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Unwinding the Clock: Ten Thoughts on Our Relationship to Time

3.75 of 5 stars 3.75  ·  rating details  ·  28 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Swedish physicist Bodil Jönsson has spent several decades thinking about the opportunities and problems facing human beings in these modern times. Technological developments--from high-speed travel to cell phones to computers and the Internet--would seem to save time, but as the pace of our lives increases, we all feel as if we have much less of it.

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Hardcover, 160 pages
Published June 1st 2001 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (first published May 1st 2001)
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Michele Harrod
I grabbed this from the library on my last visit, after I saw the cover note "how to find a comfortable productive rhythm for your life in a breakneck-paced, workaholic world". A quick, non-fiction read, with some interesting perspectives on time, and how we as humans 'deal' with it, and structure our lives around it. And often fall right out of our own individual rhythms to fit in with societal 'norms'. I did learn a new word, (from a list of the top 10 things we need to do to survive) and it w ...more
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Learned to be aware of clock time and how to turn it off.
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This is a reference for the Sweden coaching
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