Rejecting the futile modern obsession with 'getting everything done,' Four Thousand Weeks introduces tools for constructing a meaningful life by embracing rather than denying their limitations.
Most productivity experts act merely as enablers of our time troubles, by offering ways to keep on believing it might be possible to get everything done.
Attention, on the other hand, just is life: your experience of being alive consists of nothing other than the sum of everything to which you pay attention.
Convenience culture seduces us into imagining that we might find room for everything important by eliminating only life’s tedious tasks. But it’s a lie. You have to choose a few things, sacrifice everything else, and deal with the inevitable sense of loss that results.Read more...