Reasons To Slow Down 🐢🐢🐢
These TED speakers explore why taking it slow is crucial for all of us. Full episode here: http://n.pr/2cehQzh
- •Taking the time to do simple, thoughtful activities like write a letter helps you connect with loved ones. http://n.pr/2bMFYG0
- •Slowing down, even procrastinating, might make you more creative. http://n.pr/2blRXdUDespite being a self-described 'pre-crastinator, psychologist Adam Grant says those who slow down — even procrastinate — tend to be more creative, original thinkers.
- •But then again...procrastinating isn’t always fun. http://n.pr/2bFNJQyBlogger Tim Urban explains his process of extreme procrastination in which his brain wages war between instant gratification and the moment of pure panic just before a deadline.
- •It helps you better understand your anxieties. http://n.pr/2bujUyMMindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe says one path to happiness is ten minutes, each day, to stop and enjoy the sensation of doing nothing.
- •You might see something you don’t expect —like a massive slow motion portrait. http://n.pr/2bMGofpEarly in his career, video artist Gabriel Barcia-Colombo noticed the way people breeze past works of art. He describes how his deliberate, slow-moving installations encourage people to stop and think.
- •Slowing down is necessary — even if it’s in the form of “slow TV." http://n.pr/2bFizUJNorwegian TV producer Thomas Hellum describes why his programs — which feature hours of train rides, fishing, and knitting — help viewers slow down and return to life in 'real time.'