Our modern culture prompts us to work ever harder. But it turns out the most successful and creative among us don’t just work hard, they actually rest more skillfully. In this this interview, cross-posted from the podcast Psychologists Off The Clock
, Dr. Yael Schonbrun interviews Dr. Alex Pang
, the author of Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less
(Basic Books, 2016) to learn about the science and practice of using rest to get more done more effectively.
Dr. Alex Pang is the founder of The Restful Company, a visiting scholar at Stanford, and an author of titles that include The Distraction Addiction
and Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less.
You can find out more about Dr. Pang’s work at www.deliberate.rest
or follow Dr. Pang on twitter at @Rest_Book
Dr. Yael Schonbrun is a clinical psychologist in private practice, an assistant professor at Brown University, and a frequent contributor to the Psychologists Off The Clock.