Some practical tips for slowing down

Slowing down is tough when we spend so much time in front of screens—but so much more worthwhile.

Podcast: The Power of Novelty

Novelty is one of the most underrated ingredients for living a good life, and creating more memories.

The easiest way to track your time

My favorite time tracking hack.

What makes us happier, time or money?

Ashley Whillans on the interplay between time, money, and happiness.

What to Put Into Your Mind

The information you consume matters more than you think.

How to Track Your Time

How to track your time—the most limited resource you have to get stuff done.

Here’s how to calculate, in dollars and cents, the value of your time

Calculating how valuable your time is can help you determine which tasks are worth spending your time on.

The Joys of Writing Slow

Fast writing is not always productive writing

The Best Productivity Advice is Time-Negative

Is what you consume adding to, or draining the minutes of your day?

Every Yes Is Also a No

More than a one-word answer, saying ‘yes’ or ‘no’ defines how you spend your day and life



The busier we get, the guiltier we feel

Takeaway: The busier we become, the guiltier we feel—both because of our culture, and because of the uncertainty that busyness creates. Feeling guilty about your work is a great signal that you should step back from what you're doing, to make sure...


Why the Protestant work ethic is broken

Takeaway: There is immense value in working hard—but only up to a point. When you work through tiredness and fatigue, and don't take time to recharge, you will become less productive. Today, most of us no longer do work with our bodies, like we did...


If you want to die later, buy this book

Takeaway: Eating better is a way of earning back time. Certain foods have been scientifically proven to help you live longer—namely unprocessed plant foods. The fewer processed foods you eat, the longer you will live. The book How Not to Die, by...

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