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Slow Movement

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 | Books
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 ...

Maria Lin | Posted 04.25.2012 | Women
Maria 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 | Books

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.

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 amyhertz@huffingtonpost.com. 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....

The Big Dollar Bustout ... Is Too Big To Fail Still an Option?

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eric Ehrmann

With efforts to rebrand America's national identity in the electronic media falling flat like a bad online date, taking away the dollar's too big to fail status might be the better wake up call.

On Sloth And Other Virtues

Amy Hertz | Posted 07.03.2011 | Books
Amy Hertz

This month, we're celebrating Carl Honore's In Praise of Slowness and throughout The Huffington Post you'll have a chance to see how others are embracing the Slow Movement, of which Carl is the godfather.