Oliver Burkeman is the author of The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking, and writes a column on psychology for The Guardian. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. Follow him at @oliverburkeman.
Limits are not, well, limiting. Framed correctly, putting a cap on your ambition and future plans is tremendously freeing.
- April 2016
The unexpected creative benefits of a "beginner’s mind."
- January 2016
Will we ever decouple perceived effort and long hours with our rewards system?
- October 2015
Seeking out a mid-task distraction is our subtle way of avoiding life's more vexing questions.
- August 2015
Next time you’re feeling apprehensive about your work, because others in your field seem more talented or confident, remember this: they only seem that way because you can’t see what they’re thinking.
- October 2014
Motivation advice for people who can't stand positive thinking.
- April 2013