There’s Joy In Doing Productive Work

”I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was duty. I worked — and behold, duty was joy.”

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  • 2000 Memento
  • 2002 Insomnia
  • 2005 Batman Begins
  • 2006 The Prestige
  • 2008 The Dark Knight
  • 2010 Inception
  • 2012 The Dark Knight Rises
  • 2014 Interstellar
  • 2017 Dunkirk
  • 2020 Tenet

The Void Is What Gets You Stuck

In a world with endless opportunities, our biggest challenge is picking something we dedicate our time and energy to. Most of us are in a perpetual state of inactivity.

Being Active & Productive Is The Way Out

I recently read Yes To Life by Viktor E. Frankl, the renowned psychiatrist who survived the Holocaust. This new book is about the key ideas from a series of lectures he held in 1946.

Improving Productivity Pays The Bills

Now, you don’t necessarily have to dedicate your life to something that pays the bills. But to make a living, we need to be productive. The investor Ray Dalio often talks about the importance of raising productivity. He says:

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