The Beauty Of Slowing Down

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The other day I was third in line at a stop sign, and couldn’t understand why the cars ahead of me seemed to be taking so long to move through the intersection. (Not that I was impatient…I’ve come to love unexpected pauses throughout the day, when I can just look around and catch my breath.) When it was finally my …

The New York Times: The ‘Busy’ Trap

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Idleness is not just a vacation, an indulgence or a vice; it is as indispensable to the brain as vitamin D is to the body, and deprived of it we suffer a mental affliction as disfiguring as rickets. The space and quiet that idleness provides is a necessary condition for standing back from life and seeing it whole, for making …