Life is all about timing. We cannot control time; instead, we must learn how to work with the natural timing of things.
In our culture, busy has become a badge of honor and a litmus test for success and status. It is also an acceptable form of escape and a culturally-sanctioned addiction.
The mind wants to trick us into believing that we are in danger or at risk of being in danger. When we allow it to divert our attention, then we are truly at risk.
You might think celebrating the summer solstice is just for spiritual junkies who relish esoteric rituals. But there’s a practicality to the mid-year pause that will help you boost your productivity.
Here is the difference between understanding, knowledge, and wisdom, and what it really means to do “knowledge work.”
Our expectations for what productivity should look like can keep us from creating space for deep work. But this space is crucial for both productivity and creativity.