Rest by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang is as much a triumph of research as it is a call to arms for creatives to begin seeing resting as a skill, something that we should take seriously, to learn and improve at.
Make Time is an excellent, clear and sometimes provocative book that gives plenty of ‘aha’ moments along with easily actionable advice to help ensure that you get to do the things that matter most to you in a busy world.
Insightful ideas to live by or an outdated rivalry-based methodology to get ahead in life? You decide.
This week I read Jon Acuff’s Finish. Unlike an earlier book of his (titled Start), Finish is aimed at people who have no trouble starting projects, but struggle to reach the end of their goals, for myriad reasons. (Hello!)
It’s a motivational book which has at its heart a simple premise; perfectionism is the enemy.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. Aristotle This post is an exploration of positive and negative accumulation — that is, the effect of doing something (however small or seemingly irrelevant) regularly to the point that its effects compound over time. For me, this often revolves around learning a skill, but I think it’s equally relevant for lifestyle...