In today’s fast-paced society, we are overstimulated every day. We use technology to expedite our lives, maximize our time, trying to cram more into each day. The slow living movement calls for slowing down, or stopping to smell the roses, so to speak. As The Hygge Wife says in this blog, “considers how much materialism and modern technology drive our daily decisions, allowing us to step back and consider whether this is what we truly want.”
Embracing the slow living movement doesn’t necessarily mean total rejection of technology or material goods, but it does encourage us to be more intentional about technology and consumerism.
The Hygge Wife explains how the movement stemmed from the slow food movement:
Slow Money and Farm-to-Table
She then breaks down “slow” as an acronym standing for the four pillars of the movement: Sustainable, Local, Organic, and Whole.
Read the full blog here to for more in-depth guidance on how to adopt the slow movement lifestyle.