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Nothing doing

Freda Smith

Nothing doing

and other poems

by Freda Smith

  • 287 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Outposts Publications in Dulwich Village [England] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesOutpost Publ. poetry S.
Statementby Fred Smith.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6069.M46 N6 1961
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20838776M

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  Headlee wants to help readers reclaim their relationship with nothing. The cover of her book features a picture of a sloth, an animal that (speaking of baked-in . In his new book, The Myth of Multitasking: How "Doing It All" Gets Nothing Done, Crenshaw explains the difference between "background tasking"—like watching TV while exercising—and.

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As it turns out, we’re searching for /5(25). Author of the intriguing new book The Joy of Doing Nothing, Jonat encourages readers to start small in the pursuit of doing nothing. By doing so, you will start to unwind your system, find rest more easily, and ultimately enjoy and engage in the important parts of your life more fully."/5(12).

A thoughtful, steadying book about the importance of doing Nothing doing book in a capitalist culture that always encourages productivity. Instead of providing hard and fast strategies to disengage from work and social media, Jenny Odell offers more of a smart, flowing reflection on the importance of separating ourselves from feeling like we have to work /5.

Doing Nothing is a pretty good primer to the study of doing nothing (or more accurately "not working," as that is the true subject of the book) from the dawning of America to more or less the current day/5.

Nothing is harder to do these days than nothing. But in a world where our value is determined by our 24/7 data productivity doing nothing may be our most important form of resistance. So argues artist and critic Jenny Odell in this field guide to doing nothing (at least as capitalism defines it).

Odell sees our attention as the most. Nothing / Doing Poetry by Cid Corman Corman is one of modernism’s enduring masters, a poet of prodigious talent and production whose work, both as poet and publisher, is intertwined with the Objectivists Louis Zukofsky and George Oppen, as well as.

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Dodgen-Magee encourages people to host boredom parties. Ultimately, what sets her book apart from self-help is not a less quixotic set of demands but a more life-affirming endgame.” —Megan Marz, THE BAFFLER “Thoughtful, compelling, and practical.” —Clay Skipper, GQ “Jenny Odell’s brilliant How to Do Nothing is the book we all need to read now.

With wonderful precision, passion, and. Obviously “doing nothing” is not activism, but I hope the book helps clear the ground for activism. I looked at the formal quality of how people have organized [in the past] – these closed Author: Ellie Shechet. Author of the intriguing new book The Joy of Doing Nothing, Jonat encourages readers to start small in the pursuit of doing nothing.

By doing so, you will start to unwind your system, find rest more easily, and ultimately enjoy and engage in the important parts of your life more fully." Spirituality & Health "‘Less is more’ is not just a Brand: Adams Media. Join Us at the do nothing Leadership Retreat Connect with leaders from around the world for five transformational days in Colorado from AprilThe do nothing Leadership Retreat is a mindfulness meditation retreat specifically designed for business leaders and entrepreneurs.

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Maybe you sit and read a book. Maybe you. In the Book of Kings, 1 Elijah expects to hear the voice of God in the wind, in an earthquake, in a fire, but instead hears God in a small voice. So, too, with you. God is calling to you in a small voice.

You need to turn down the rest of the noise in your life in order to hear. This Lent, turn it down by doing nothing, and listen.-//.

Odell understands and acknowledges that doing nothing — by which she means taking time out of one’s day to engage in an activity without considering whether it’s productive — isn’t.

Editorial Reviews. Roman Muradov’s whimsical, clever, and companionable book On Doing Nothing provides a much-needed correction to our distracted, anxiety-ridden, and increasingly disembodied culture.

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T he idea that “doing nothing” is a skill to be learned might seem bewildering at first. Surely it’s just a question of stopping doing anything else? Yet that’s far easier said than done.In Do Nothing, award-winning journalist Celeste Headlee illuminates a new path ahead, seeking to institute a global shift in our thinking so we can stop sabotaging our well-being, put work aside, and start living instead of doing.

As it turns out, we’re searching for external solutions to an internal problem.