10. The need for speed
And why it’s draining your energy and eating up your life.
Make your new mantra ‘slow, slower, slowest’. The slower you go, the faster you’ll get there. If energy is your goal, that is.
The Slow Movement started in Italy twenty years ago. Now it’s a worldwide movement that’s got something to teach us all. Especially those of us who need more energy.
An Italian chef got fed up with the concept of ‘fast food’ and started the ‘slow food’ movement. Slow to cook, slow to eat. Better for you. Some other Italians had the idea of Cittaslow– a confederacy of cities dedicated to quality of life and making it a priority for people to meet each other, chat and relax. Then Carl Honore wrote In Praise of Slowness and the Movement got ...