life in the slow lane

life in the slow lane

A lifestyle typified by relaxed, contemplative, or cautious behavior or decisions. (In contrast to "life in the fast lane," a much more common term.) I was pretty wild when I was younger, but I'm very happy with life in the slow lane now. My dad's life in the slow lane seemed really sad and unfulfilling to me.
See also: lane, life, slow

life in the slow lane

Life in the slow lane, is a way of life which is relaxed and not very busy. Enjoyable cruising is all about life in the slow lane. They told their audience to chill out, kick back and enjoy life in the slow lane. Note: `Fast lane' and `slow lane' refer to the speed of traffic in the different lanes of a motorway.
See also: lane, life, slow
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Rebecca Cliffe has teamed up with world renowned wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas to produce "Sloths: Life in the Slow Lane", a truly stunning coffee-table formatted study which takes readers on an immersive journey through the jungles of South America to reveal the secret lives of sloths.