Statistics show that today many people work longer hours, take their job duties home and sacrifice leisure time to finish the constantly unfinished report just to stay in the dynamics of modern working environment. Nevertheless, there are those who have made the decision to cut down on work and focus on family even if it means stepping down a few notches of the consumer life quality pyramid. During recent years their numbers have increased. Down-shifters have adopted a lifestyle characterized by concepts like economical and environmental sustainability, and they rarely regret the decision to do so. This book lets you have a closer look at the movement that has changed the lives of millions of constantly busy professionals, turning them into family-oriented individuals who claim to have found just the right balance in life.