Slowing Down to the Speed of Life: How To Create a Peaceful, Simpler Life F (Google eBook)

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HarperCollins, Oct 13, 2009 - Self-Help - 240 pages
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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!
  

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Review: Slowing Down to the Speed of Life: How to Create a More Peaceful, Simpler Life from the Inside Out

User Review  - Sean Goh - Goodreads

No matter where you go, you always take your thinking with you. Without thinking, there would be no experience. Thoughts and feeling are inseparable. Analytic thinking works best when we have close-to ... Read full review

Review: Slowing Down to the Speed of Life: How to Create a More Peaceful, Simpler Life from the Inside Out

User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

Aimed at those feeling rush, harried, stressed or if you ever feel like you can never get enough done (so that'd be all of us, nowadays!) this book explains how you can achieve a calmer state of mind ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
11
Navigating Your Thinking
47
Getting Back to the Moment
71
Stress and Your Innate Mental Health
87
Being Present in Relationships
109
Peaceful Parenting
137
Working Smarter
167
Enjoying Life
199
Resources
219
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About the author (2009)

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.

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