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Escaping the Cult of Productivity

Nina Rudnick directs a non-profit that used to have her constantly immersed in her work. On a typical day, she’ll herd her 3-year-old son out of ...


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Savoring the Ordinary Beauty in Life

In a recent book, Paul Gould writes:

The writings of Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Marilynne Robinson are infused with a sacramental theology. Her writing ...

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Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of ...


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Americans Perceive Overworked People as Having High Status

Taking the afternoon off for a round of golf or enjoying a beach holiday in a five-star resort were once signs of having "made it." But according to a ...


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The Busier You Are, the More You Need Quiet Time

Recent studies are showing that taking time for silence restores the nervous system, helps sustain energy, and conditions our minds to be more adaptive ...


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Colleges Provide Campus Snooze Rooms

The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor is the latest school to make headlines for piloting a napping station. In the walk-up to finals, six vinyl cots ...


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Ranking All 50 States on Getting Enough Sleep

Although sleep is vital to our wellbeing, as many as 35.1 percent of American adults fail to get at least seven hours of sleep each night—the minimum ...


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The One Day We All 'Sabbathed'

There has been one day in our society when we have Sabbathed, when we have truly rested. There has been one day when we've put off our jobs, gone home, ...


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A Profusion of Phrases Describe Information Overload

The phrase "information overload" was popularized by Alvin Toffler in 1970. "Information overload" is one of the biggest irritations in modern life. There ...


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Americans Keeping the Sabbath less Often

A new national survey found that Americans don't pay as much attention to the Sabbath as we used to. The new survey depicts the modern Sabbath as a day ...


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