How to Live on 24 Hours a Day, Arnold Bennet
Arnold Bennet

How to Live on 24 Hours a Day

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Read the original guide to living life to the full and making every hour count in this classic twentieth-century self-help style volume. As you look back on the year that has just past, do you feel as though you spent another twelve months merely existing instead of truly living? Do you often go to bed at night with an anxious, sinking feeling that you wasted away another precious day? Originally published in 1910 and written by Arnold Bennett, How to Live on 24 Hours a Day argues time is the most precious resource you have and offers down-to-earth, practical advice about how to make the most of your day and how to strike the work life balance — an issue still at the forefront of modern society's concerns. The important lesson, according to Bennett, is to commit to carving out some time each day to do things that will really enrich your life and help you progress. Investing all your hours in a job you dislike; your routine consisting of getting up, going to work, coming home, unwinding and going to bed — Bennett argues that this is not living but simply existing. Bennett's solution is to make the most of the time either side of working hours, the commute, the evening hours, and that golden time, the weekend! Time can be spent in various pursuits, from literature, enjoying of the arts or even just time spent in reflection. This pioneering and original lifestyle and time management guide is succinctly and cleverly written in an easy-to-read and narrative style that readers will enjoy and find as useful today as it was a hundred years ago.
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219 printed pages
Original publication
2015

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mo9f
mo9fhas quoted16 days ago
Philosophers have explained space. They have not explained time. It is the inexplicable raw material of everything. With it, all is possible; without it, nothing

وقد شرح الفلاسفة الفضاء. لم يشرحوا الوقت. إنها المادة الخام التي لا يمكن تفسيرها لكل شيء. مع ذلك ، كل شيء ممكن ؛ بدونه ، لا شيء

littlegirl0
littlegirl0has quoted2 months ago
The proper, wise balancing of one’s whole life may depend upon the feasibility of a cup of tea at an unusual hour.
b6613707845
b6613707845has quoted2 months ago
You can turn over a new leaf every hour if you choose.

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