Slowing Down to the Speed of Life

Slowing Down to the Speed of Life

How to Create a More Peaceful, Simpler Life from the Inside Out

By Richard Carlson; Joseph Bailey

HarperOne, Paperback, 9780061804298, 220pp.

Publication Date: November 2009


Don't Let Life Pass You By

Feel like you're always rushing but never catching up? Are you doing more, but enjoying it less? The frantic pace and pressure of modern life can take a serious toll on your happiness and your health, but there is a way to step off the treadmill without giving up your career or activities. The answer lies not in sacrificing your work productivity or your lifestyle but rather in changing your attitude. By using the simple exercises in this book to slow down your thoughts and focus on the present moment, you can actually achieve greater productivity and creativity all while maintaining a calmer, healthier state of mind.

About the Author
Richard Carlson (1961-2006) is a bestselling author whose books include "Don't Sweat the Small Stuff . . . and It's All Small Stuff"; "Don't Worry, Make Money"; "You Can Feel Good Again"; and "You Can Be Happy No Matter What". His books have been published in 35 languages in over 130 countries.

Joseph Bailey, M.A., is a licensed psychologist and has been a psychotherapist for thirty-five years. He is the author of five books including "The Serenity Principle" and his most recent, "Fearproof Your Life".

Praise For Slowing Down to the Speed of Life

“Age-old wisdom, presented in a practical, easy to understand manner, that can be utilized by everyone.”

“This book speaks right to the heart of the matter: how to get more satisfaction in life from less rushing around. Many people will change their lives dramatically by reading this great book.”
-George Pransky, Ph.D., co-founder of Psychology of the Mind and author of The Relationship Handbook

“A life-enhancing book with insightful principles for peaceful and productive living at work and at home.”
-Dan Millman, author of Way of the Peaceful Warrior