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Slow Politics, Slow Media and Slow Teaching: Toward a More Perfect Union

Paul Stoller | Posted 09.13.2016 | College
Paul Stoller

With less than two months to go in this hyperbolic and "deplorable" election season, I am burnt out. Am I alone? I have spent a great deal of time...

New Understanding and Hope for Children on the Autism Spectrum: Part 2

Anat Baniel | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Anat Baniel

Three More Things You Can Do to Help Your Child With ASD In the previous article, Part 1, we discussed the importance of shifting from "fixing" to "c...

Lucia and Orcas Island, Fast and Slow

Laura Lowery | Posted 03.09.2017 | Women
Laura Lowery

My 41st birthday is Monday. I'm taking myself to Orcas Island for the long weekend because I want to go slow.

Slow Parenting & The Gift of Boredom

Avital Schreiber Levy | Posted 02.08.2017 | Parents
Avital Schreiber Levy

Often, when I hear my children complain "I'm bored" or "That's boring" - I feel myself getting triggered. I get reactively annoyed, thinking: "How can they be so spoiled? All the toys and activities I arrange, all the abundance in their lives - and still it's not enough?!"

What It Was Like To Live Offline

Jennifer Rauch | Posted 08.17.2016 | Technology
Jennifer Rauch

As an experiment, I decided to get away from digital media for a while and see what that was like. Sort of like the National Day of Unplugging in March, which encourages people to unplug for 24 hours. But I did it for 184 consecutive days, with fewer people to keep me company.

The Slow Old Days

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger When Maria told me the theme for this week was "slow fashion," my first thought was, "What in the ...

The Common Principles of Slow Food and Slow Medicine

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 12.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

In our mad dash towards instant gratification and easy comfort, we continue to consume empty calories that yield chronic diseases that we address pharmaceutical interventions.

Our Clock Problem

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living

The speed of life, it seems, is always increasing. Our to-do lists get longer, our deadlines loom closer, and constant access to digital devices means...

Meet One Hero in the Slow-Clothing Movement

Carolyn Bucior | Posted 06.30.2014 | Fifty
Carolyn Bucior

The battle between post-consumer clothing and new, mass-produced clothing has an unsung hero in college student Sarah Vandelist.

How The 'Godfather Of Slow' Learned To Live In The Moment

Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Carl Honoré, a successful journalist with a fast-paced media career, is on a mission to help teach others how not to rush through so many of life's v...

WATCH: Why You Should Embrace 'Slow Sex'

Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living

Some recent, and rather alarming, research suggested that a full 20 percent of millennials interrupt sex to pick up their phones. This is exactly why,...

The Magical Sunken Town Of Halfeti

Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

A member town of the international cittaslow movement, which was born in Italy in 1999, Halfeti is a little gem of a fishing town on the Firat River i...

The Fitness Myths That Hold You Back, and How to Succeed: Myth 2 -- No Pain, No Gain

Anat Baniel | Posted 03.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Anat Baniel

One of the biggest fitness resolution killers is pain. The question we need to ask: Is pain, or more importantly, forcing through pain, necessary for increasing our athletic ability and reaching new heights of fitness, performance, and health?

A Startup Avoids the Hockey Stick of Staffing

Guy Cimbalo | Posted 01.09.2013 | Small Business
Guy Cimbalo

One space that could use a healthy dose of the Slow Movement, however, remains largely unaffected. We speak, naturally, of the startup scene.

Slow Reading and Recovering Local Cultures of the Book

C. Christopher Smith | Posted 10.10.2012 | Home
C. Christopher Smith

The time is undoubtedly ripe for the emergence of Slow Reading practices, and I am convinced that as we discipline our minds and adapt to Slow Reading, these changes will ripple throughout every corner of our being.

America: A Modern Imperialist

Misa Mori | Posted 08.14.2012 | Teen
Misa Mori

Widespread American culture is threatening cultural diversity. And while some nations resist the temptation of American wealth, these corporations still manage to pry their way through those barriers.

The Best Kept Secret to Happiness ...

M. Lin | Posted 10.24.2014 | Women
M. Lin

Each small pleasure in life can be lingered over to produce more happiness for our buck.

Magic of Permacouture: DIY Dyes From Your Kitchen/Garden Create Living Color Richer Than Synthetics (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 09.10.2012 | Style
Kirsten Dirksen

Artist, educator and fashion designer Sasha Duerr uses just about anything to dye clothing: from kitchen waste to invasive "weeds" to the leaves, fruit or petals of nearly any tree or plant.

WATCH: How to Have a Slow Holiday (or a Buy Nothing Christmas)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 02.08.2012 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

Just because we don't buy gifts doesn't mean we don't give them. They just come from our closets, drawers, imaginations...

Slow, Free Range, Idle Parents Can Increase IQ and Happiness

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kirsten Dirksen

In the past century, all aspects of our life -- work, food, sex, sports, relationships -- have sped up and parenting is no exception.

Return To Slow Reading: Does the Internet Make Us Stupid?

The Guardian | Patrick Kingsley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If you're reading this article in print, chances are you'll only get through half of what I've written. And if you're reading this online, you might n...

A Food Hater's Manifesto

Natalia Brzezinski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natalia Brzezinski

According to Pollan, the "Western diet"-- overprocessed and chemically-saturated food -- is not only making us fat, it is killing us.

Geneen Roth's Women Food and God

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Sit down at a table. Look at your meal. Appreciate it. Appreciate those who grew it. Appreciate yourself for choosing it. Be conscious. Be conscious. Be conscious.

Slow Consumption and Heirloom Design: I Want to Be a Slow Shopper

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Slow Consumption is nothing more than what our grandparents knew -- that investing in and taking care of solid, built-to-last goods is the most frugal and conservationist thing to do.

10 Ways to Bring Meaning Into Your Life

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

When I feel myself asking "Where did the day go?" I do some brief exercises that bring me to the present moment and remind myself that I'm living.