Articles about Slowmovement

In Praise of Slow Food

by Carl Honoré

In this piece originally posted on The Huffington Post, best-selling author of In Praise of Slow, Carl Honoré goes from eating while walking in the street to growing herbs and cooking with fresh ingredients. For many years, fast food has been on the rise but now the tide is turning and the Slow Food movement is on the up. The benefits for personal health and society as a whole are significant. Read on for tips on how to get started.

In Praise of Slow Thinking

by Carl Honoré

Why do Google value Slowness? And what effect can it have on creativity and employee happiness? In this article originally posted on The Huffington Post, Carl Honoré - author of the bestseller In Praise of Slow - seeks the answers. He highlights the importance of going slow in fostering innovation and takes inspiration from some of the great thinkers in history.

In Praise of Slow Sex

by Carl Honoré

Carl Honoré - author of the bestseller In Praise of Slow - applies the Slow Movement principles in the bedroom. In this article, originally published on The Huffington Post, he looks at how the rush of modern life and the commoditisation of sex are having a detrimental effect on our sex lives. Carl then shares some ideas on how to slow down and rediscover the "lost art of unhurried lovemaking".

The Slow Revolution is Growing... Fast

by Carl Honoré

It was only when Carl Honoré started skipping parts of the bedtime stories he read to his children that he realised he had a problem. He then set about writing In Praise of Slow to try investigate "whether slowing down was still an option in the modern world." In this article, originally posted on the Huffington Post, Carl describes how going slow can be applied to many different parts of life including at home and at work. He closes with how the movement is growing and what effect going slow has had on his personal life.

The Lamp Posts on Brick Lane

by Carl Honoré

The mobile phone is possibly the invention that has had the biggest impact on modern life. In this article, originally posted on the Vodafone Receiver blog, author of In Praise of Slow, Carl Honoré discusses the profound effect of technology on our lives. He talks about how valuable it is and how it brings us closer together. Carl also describes the damage technology can do to our lives: in a simple, light-hearted way and in a more serious neurological way. Carl then introduces the Slow Movement as an ethos that makes new technology more manageable and, ultimately, more effective.