Do Less Be More: Ban Busy and Make Space for What Matters

Do Less Be More: Ban Busy and Make Space for What Matters

by Susan Pearse, Martina Sheehan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401955052
Publisher: Hay House Inc.
Publication date: 06/20/2017
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Martina Sheehan and Susan Pearse are renowned for changing the way people think. Their award-winning Conscious Leadership program was one of the first mindfulness-based leadership programs in the world, and they continue to guide many people on how to perform at their best. In this busy, complex world, their approach delivers powerful results that help people to work and live with real purpose, passion and presence.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Chapter 1 Why Doing Nothing Matters 1

Chapter 2 Why Doing Nothing is Difficult 18

Chapter 3 How to Do Nothing 31

The Exercises: 21 Ways to Do Less and Be More 39

Exercise 1 Pay Full Price 43

Exercise 2 Date Yourself 51

Exercise 3 Sounds of Silence 57

Exercise 4 The Pace of Life 63

Exercise 5 The 'Not to Do' List 69

Exercise 6 Space Day 75

Exercise 7 The Working Hours Diet 83

Exercise 8 Intuition Booster 89

Exercise 9 The Importance of Being Idle 95

Exercise 10 The Beauty of Boredom 103

Exercise 11 Slice of Nature 109

Exercise 12 Walk Away and Play 115

Exercise 13 Find Measure 121

Exercise 14 Comfort with Discomfort 127

Exercise 15 Avoid the Perfection Pitfall 133

Exercise 16 The 'No' Note 139

Exercise 17 Busy Ban 145

Exercise 18 Declutter 151

Exercise 19 The Last Word 159

Exercise 20 The Inner Pause Button 165

Exercise 21 Making it Matter 171

Final words … 179

References 181

About the Authors 188

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