“Life, I knew, was supposed to be more joyful than this, more real, more meaningful, and the world was supposed to be more beautiful. We were not supposed to hate Mondays and live for the weekends and holidays.”

Charles Eisenstein


Four thousand weeks. That’s roughly the amount of time each of us will have if we live to 80, according to Oliver Burkeman, the award-winning writer behind the book Four Thousand Weeks: Time and How to Use It.


In an age when every hour of our time has become commodified, the reformed productivity addict implores us to reassess our relationship with time, how we understand it and how we manage it – not so much a call to arms as a reality check on western society’s obsession with the maximisation of time and widespread desire to find meaning in it all.


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