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In Praise of Slowness

Challenging the Cult Of Speed

By Carl Honoré
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In Praise of Slowness: Challenging the Cult Of Speed by Carl Honoré

In Praise of Slowness (2005) offers both an indictment of and an alternative to the high-speed lifestyle that plagues many people today. It examines how the rat race impacts our minds, bodies and souls – and offers concrete tips on how to slow things down.

  • Ambitious parents who push their children to have a very busy schedule
  • Anyone who eats at their desk
  • People who feel like they are always in a rush

Carl Honoré is an award-winning journalist, author and TED speaker. In addition to articles published in the Economist, the Houston Chronicle and the Miami Herald, he’s written two other books, including The Slow Fix.

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