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Slowing Down to the Speed of Life

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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, 9780062514547, 240pp.

Publication Date: April 4, 1998


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 one way to step off the treadmill without giving up your career or your activities. The answer lies not in sacrificing your work productivity or your lifestyle but rather in changing your attitudes. By using simple exercises to slow down your mind and focus on the present moment, you can actually achieve greater productivity and creativity-all while maintaining a calmer, healthier state of mind.

"Slowing Down to the Speed of Life" helps you:

Slow down your life without downsizing your lifestyle

Enjoy the increased creativity and productivity that flow from inner calm

Free yourself from the stressful influence of other peoples' habits, attitudes, behaviors, and moods

Attain a sense of satisfaction with your life'and be happy

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