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The Psyche Guide on “How To Rest Well”

The online magazine Psyche has just published my essay explaining “How To Rest Well.” Downtime is undervalued in today’s busy, always-on world. But for most of human history,

By |2021-12-01T10:09:56-08:00December 1st, 2021|Advice, Articles, REST, Top post|Comments Off on The Psyche Guide on “How To Rest Well”

Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, REST, and the four-hour day

One of the central arguments I make in my book REST is that when they have a lot of control over their time, highly accomplished people tend to

By |2021-09-26T12:06:26-07:00September 26th, 2021|Arts and Culture, Creativity, REST, Time, Writers|Comments Off on Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, REST, and the four-hour day

Northstar Sleep School podcast on rest and shorter workweeks

I was recently a guest on the Northstar Sleep School podcast, talking about the things I usually talk about. Northstar was started by Xoogler Kristen Rainey, who spent

By |2020-11-19T22:33:42-08:00October 12th, 2020|Media, Podcast, REST, SHORTER|Comments Off on Northstar Sleep School podcast on rest and shorter workweeks

Talking about REST and SHORTER on Nataly Kogan’s Well-Being Wednesday

I put in a guest appearance on Nataly Kogan's Well-Being Wednesday, an event she's been doing for her friends and followers During All This: If you're not familiar

By |2020-11-19T22:33:42-08:00September 1st, 2020|Media, Podcast, REST, SHORTER|Comments Off on Talking about REST and SHORTER on Nataly Kogan’s Well-Being Wednesday

Talking about deliberate rest on the Squiggly Careers podcast

When I was in London in February, I spent some time talking with Helen Tupper, who's half of the Amazing If project and coauthor of the book (and

By |2020-11-19T22:33:42-08:00August 19th, 2020|Media, Podcast, REST, UK|Comments Off on Talking about deliberate rest on the Squiggly Careers podcast

How to put insights from REST and SHORTER into practice if you’re not a CEO

During the lively Q&A at this Friday's (virtual, sigh) talk about the 4-day week and future of work to the Design Business Association, Anna Cox, a professor at

By |2020-11-30T08:27:02-08:00July 26th, 2020|4-day workweek, Advice, Business and work, REST, Routines, SHORTER, Top post|Comments Off on How to put insights from REST and SHORTER into practice if you’re not a CEO

Just a reminder of the value of vacations: “In 2008 I bought Chernow’s Hamilton bio to read on vacation”

I've written about this before, but after Hamilton came up in a talk I gave today, I dug up this tweet: #MrowbackMondayIn 2008 I bought Chernow's Hamilton bio

By |2020-07-24T17:26:31-07:00July 24th, 2020|Advice, REST, Vacations|Comments Off on Just a reminder of the value of vacations: “In 2008 I bought Chernow’s Hamilton bio to read on vacation”

SHORTER and REST on the Workpuls Productivity Talks, Episode 14

I talk with Bojana Djordjevic on the Workpuls Productivity Talks podcast about SHORTER, REST, and the art of resting more to get more done. There's both a YouTube

By |2020-09-11T09:43:18-07:00July 22nd, 2020|4-day workweek, Media, REST, SHORTER|Comments Off on SHORTER and REST on the Workpuls Productivity Talks, Episode 14

“How to Work Less and Get More Done” with Rangan Chatterjee

One of the highlights of my time in London this spring was getting to meet and talk with Rangan Chatterjee. I don't think he's very famous in the

By |2020-11-19T22:33:43-08:00June 24th, 2020|4-day workweek, Media, Podcast, REST, SHORTER|Comments Off on “How to Work Less and Get More Done” with Rangan Chatterjee
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