Does Free Time Make Us Unhappy

Dr. Kresimir Jug's picture
on May 21, 2019 - 1:00pm

I recently finished Cal Newport's book, Digital Minimalism and really enjoyed it.

There were two concepts which I found to be both urgent and vital to include in my life as soon as possible.

The first was a distracted mind's intrusion on our solidarity - a topic for another day.

And, two, the issue of free time and how it affects our mind.

I'm paraphrasing what I've read and what my takeaways are so, please feel free to dismiss both if you'd like. But at least give me the chance to share what I think and see if it resonates with you.

The purpose of this podcast is to have a closer look at 'free time' and see if there is a better way to spend it than just mentally drifting.

Here Is What We Covered

  • Is free time a paradox? We spend most of our time 'wanting some time off,' even though when we get it; it doesn't seem to make us any happier.
  • What is happiness and is it important?
  • Does a lack of structure, free time, generate more happiness or less?

Stuff From This Episode

Digital Minimalism

Cal Newport's Blog

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