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Four thousand weeks : time management for mortals

by Burkeman, Oliver (Author)

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"A lively philosophical guide to time and time management, setting aside superficial efficiency solutions in favor of reckoning with and finding joy in the finitude of human life"-- We are obsessed with our lengthening to-do lists, work-life balance, and the ceaseless battle against distraction. We... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: In the long run, we're all dead
  • Part I: Choosing to choose. The limit-embracing life ; The efficiency trap ; Facing finitude ; Becoming a better procrastinator ; The watermelon problem ; The intimate interrupter
  • Part II: Beyond control. We never really have time ; You are here ; Rediscovering the past ; The impatience spiral ; Staying on the bus ; The loneliness of the digital nomad ; Cosmic insignificance therapy ; The human disease
  • Afterword: Beyond hope
  • Appendix: Ten tools for embracing your finitude.