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From the Ted Talk by Carl Honoré: In praise of slowness

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And what that means is that I no longer overload myself gratuitously. My dlueaft mode is no longer to be a rush-aholic. I no lnoegr hear time's winged chariot drawing near, or at least not as much as I did before. I can actually hear it now, because I see my time is ticking off. And the upshot of all of that is that I actually feel a lot happier, healthier, more productive than I ever have. I feel like I'm livnig my life rather than actually just racing through it. And perhaps, the most important measure of the success of this is that I feel that my ritnselhapois are a lot deeper, richer, sgenrotr.

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And what that means is that I no longer overload myself gratuitously. My _______ mode is no longer to be a rush-aholic. I no ______ hear time's winged chariot drawing near, or at least not as much as I did before. I can actually hear it now, because I see my time is ticking off. And the upshot of all of that is that I actually feel a lot happier, healthier, more productive than I ever have. I feel like I'm ______ my life rather than actually just racing through it. And perhaps, the most important measure of the success of this is that I feel that my _____________ are a lot deeper, richer, ________.

Solution

  1. relationships
  2. stronger
  3. living
  4. longer
  5. default

Original Text

And what that means is that I no longer overload myself gratuitously. My default mode is no longer to be a rush-aholic. I no longer hear time's winged chariot drawing near, or at least not as much as I did before. I can actually hear it now, because I see my time is ticking off. And the upshot of all of that is that I actually feel a lot happier, healthier, more productive than I ever have. I feel like I'm living my life rather than actually just racing through it. And perhaps, the most important measure of the success of this is that I feel that my relationships are a lot deeper, richer, stronger.

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Important Words

  1. chariot
  2. deeper
  3. default
  4. drawing
  5. feel
  6. gratuitously
  7. happier
  8. healthier
  9. hear
  10. important
  11. life
  12. living
  13. longer
  14. lot
  15. means
  16. measure
  17. mode
  18. overload
  19. productive
  20. racing
  21. relationships
  22. richer
  23. stronger
  24. success
  25. ticking
  26. time
  27. upshot
  28. winged