I walk, therefore I am

I walk, therefore I am

in Food, Travel

I went for a walk the other day. Not just any old walk, mind you. I spent a day rambling along the coast…

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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Solving problems slowly

Maryam Mirzakhani, the 1st woman to win the world’s top mathematics prize, describes herself as a “slow” thinker. Like Darwin, Einstein, etc.