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The Art of Slowing Down

The Art of Slowing Down

Feb 11, 2013-- "One key to taking care of ourselves lies in learning how to slow down. I have a friend who's in the middle of a well-deserved sabbatical. These months represent the first chance she's had in two decades to unwind a bit as a working, single mom. 'It's just incredible,' she remarked, 'having time to exercise and read and cook meals and walk outside -- it's really unbelievable.' 'I'm curious,' I asked her. 'What's the best part: the exercising, the reading, the cooking, or the walking?' Without hesitation she replied, 'Just having time -- that's all. I've never gotten to slow down before and it's liberating.'" In this book excerpt from 'The Art of Slowing Down' Karen Horneffer-Ginter shares more. (15041 reads)


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