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Niksen, embracing the Dutch art of doing nothing, Olga Mecking

Label
Niksen, embracing the Dutch art of doing nothing, Olga Mecking
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 222-238) and index
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Niksen
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
1129098715
Responsibility statement
Olga Mecking
Sub title
embracing the Dutch art of doing nothing
Summary
"The Dutch people are some of the happiest in the world. Their secret? They are masters of niksen, or the art of doing nothing"--, Provided by publisherNiksen is not a form of meditation, or is it a state of laziness or boredom. To niks is to make a conscious choice to sit back, let go, and do nothing at all. Mecking shows readers how to take a break from all the busyness-- with heartfelt permission to do nothing. -- adapted from back cover
Table Of Contents
Introduction: Oh no, not another wellness trend! -- What is niksen? -- What if the Dutch got it right? -- Why is niksen so hard? -- Niksen is good for you. Yes, it is -- Niksening up your life -- When niksen doesn't work -- Epilogue: Creating nikstopia -- Appendix 1: The Nikseneers' manifesto -- Appendix 2: Quick niksen tips -- Appendix 3: Niksen tips from the Dutch
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