Niksen: The Dutch Art Of Doing Nothing

September 29, 2020|
Niksen: The Dutch Art Of Doing Nothing by ANNETTE LAVRIJSEN
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First there washygge, now there''sniksen- a simple Dutch philosophy for anyone looking to slow down, relax and daydream.Dos<I>omething</I>.''<BR <BR Everyday we''re told to get up, take action and be productive: if you work hard, you''ll make it. But your body is desperate for you to stop, your frantic mind craves a timeout, and your friends and family are finding you more moody and stressed than ever. It''s time for some Dutch wisdom: find out when, how and why to do nothing withniksen, the Dutch ‘be idle'' philosophy that is taking the world by storm.Niksenliterally means to do nothing, but it''s not the same thing as boredom or laziness. <I>Niksen </I>helps to free you from the daily grind of work, family demands and social pressure, to destress and just...stop. In this book, Dutch mindfulness expert Annette Lavrijsen shows you how, through daily practice, and by following the exercises within, you will grow comfortable with yourself, with silence and will reapniksen''s countless rewards.niksenyou can:
  • Find new ways to relax, slow down and combat burnout
  • Bust I''m-too-busy, nothingness-is-laziness myths
  • Honestly communicate boundaries andreset your priorities
  • Create a zen sanctuarythat''s all yours
  • Master the work-life balance
  • Boost your creativity, mood and even productivity
  • Raise a happy family and be a better friend
<BR <I>Niksen</I>is about the enjoyment of life''s little pauses. It''s not the easiest thing to commit to at first; we are used to having our attention and diaries consumed, and doing nothing doesn''t come to us naturally. But with some sensible scheduling and a smart mindset it''s easy to fit into your day, and soon will become your essential daily pick-me-up. Stop worrying about you have to do next or over analysing every thought. Instead, use your timeout to let your mind recuperate and take a moment to yourself.Turn to thisniksen</I>manual whenever you want to declutter your mind.</STRONG>
Annette Lavrijsenis the former editor ofWomen''s Health(Netherlands) and the author ofShinrin-Yoku(2018), now available in 5 languages. Annette divides her time between Amsterdam and Barcelona.
Title:Niksen: The Dutch Art Of Doing Nothing
Product dimensions:144 pages, 7.7 X 6.2 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:144 pages, 7.7 X 6.2 X 0.75 in
Published:September 29, 2020
Publisher:White Lion Publishing
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780711255234

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