I'm frequently asked, What exactly is slow love?
And I'm frequently stumped for a quick reply.
How to explain something that is not a thing? It is, rather, a feeling; perhaps, even, a state of being, more a process, or an approach to life. But with the publication of my memoir, Slow Love: How I Lost My Job, Put on My Pajamas, and Found Happiness, in paperback -- yippee! -- and with the sudden realization that I've been tending the Slow Love Life blog for more than a year -- wow! -- I thought I'd make a series of deliberate attempts to answer the question, So just what is slow love?...more
The moment I pulled this book out and held it in my hands, I could feel the cover beckoning to me. And when I finished the prologue, my soul was immersed. “I welcome you into my story with the image of me on my hands and knees on the cool, damp earth, peering into the heart of a flower, hoping none of the neighbors see me and think I’m stoned or I’ve lose my mind.” ...more
Have you ever found yourself suddenly unemployed? I have. So has Dominique Browning. The difference between the two of us is that my reaction was to chop off my hair and Browning's was to write a book about it -- Slow Love: How I Lost My Job, Put on My Pajamas and Found Happiness. She's clearly the more savvy of the two of us.
Ever struggled with loss of identity? Been too wrapped up in your work? Dominique Browning, former editor-in-chief of House & Garden magazine, describes getting fired in this excerpt from her memoir (and BlogHer Book Club pick), Slow Love. Read more about Slow Love and join the discussions!...more
Author Dominique Browning is the former editor-in-chief of House & Garden magazine and the author of BlogHer Book Club pick Slow Love, her memoir about life lessons she learned after her magazine folded in 2007....more