Reach out and touch someone

New word of the week: Pphubbing means “partner phone snubbing.” And guess what: it’s a bit of a romance killer.

The Slow Coach on BBC Radio 4

in Britain

Liz Barclay follows three busy people on a bold experiment to slow down their pace of life. Their ‘slow coach’ is Carl Honoré. He argues that our increasing obsession with speed means we race through life instead of actually living it – by finding a better balance between fast and slow, we’ll increase our wellbeing, creativity and productivity. It’s a compelling theory, but does it work? Three volunteers have agreed to put Carl’s theories to the test by following his advice…

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The caviar of slow

Would you watch a live stream of cod roe maturing inside a storage unit in Norway? Slow TV meets caviar.

Less is more. Even at work.

Eye-opening piece from Sweden on the virtues (and challenges) of cutting working hours.

The Sloth Club

“Slow, Small, Simple: the authentic essence of Japanese culture.” Interview with a leading Slow thinker.