Why We Need to Approach Work and Rest with a “Not Only, but Also” Mentality

Aldous Huxley’s quest for range and balance, and why we need more silence in our lives.

Max Frenzel
Jul 23, 2020 · 5 min read
Illustration of Aldous Huxley by Mariya Suzuki

“In all psychophysical skills we have this curious fact of the law of reversed effort: the harder we try, the worse we do the thing.”

“No one who looks to leisure simply to restore his working powers will ever discover the fruit of leisure; he will never know the quickening that follows almost as though from some deep sleep.”

Time Off

Unplugging in today's busy world is both a skill and a…

Max Frenzel

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AI Researcher, Writer, Digital Creative. Passionate about helping you build your rest ethic. Author of the international bestseller Time Off. www.maxfrenzel.com

Time Off

Time Off

Unplugging in today's busy world is both a skill and a competitive advantage. Is it possible to achieve more by working less? We believe so. Find out more at www.timeoffbook.com

Max Frenzel

Written by

AI Researcher, Writer, Digital Creative. Passionate about helping you build your rest ethic. Author of the international bestseller Time Off. www.maxfrenzel.com

Time Off

Time Off

Unplugging in today's busy world is both a skill and a competitive advantage. Is it possible to achieve more by working less? We believe so. Find out more at www.timeoffbook.com

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