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    The New York Times Company | Taylor Lorenz | 4/1/20 | 5 min
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    The New York Times Company
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    • jbuchana
      3 months ago

      America’s hustle culture — the idea that every nanosecond of our lives must be commodified and pointed toward profit and self-improvement.

      i left that world about 15 years ago and mostly don't worry about efficient use of time. One of the best moves I've ever made.

      Being a bit of a homebody, the shutdown hasn't affected my life as much as it has many. I already spent as much time at home as I could.

    • bartadamley3 months ago

      This is desperately what I needed. It’s as if we have this sudden abundance of time, yet during this shutdown period we are trying to perfect every moment of the day productivity-wise.

      It’s okay to be unproductive. It’s okay to relax. It’s okay to take a breath. We are going through something in history we have never gone through before.

      Read that book you always wanted to finish. Start a tv show on Netflix to binge. Call your loved ones. Play an instrument. Write about what it is you are feeling.

      Together, we can make it through this!

    • deephdave
      Top reader this weekReading streakScout
      3 months ago

      “Get yourself some Indian food and drink a bottle of wine with your spouse. We’re going through a lot and we all just need to take it easy.”

    • bill
      Top reader this weekTop reader of all timeScoutScribe
      3 months ago