Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less

In our 24-7 global economy, rest feels like a luxury at best and a weakness at worst. We see work and rest as competitors -but what if they’re actually partners in a productive, balanced life?Blending rigorous scientific research with implementable strategies – Silicon Valley futurist and business consultant Alex Soojung-Kim Pang exposes how we’ve underestimated the power of deliberate rest for achieving the work-life balance we so desperately need. Though it’s as natural as breathing, it’s also a skill we can all learn to boost our creativity and productivity, and to combat overwork and exhaustion.Full of tips for upping our downtime, from sleep to hobbies to holidays, Rest is a new road map for finding renewed energy and inspiration, and getting more done.

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In our 24-7 global economy, rest feels like a luxury at best and a weakness at worst. We see work and rest as competitors -but what if they’re actually partners in a productive, balanced life?Blending rigorous scientific research with implementable strategies – Silicon Valley futurist and business consultant Alex Soojung-Kim Pang exposes how we’ve underestimated the power of deliberate rest for achieving the work-life balance we so desperately need. Though it’s as natural as breathing, it’s also a skill we can all learn to boost our creativity and productivity, and to combat overwork and exhaustion.Full of tips for upping our downtime, from sleep to hobbies to holidays, Rest is a new road map for finding renewed energy and inspiration, and getting more done.