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- n. a person who makes a transition to a less pressured or demanding career or lifestyle
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Unless you are the smoothest downshifter in town, using the brake is probably easier on your car and almost certainly more comfortable for your passengers.
Don't be put off by the quirky cover; author, Tracey Smith, a contented downshifter, aims to take the freaky out of eco, and her book is accessible, practical and positive.
As a downshifter myself I can well understand her desire to have more family time and I wish her well with that. itSMFI are moving quickly to fill Sharon Taylor's vacated position: nominations are being called now - talk to your local Chapter (unless of course you work for a Global Member you can skip that step).