Donnerstag, 10. Mai 2018
"Building slowness allows space for executive function — planning, remembering, inhibiting impulses, and creativity — to grow. As psychiatrist Dr. Ed Hallowell says to children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, “You have a Ferrari of a mind, and I’m a brake specialist. I am here to help you learn to apply the brakes." Meditation and cultivating deliberation — slow talking, slow reading, slow eating, not interrupting — all work. ... We need to know much more about how to build patience, an unfashionable but critical virtue."