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Slow Movement

How to have a Slow Holiday: Re-learning How to Play

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kirsten Dirksen

Polls show that 90% of Americans feel anxiety around the holidays. So I'd like to propose a solution: Don't shop, play. In my family that involves jumping into snowbanks in our bathing suits.

Women's National Book Association to Launch Reading Group Month

Joan Gelfand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Joan Gelfand

About a year ago, I caught book group fever. An avid reader, I had never been part of a book group. I listened wistfully to friends' recounting of lively conversations, envying the breadth of titles discussed by readers.

In Praise of Slow Thinking

Carl Honore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Carl Honore

Slow Thinking is intuitive, woolly and creative. It is what we do when the pressure is off, and there is time to let ideas simmer on the back burner. It yields rich, nuanced insights and sometimes surprising breakthroughs.

Take A Deep Breath...And Join The Slow Movement

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Send in your suggestions for next month's book club pick to So by now you know that Arianna's first Huffington Post Book...

Arianna And Carl Honore Discuss "In Praise Of Slowness" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

UPDATE So, did you miss it? Thursday, 3pm November 19th? Yes, that was last week, and it was a live video chat with Arianna and Carl Honore, author o...

The Slow Revolution is Growing... Fast

Carl Honore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Carl Honore

Being Arianna's first pick is a tremendous honor. It also serves up a delicious irony. My book is called In Praise of Slowness. Yet HuffPost is a pioneer on the fastest communication platform ever devised. Not exactly a natural fit.

Unitasking: 10 Ways To Gain An Hour In Each Day

wowOwow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The power of slow says time is your friend, not your foe. When you embrace time with an abundant attitude, you actually have more of it....

Climate Week NYC Is Here! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The 'Week' officially starts on Monday, but events start in earnest tomorrow. There's a full event listing on the Climate Week NY°C website, but here...

Life In The Slow Lane: The Go Slow Movement Hits Britain

The Guardian | Jess Cartner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

So there I was, running down the steps into the tube station with coins in one hand, Oyster card in the other, when the last voicemail came through. I...

Slow Food, Slow Blog... Slow Sex?

Ethan Imboden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Ethan Imboden

I'm suggesting that we shamelessly co-opt the Slow Food mission, bending it to the service of our more prurient predilections.