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Don't just do something, sit there : a manifesto for living the slow life

Author: Wallace Chapman
Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Books, ©2013 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"He's though a lot about the syndrome of modern life and thinks he has a few answers. Ranging over such subjects as careers, technology, health and well-being, food, sex and relationships, and employing a ... mix of pop psychology, science, philosophy and humour, Chapman distils the many mixed messages we receive on a daily basis into a self-heklp book that's not actually a self-help book. ..."--Back cover.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Don't just do something, sit there
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wallace Chapman
ISBN: 9780143568827 0143568825
OCLC Number: 829793497
Notes: "Media personality Wallace Chapman contemplates the virtues of slowness as a realistic counter to our sometimes manic modern lives"--Publisher's information.
Description: 240 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Preface: How it all went pear-shaped --
1. Life in the slow lane --
2. The simple things --
3. Speed freaks --
4. Don't just do something, sit there --
5. The slow movement --
6. Thinking local --
7. Slowing the mind --
8. Careers and downshifting --
9. Re-imagining negativity --
10. Slow love --
11. When it all turns to shit: facing a crisis --
12. People like people --
13. Thirty-one ways to slow down --
The meaning to life.
Other Titles: Do not just do something, sit there
Responsibility: Wallace Chapman.

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"He's though a lot about the syndrome of modern life and thinks he has a few answers. Ranging over such subjects as careers, technology, health and well-being, food, sex and relationships, and employing a ... mix of pop psychology, science, philosophy and humour, Chapman distils the many mixed messages we receive on a daily basis into a self-heklp book that's not actually a self-help book. ..."--Back cover.

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