamed. A magazine in Britain even published an article recently on how to bring about an orgasm in 30 seconds!