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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Managing Your Time by Jeff Davidson

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Chapter 22idiot_manag_273_la_272.jpg Time Out for Leisure

In This Chapter
  • Making “leisure” mean more than “couch potato”
  • Using transition time to maximize the benefits of leisure
  • Scheduling low-level leisure when you need it most
  • Little ways to sneak in some guilt-free leisure time

You want leisure, you need leisure, you may even crave leisure. Yet most people have an odd relationship with leisure—Americans, in particular. At least four times in the 20th century, Americans have questioned the central reality of work and struggled with this strange and frightening concept of leisure time; in fact, “it’s not a place we’re really comfortable with,” says Benjamin Hunnicutt, a professor ...

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