Product Review: Audéo Perfect Fit Earphones

Music can soothe the soul, especially when the noise of our lives encases us. I recently tried out Audéo Perfect Fit Earphones by the Swiss hearing aide manufacturer Phonak. While the quality sounded a little tinny for my taste, I enjoyed relaxing with the sound-silencing feature of […]

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What it means to be a Happy Guy

David Leonhardt used to live in the hyperfast lane. As a public spokesperson for the largest consumer organization in Ontario, David lost himself in the fast flow of city living. Giving last-minute media interviews was the norm. Until one day, when his first child arrived on […]

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De-Stressing with Aila Accad

The other day I had a cyber chat with Aila Accad, RN, MSN. She calls herself ‘The De-Stress Expert’ and is a professional speaker, trainer, author and well-being coach.  She has been self-employed since 1978 studying and teaching effective ways to get rid of distress […]

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It’s a Slow Planet

Carl Honoré, author of In Praise of Slow, sat down for a cyberchat with me today. He is not only an incredibly talented public speaker and journalist, but also the owner of SlowPlanet. It is a fabulous Web site for people looking to slow it down […]

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Family First – First Family

Michelle Obama is a woman with priorities. Attempting to maintain normalcy in her daughters’ lives won’t be easy, but she is committed to trying. While life as the First Lady certainly won’t be slow, she has exuded a level-headedness I find inspiring. We mothers can […]

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What is Slow?

Welcome to the Power of Slow, the blog that accompanies a new book being released by St. Martin’s Press in the fall of 2009. The book is entitled The Power of Slow: 101 Ways to Save Time in Our 24/7 World. Slow down to speed up. It’s […]

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