Speed: Facing Our Addiction to Fast and Faster--And Overcoming Our Fear of Slowing Down

Speed: Facing Our Addiction to Fast and Faster--And Overcoming Our Fear of Slowing Down

Stephanie Brown


extra, BETTER…SLOWER.

Feeling rushed, uncontrolled, and overwhelmed?
Feeling such as you can't hold up…and can't stop?
It's not only you.

From the necessity to be continually hooked up and the altering definition of "work hours," to unrealistic expectancies of fast gratification, bodies and brains are being harmed by means of behavior that, as with all form of dependancy, promise temporary pride whereas doing long term damage.

As a psychologist and habit professional who practices in Silicon Valley, Stephanie Brown sees firsthand the influence of ever-faster know-how and the tradition it has spawned. She is aware it's affecting us mentally, bodily, and spiritually. during this groundbreaking booklet, she explores how our ideals and behaviors are being formed via the likely unlimited new global we've entered in contemporary years-and why speedier doesn't regularly equivalent greater. Dr. Brown deals a step by step plan for breaking out of the rate catch. With functional instructions, she exhibits us the way to ease up at the fuel pedal and reconnect with ourselves, studying to accept-and value-our barriers as people, decrease our pressure degrees, and loose ourselves from our counterproductive obsession with pace.

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