Time and How to Spend It: The 7 Rules for Richer, Happier

Time and How to Spend It: The 7 Rules for Richer, Happier Days A Financial Times Book of the Year Genius I couldn t put it down, I read it from cover to cover CHRIS EVANSIf the most precious thing we have is time, the most highly prized expertise should be knowing how to spend it well Yet, busier than ever, do we really understand which experiences bring us joy and success, and which don t After all, we ve learned how to spot the difference between junk foods and superfoods When you discover the equivalent rules for time, it ll change how you live your lifeIn his first book since the era defining Stuffocation, cultural commentator and bestselling author James Wallman investigates the persistent problem of wasted, unfulfilling time, and finds a powerful answer a revolutionary approach to life based on the latest scientific discoveries At its heart is the inspiring revelation that, when you play by the new rules, you can actively choose better experiencesBursting with original stories, fresh takes on tales you thought you knew, and insights from psychology, economics, and culture, Time and How to Spend It reveals a seven point checklist that ll help you avoid empty experiences, and fill your free hours with exciting and enriching ones insteadThis life enhancing book will show you how to be the hero or heroine of your own story You ll learn how to avoid WMDs weapons of mass distraction , and discover the roads that lead to flow You ll get out of every minute and every day your weekends will fizz and your holidays will be deeply nourishing You ll not only be living the good life, but building a truly great life

10 thoughts on “Time and How to Spend It: The 7 Rules for Richer, Happier Days

  1. says:

    Like this book, most non fiction today follow the structure One nice idea A How To or a 7 rules to on the cover Begin each chapter with a well known story the Pavlov s dogs, marshmallow test, check list manifesto, Csikszentmihalyi s flow or one of Kahneman s chapter Stir it, do not shake.

  2. says:

    This is one of those groundbraking books, tailored for particular moment in time Our moments in time are defined by ourselves, of course, the people Mostly in the department of our non understanding of ourselves and what is happening to us.This means the book is written because the author correctly came to conclusion humanity in its current, d

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    1 Positive experiences lead to happiness, which in turn leads to success.2 What kind of positive experiences Choose experiences that add to your own heroic story It is through these challenging experiences that we acquire the tools that allow us to reach our goals.3 Transformation are key to finding fulfillment.4 Being outside and offline has b

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    Time and How to Spend It is really about improving your happiness by using your timewisely.The author, James Wallman, uses the word STORIES as an acronym for the elements he thinks can transform our use of time Story, Transformation, Outside and Offline, Relationships, Intensity, Extraordinary, Status and Significance As with many uses of these

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    I received this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest, independent review.James Wallman focuses on seven rules for a richer, happier life and, using STORIES as an acronym, he explains how we can transform our lifes to make better use of our time, with the following factors story, transformation, outside offline, relationships, intensity,

  6. says:

    Very cool book.I even gave it to my husband to read.In the style of Malcolm Gladwell, James Wallman gives interesting information about time, at the same time providing powerful insight on how precious it is, and how each of us could improve our own ways of spending it Or at least appreciate having it.Bravo This book makes a fabulous gift for anyo

  7. says:

    Really interesting, well structured book that made me think about how I am living my life and how I might want to change it I studied psychology and recognised a lot of the people James referenced but he explained things much better than university books did I m delighted that Csikszentmihalyi was often in the book as his work always seemed to reso

  8. says:

    I liked the STORIES approach to how to better spend your time, since reading this book I have started to re think how I spend my time Very good approach and a useful book to refer to time and time again.Thank you to NetGalley and publisher for the opportunity to review this book in exchange for a honest review.

  9. says:

    Really engaging book on how to spend your time and get the most out of life Good mixture of stories and research, lots of great ideas and questions to get you thinking about your own habits.An enjoyable read that I will definitely come back to.

  10. says:

    I avoid the self help genre most of the time There s a sheen of sleaze on most of these books, and they tend to read either like a used car sales pitch, ensemble complete with plaid blazer and slimy combover, or like an academic paper that didn t have enough nuance or jargon to get published in a journal.This is the latter, but that s okay Unlike acad

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