First there was hygge, now there's Niksen - a simple Dutch philosophy for anyone looking to slow down, relax and daydream. Press pause to pre-empt burnout and claim your life back.
First there was hygge, now there's niksen - a simple Dutch philosophy for anyone looking to slow down, relax and daydream.
Time is money. Stop being lazy. Do something. Everyday we're told to get up, take action and be productive: if you work hard, you'll make it. But your body is desperate for you to stop, your frantic mind craves a timeout, and your friends and family are finding you more moody and stressed than ever. It's time for some Dutch wisdom: find out when, how and why to do nothing with niksen, the Dutch 'be idle' philosophy that is taking the world by storm.
Niksen literally means to do nothing, but it's not the same thing as boredom or laziness. Niksen helps to free you from the daily grind of work, family demands and social pressure, to destress and just… stop. In this book, Dutch mindfulness expert Annette Lavrijsen shows you how, through daily practice, and by following the exercises within, you will grow comfortable with yourself, with silence and will reap niksen's countless rewards.
Turn to this niksen manual whenever you want to declutter your mind.
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