It’s true—in today's society, it's incredibly hard to slow down. We are living in a world obsessed with speed, where it’s all about cramming more into less time. But living fast takes a toll on our health, work, relationships, and community. Sometimes doing everything quickly distracts us from the bigger, deeper aspects of life. In this stimulating TED Talk, journalist Carl Honore explains why and how he learned to slow down, and how it’s changed his life for the better.