Why we’re always late

When I set out to write this blog I had a very modest goal: to publish one post every two weeks.  And yet, for the duration of this exercise, I've been able to keep to this plan only once, missing my deadline by at least a day on every other occasion. Being delayed on an … Continue reading Why we’re always late

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Routines are deliberate choices about how we use our time

  For most people, the idea of repeating a fixed set of actions day in and day out, maintaining a routine, in other words, conjures vivid images of boredom and monotony, the apparent sameness suggesting their lives lacks excitement. But everyone I know who produces consistently lives and swears by a routine. They take advantage of … Continue reading Routines are deliberate choices about how we use our time

Bertrand Russell on the importance of leisure

Humans are obsessed with work. Work serves as the lens through which we, as individuals, societies, and nations, evaluate progress and development. And according to this view, leisure is a nuisance, that only serves to slow down progress. The importance of work over leisure is apparent in the literature from the past two centuries. Technological advances … Continue reading Bertrand Russell on the importance of leisure