Elogio de la lentitud. Front Cover. Carl Honoré Elogio de la lentitud: un movimiento mundial desafía el culto a la velocidad · Carl Honoré No preview available. [Honoré’s] anecdotes and self-deprecating humour convey the pleasure and reward that he experienced on his slow pilgrimage. “(This) book makes a persuasive case against mindless speed and offers an intriguing .. La Repubblica (Italy). Buy Elogio a la lentitud (bolsillo) by CARL HONORE (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible.

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But you have to realistic. How has lentutud down changed your life? By limiting working hours. Being Slow means doing everything at the correct speed: I do fewer things but I do them better and enjoy them more. Vibrant and very readable. What are the tell-tale symptoms of living too fast? A personal wake-up call.

Carl Honore | In Praise of Slow

I say look at the history books. I suspect even the Dalai Lama rushes unnecessarily sometimes! But if we slow down, surely life will pass eloigo by? Read it slowly to allow inward digestion without dyspepsia.

But faster is not always better. It is the unofficial handbook and bible of the Slow Movement.

Elogio de la lentitud – Carl Honoré – Google Books

Instead of facing up to what is going wrong in our lives, we distract ourselves with speed and busyness. Has our obsession with speed has gone to honoer Go back to the kitchen! A million times more inspiring than any of the mass of self-help books around on downshifting.


Speed is often an instrument of denial, a way of avoiding deeper problems. Every moment of my day used to be a race against the clock. The message is that the world can change, if we want it to. And it seems to be working. His book challenges hlnore conventional view that faster is better. Thanks to the powerful taboo against slowness, even just thinking about slowing down makes us feel afraid, carll or ashamed.

Take the time to read this important, excellently written book — our future depends on the ideas it contains! I look at my sister and my grandmother and marvel at the change in just two generations. Readers would honroe wise to savour it slowly.

In Praise of Slow

It will be a world that is healthy, happy and humane. Mastering the clock of business is about choosing when to be fast and when to be slow. I am no utopian. But what do you say to people who claim that the world will inevitably go on speeding up and that a Slow revolution is pie in the sky? But at least our starting point should be to seek the tempo giusto and to expect others to do so too.

Slowing down can be the antidote to that. I hope that they will pause and reflect on how they lead their lives and how their lives affect the people and the world around them. At work, I am much more productive and creative. And the green movement has followed a similar arc: I guess what I really want is for readers to honorr the very counter-cultural idea that the best way to survive and elogil in the fast-paced modern world is not to speed lentittud but to slow down.


What will a Slow world look like? He combines fact, analysis and anecdote elegantly and compellingly. Now I never feel rushed any more.

There honpre so much food for thought here that I cannot recommend this book enough. Add to that the fear of being alone with our thoughts. Or by creating quiet spaces for doing yoga, massage or even take a short nap during the workday. And as the world gets faster, the need for a counter-current of slowness will grow too.

Forward-thinking companies all over the world are looking for ways to help their staff slow down.

If you are always rushing, you only skim the surface of things. Such questions can be uncomfortable but confronting them ultimately brings greater depth to our lives.