Feeling stressed for no obvious reason? Maybe you are suffering from road runner syndrome. 

 

Journalist Carl Honore believes the Western world's emphasis on speed erodes health, productivity and quality of life. But there's a backlash brewing, as everyday people start putting the brakes on their all-too-modern lives.

 

Check out this entertaining and inspiring TED talk.

http://www.ted.com/talks/carl_honore_praises_slowness.html