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Speed: Facing Our Addiction to Fast and Faster--And Overcoming OurFear of Slowing Down By Stephanie Brown,

  • Title: Speed: Facing Our Addiction to Fast and Faster--And Overcoming OurFear of Slowing Down
  • Author: Stephanie Brown
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 345
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • MORE, BETTER SLOWER Feeling rushed, out of control, and overwhelmed Feeling like you can t keep up and can t stop It s not just you From the need to be constantly connected and the changing definition of work hours, to unrealistic expectations of instant gratification, our bodies and brains are being harmed by habits that, as with any kind of addiction, promise shortMORE, BETTER SLOWER Feeling rushed, out of control, and overwhelmed Feeling like you can t keep up and can t stop It s not just you From the need to be constantly connected and the changing definition of work hours, to unrealistic expectations of instant gratification, our bodies and brains are being harmed by habits that, as with any kind of addiction, promise short term satisfaction while doing long term damage As a psychologist and addiction expert who practices in Silicon Valley, Stephanie Brown sees firsthand the impact of ever faster technology and the culture it has spawned She knows it s affecting us mentally, physically, and spiritually In this groundbreaking book, she explores how our beliefs and behaviors are being shaped by the seemingly limitless new world we ve entered in recent years and why faster doesn t always equal better Dr Brown offers a step by step plan for breaking out of the speed trap With practical guidelines, she shows us how to ease up on the gas pedal and reconnect with ourselves, learning to accept and value our limitations as human beings, reduce our stress levels, and free ourselves from our counterproductive obsession with speed.
    Speed Facing Our Addiction to Fast and Faster And Overcoming OurFear of Slowing Down MORE BETTER SLOWER Feeling rushed out of control and overwhelmed Feeling like you can t keep up and can t stop It s not just you From the need to be constantly connected and the changing definition

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    1. This is a very well researched book Mixed in with many personal anecdotes are some very unique and telling points about how we live our lives in the 21st century Parts of this book especially resonated with some of my high school experience and I believe that this book has helped me analyze my life thoroughly and help to change elements of it.

    2. Stephanie Brown took the words right out of my mouth, and articulated all my thoughts on our current culture of workaholism Loved this.

    3. Though I live in the so called Silicon Valley myself, and personally know a great number of people who have succumbed to this Speed Syndrome Dr Brown describes, I do not particularly suffer from it myself, nor do I cotton to the mindset among those who have acquired it, and the various restructurings of the working world which itself has brought them to their knees, with its greed, its speed, and its never ending quest for MORE So it s actually hard to feel sorry for those who ve come down with [...]

    4. A very compelling, thought provoking study of how the pace of life, going from fast to faster to stay successful has its costs and reflects patterns consistent with addiction Stephanie is a nation wide expert on addiction and she has nailed it in her astute observations of behavior in our culture right now Time to slow down and think about what we are doing ourselves and our children.

    5. This is such an important book for all of us in Silicon Valley especially, and especially those of us with kids, in my opinion Even if you aren t addicted to your iPhone or to the race for success, you will likely recognize some of your own behaviors, and your kids , in this book

    6. Speed Facing Our Addiction To Fast Faster And Overcoming Our Fear Of Slowing Down by Dr Stephanie Brown Ph.D is a thought provoking and timely book The author s premise is that society is addicted to the fast paced no matter the consequences type of lifestyle and this has caused many individuals to become addicted to the high speed of modern times.This book is split up into two parts Part one covers much of what addiction entails and how this modern issue has come about Part two offers a pragmat [...]

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