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Slow life movement

  • Here are entered works on a movement advocating a more fulfilling life by slowing down, being mindful, and making connections with others.
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  • Variants

    • us: Slow living movement
    • us: Slow movement (Slow life movement)
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  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Andrews, C. Slow is beautiful, 2006: p. 4 of cover (the Slow Life movement; provides a vision of a more fulfilling life through the rediscovery of caring community, unhurried leisure, and life affirming joie de vivre)
    • found: Parkins, W. Slow living, 2006: p. 4 of cover (slow living is about the challenges of living a more mindful and pleasurable life; a slower approach to life in general; a complex response to processes of globalization)
    • found: HonorĂ©, C. In praise of slow, 2004: publisher's description (The Slow movement is not about doing everything at a snail's pace; it is about living better in the hectic modern world by striking a balance between fast and slow; how we can live more productive, fulfilling lives by embracing the philosophy of Slow)
    • found: Wikipedia, June 19, 2012: Slow living (Slow Living is the choice to live consciously with the goal of enhancing personal, community and environmental well being. Slow Living has its origins in the Slow Movement, which began in Italy with the concept of Slow Food (in contrast to fast food). This approach of taking the time required to fully engage with an activity and to savor life, nature, people, and place, has expanded to many other areas of life. When applied to one's whole way of being, it becomes Slow Living)
    • found: The Slow Life Company website, viewed June 19, 2012 (The Slow Life is a global movement that redefines quality, authenticity, exclusivity and luxury in a modern and personal way. It counters the rapid pace of life and urbanization and represents a balanced way of living that is about quality over quantity. It encourages us to enjoy living in the present with friends and family, to belong to a community of erudite global citizens and to appreciate what's easily neglected)
  • LC Classification

    • HN20
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on a movement advocating a more fulfilling life by slowing down, being mindful, and making connections with others.
  • Change Notes

    • 2012-06-19: new
    • 2012-10-13: revised
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