Doing Nothing Quotes (18 quotes)
The Art of Doing Nothing
The uptick in the personal growth market is telling: In our current moment, people feel anxious and unmoored, and seem to be desperately seeking the cure-all that self-help books so often promise to deliver. Odell is not interested in telling you how to hack your way to happiness. In her eyes, there are two primary culprits responsible for our modern malaise: social media and the cult of productivity. The former robs us of attention, foments hysteria and anxiety, and collapses context "keeping us trapped in a fearful present". The latter dictates that any surplus time we do have be used "productively," driven towards some end goal or task. But where Odell's book really excels is in examining how those dual forces snake their way, harmfully, into society.
I watched Eat, Pray, Love last week. I have read the book so many times, that I had to see the movie, twice. In fact, I had a lazy, rainy afternoon to myself to indulge in this little chick flick. Turn off your TV. Mindless TV watching robs you of your time, even your time to do nothing. Drink wine with lunch.
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Part 2. Art Quotes That Are…
Clearing your schedule for the day. Sitting by the ocean and listening to the waves. Looking up at the stars. Going on a walk alone, without your phone. Sitting in silence in your bedroom. When was the last time you did nothing? When was the last time you focused without being distracted with twenty other things?