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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”
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