Episode
84

Change Your Perception of Time and Meaning

w/
Oliver Burkeman
by Flow Research Collective
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84
July 13, 2022
Oliver Burkeman

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ABOUT THE GUEST:

Oliver Burkeman is the author of the New York Times and Sunday Times bestseller Four Thousand Weeks, about embracing limitation and finally getting round to what counts, along with The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking and Help! How to Become Slightly Happier and Get a Bit More Done. For many years he wrote a popular column for the Guardian, 'This Column Will Change Your Life'. In his email newsletter The Imperfectionist, he writes about productivity, mortality, the power of limits and building a meaningful life in an age of distraction. He lives in the North York Moors. 

 

ABOUT THE EPISODE: 

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • Intro (0:00)
  • Core Message of 4000 Weeks (1:09)
  • How Perception of Time Has Changed (5:22)
  • The Idea of Deep Time (12:22)
  • Role of Capitalism in Time  (13:54)
  • Cosmic Insignificance Therapy (22:55)
  • Misconceptions About A Meaningful Life (31:49)
  • Reason for 4000 Weeks' Success (37:49)
  • Practices To Better Relationship with Time (42:57)
  • What Oliver's Day Looks Like (47:19)
  • How Being A Father Affects Time & Meaning (54:51)

 

RESOURCES

Website: https://www.oliverburkeman.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/oliverburkeman

STEVEN KOTLER is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and Founder and Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance.

His books include The Art of Impossible, Stealing Fire, and The Rise of Superman. His work has been translated into over 40 languages and appeared in over 100 publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal, TIME, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, The Harvard Business Review and Forbes.

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