The Lost Art of Doing Nothing: How the Dutch Unwind with Niksen [kindle ed.] 9781615197651, 2020051107, 9781615197644

“The best thing about niksen is the absence of a goal. It doesn’t serve a purpose, but it’s wonderful.” Don’t you think

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The Lost Art of Doing Nothing: How the Dutch Unwind with Niksen [kindle ed.]
 9781615197651, 2020051107, 9781615197644

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Table of contents :
Cover
Contents
Preface
1. Niksen and time
The question of time
A sense of morality
Feeling bored
Niksen like a butterfly
But what about my schedule?
Falling victim to perfectionism
Sleep deprivation
Naps
Niksen and family
Niksen and friends
#JOMO
Niksen on vacation
Practical Tips: Where do you find the time?
Niksen and your body
Stress
Burnout
Bore-out
Energy
Sitting
The heart
A woman's heart
Slowly does it
Meditation
Meditation and science
Practical Tips: How to relax
Niksen and the outside world
The land of Cockaigne
The Industrial Revolution
Feminism
Hip
Wallet
Flextime
Working fewer hours
Bullshit jobs
The attention economy
Niksen at work
The future
Niksen around the world
Creativity
Inspiration
Unfocusing
Procrastination
Practical tips: fighting distraction
Conclusion
Further Reading
About the Authors
Back Cover

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