Slow: How do we slow down?

If we could just slow down our lives, they would be a whole lot better. Aspects of modern life like the instant gratification of online shopping and the hyper speed of social media have contributed to burnout, a diagnosable condition that includes exhaustion, negative feelings and reduced effectiveness.

So how do we slow down?

Thanks to the following guests for participating:

Award-winning journalist, TED speaker, and author of In Praise of Slowness: Challenging the Cult of Speed, Carl Honoré.

Creative genius consultant, artist and author Mandy Nicholson

Inspirational Business and Keynote Speaker, author, and TED Talk speaker Taz Thornton

Cyber security analyst Felix Odeli

Positive Empowerment Coach and Reiki Master Teacher James Freeman

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Positive Professional Podcast Host Tracyavon Ford

Parenting teenagers expert and psychologist Angela Karanja

Here are some of the resources from the show:

Haemin Sunim, bestselling author and Buddhist monk on mindfulness and slowing down on Zestology:

Books looked at this week:

Carl Honoré: In Praise of Slowness: Challenging the Cult of Speed In Praise of Slowness: Challenging the Cult of Speed

Haemin Sunim: The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: How to Be Calm and Mindful in a Fast-Paced World

PS. I do not receive commission for reviewing books and talks.

Published by suswatibasu

Suswati Basu is a writer, journalist, producer and feminist activist residing in London. She has written for the Guardian, Huffington Post and the F-Word blogs, and has worked for various media outlets such as the BBC, Channel 4 and for ITV News/ITN. She currently works as a senior intelligence expert.

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