Cool the Earth through Trees

Slowing down not only refers to our pace of life, but also to the way in which we treat the Earth. Cool Earth is a charity that gives individuals and families a tangible way to join the fight against climate change by allowing them to personally […]

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Snap it off

Lately, I’ve tried something new. Instead of turning on my computer before I run my morning errands, I wait until 10:30 am to turn it on after I done other things. Because I work globally, most of my US-based clients aren’t up before well after […]

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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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