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Idleness

Why Idleness Paves the Way for Your Success (Yes, Really!)

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

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.

An Idle Mind Is The Devil's Playground

Chuck Nyren | Posted 08.22.2014 | Fifty
Chuck Nyren

Here's a novel concept: Doing nothing is as productive -- maybe even more productive -- as doing something.

It Is Sweet to Do Nothing

Mark Matousek | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Matousek

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.

Jason Linkins

Supposedly Important Beltway Machers Really Just Being Clowns On Twitter All Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

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...

I Will Stand Idly By

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 12.12.2011 | Fifty
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

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.'

Is Italian Slang Sexist?

Marta Mondelli | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marta Mondelli

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?

The Benefits Of Being Lazy

GOOD Magazine | Tom Hodgkinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

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 ...