It's time to live a connected life.

Why are we in a reality where our way of life is so fast?

Speed ​​is fun, even sexy, it fills us with adrenaline. Speed ​​is like a drug and we are addicted.

Our world has become a huge store that offers an infinity of things to do, consume and experience and we are in a hurry and want to get everything. You will think about it, the modern workplace also pushes us to work faster - working more hours and being more productive, and technology is updating us to perform actions much faster.

Do you know the feeling that you want to stop the world and just get out of it?

Today, our culture teaches that speed is better - even the rationale behind modern capitalism is that speed equals efficiency. But in this race, everyone suffers from our health, our relationships, and the workplace.

Sometimes complex we are not exactly aware of something that is not "right" we just know that something is "wrong" - this is exactly the time to rethink priorities.

The slowdown movement addresses a desire to connect in an age of madness. We want a connection to people - to ourselves, to our family, to our community, to our friends, to the food we eat, to the place where we live, and to life itself. We want to live a connected life.

A hundred years ago it was much easier to feel connected when three generations lived under one roof. Those days, in the Western world, disappeared as if they were nothing and now capitalism and the internet have disrupted our cultural systems of tribalism and intimacy.

The slowdown movement offers a different way, some would say better about how to live life so that our culture can survive and thrive in the fast-paced modern world. The answer is she uses it.

Being slow means doing everything wrong: turning, slowly or at any pace that works best for you. Slow means to be present, to live every moment to the fullest, to push quality over quantity. It is a thought pattern that becomes a way of life, switching from work and relationships to food and parenting.

The idea of ​​slowness began in the late 1980s by a man named Carlo Patrini (Carlo Patrini) who took part in a protest against the opening of a McDonald's fast-food restaurant in Rome. Why? Because fast food is not under the celebration of the fine food he believed in. Fast food eliminates the enjoyment of food preparation, slowness by building and connecting delicious flavors and bringing quality ingredients and time devoted to the shared eating experience.

This move has led to the creation of the slow food movement (slow food) that offers us to return to the roots of traditional and local cuisine, have an after-meal conversation, wait, and enjoy the food once again. Slow food relishes food and life at the same time.

Patrini went on to become the founder of the Haitian food movement, which has more than 100,000 members in 150 countries around the world. Members of the slow food movement are suitable for:

Encouraging local food purchases to support online growers.
Encouraging the program to enjoy the meal with family and friends.
Focusing on where the food comes from and how it tastes
Encouraging shared cooking.
A slow walk (slow ride) was soon discovered as a companion to the slow food movement. This organization emphasizes the slowdown of workers, a fast pace in travel will cause the details to be missed that make the situation experientially rewarding. Slow pace encourages art, nature, and culture in order to absorb the culture, live the moment, improvise and discover new places at every turn.

The idea of ​​a slow life has expanded in other industries and their presence in many other slow fields: slow fashion, slow sports, slow work, and more.

We are much more consumers - we are people, citizens, human beings, and we have the choice of how to live our lives, in the most appropriate way for ourselves.

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