Do nothing

  • Item Type: Book - XX(1762557.1)
  • Published: 2020
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Description

We work feverishly to make ourselves happy. So why are we so miserable? In this book, journalist Celeste Headlee illuminates a new path ahead, a global shift in our thinking so we can stop sabotaging our well-being, put work aside and start living instead of doing. We're searching for external solutions to an internal problem. We won't find what we're searching for in punishing diets, productivity apps or the latest self-improvement schemes. We just need to learn how to take time for ourselves and redefine what is truly worthwhile. Pulling together threads from history, neuroscience, social science and even paleontology, Headlee examines long-held assumptions about time use, idleness, hard work and how we achieve our ultimate goals.

Related Subjects

Quality of life.
Work-life balance.
Work--Psychological aspects.
Leisure.
Happiness.
Well-being.

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ISBN:

9780349422244 (paperback)

Personal Author:

Headlee, Celeste Anne, 1969-

Title:

Do nothing / Celeste Headlee.

Publication Info:

London : Piatkus, 2020.

Publication Info:

©2020

Physical description:

xx, 268 pages ; 24 cm.

Content Type:

text

Media Type:

unmediated

Carrier Type:

volume

General Note:

"Break away from overworking, overdoing and underliving" -- Cover.

General Note:

First published in the US in 2020 by Harmony Books.

Subject term:

Quality of life.

Subject term:

Work-life balance.

Subject term:

Work--Psychological aspects.

Subject term:

Leisure.

Subject term:

Happiness.

Subject term:

Well-being.

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