There are two broad philosophies on how to have one's coffee, and two broad philosophies on how to live one's life. Both questions are inextricably linked.
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Even though we try to fill up every moment, modern life is punctuated by lulls. Take advantage of opportunities to turn your brain off, whether it's during your commute, at the gym, or while waiting for a tardy lunch date.
Here's a novel concept: Doing nothing is as productive -- maybe even more productive -- as doing something.
Who you are is already enough. You don't need to become a thing. Life isn't a race or a contest. There's nowhere to go. You're already there.
I know it seems like there are a lot of very important things going on the world for both the people who are connected to the policymaking apparatus a...
Perhaps the true sign of success is the ability to free oneself from work to engage in the active process of what Aristotle called idleness, the effortfully investigation of life to 'know oneself.'
I feel incredibly "incazzata" for this "sfiga" that hit us. I wonder: can we Italian women snap out of this "scazzo" and prove we can do better?
Tom Hodgkinson's books sometimes end up in bookstores' self-help sections. That would make How to Be Idle and The Freedom Manifesto the only books to ...
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