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Doing Nothing

The Art of Doing Nothing

Cliff Hsia | Posted 11.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Cliff Hsia

Doing nothing isn't easy. We all want to be productive and get stuff done, so we consume ourselves with being busy. Meetings, emails, phone calls, text messages, instant messaging, commuting, and multitasking have all become a part of our busy lives. Doing these things make us feel busy, but are we actually getting anything meaningful done?

How to Do Nothing and Achieve Everything

Richard Koch | Posted 11.16.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

The two people I know who achieved the most in their lives were the two who did least. Deliberately. And they achieved the most because they did the least.

Do You Wear Your Busyness as a Badge of Honor?

Mary Pritchard | Posted 10.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

I wore my busyness as a badge of honor. My booked schedule proof of my value, my worth. But at the end of the day, I wasn't happy.

The Commuter's Art Of Doing Nothing

Elena Kaufman | Posted 10.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Elena Kaufman

Drive past five streets. Walk two blocks. Sit on the train for 50 minutes. Ride the subway four stops. Each piece of my commute can be broken down into distance traveled and time spent in transit. 90 minutes of commuting a day times times five days a week times 365 days a year equals an insane and, depending on your point of view, depressing amount of time spent sitting and standing in between point A and point B.

Why Is It So Hard For Us To Do Nothing?

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 07.21.2014 | World

It is summer time, and the living is easy. You can, at last, indulge in what is surely the most enjoyable of human activities—doing absolutely nothi...

I Am Doing Nothing!

Lisa Solod | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Lisa Solod

I am doing nothing. I am doing so much nothing that I have wrapped a cocoon of nothing around myself so as to make the doing of nothing easier and les...

The Importance Of Doing Nothing

Jane Han | Posted 09.22.2013 | Teen
Jane Han

Whenever my life becomes a clogged up pipe, my dad often tells me to do absolutely nothing. Yes, nothing. Though I become befuddled by his suggestion, I always give it a try anyway.

Why LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Makes Time To Do Nothing

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.03.2013 | GPS for the Soul

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner finds time every day to do nothing. And as one of the most powerful executives in the tech world, it's certainly not because ...

Teacher Paid $75,000 Livestreams Himself Doing Nothing In 'Rubber Room'

Posted 10.08.2012 | Education

Staten Island teacher Francesco Portelos has been streaming live video of his stint in a pseudo Department of Education “rubber room” as he awaits...

How a Raisin Taught Me the Power of Doing Nothing

Claudia Ricci | Posted 07.23.2011 | Healthy Living
Claudia Ricci

A big part of my "job" this summer is to step into the shade, and rest in the shadow. And use the mindfulness techniques to embrace.