Do Nothing: How to Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing, and Underliving

by Celeste Headlee

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Do Nothing: How to Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing, and Underliving

by Celeste Headlee


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  • A Better Quality of Life

    Most people don’t actually know where their time goes. We all have the same 24 hours a day, but how many of us know exactly how we spend them? By getting a clearer picture of how our time is spent, we can make better decisions about whether to add more activities to our plates. Another key lesson

  • A Personal Disconnect

    People have become increasingly isolated in their lives, losing the intimacy with other humans that we had before. In the quest for productivity, we have become more reliant on technology for our communication. While this is an efficient method, it doesn’t involve human voices. There is a visceral r

  • How Guilt Makes Us Work

    Due to people now being paid per hour worked, we now think of time as money, literally. We have been forced to assign a cash value to each hour of our lives and each hour not spent working seems to be time wasted. Our view of free time is further impacted by flexible work schedules popular now. The

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