I hope everyone is having a wonderful Monday. Our 168 hours of time-logging is officially over. I still need to go through and tally up my totals in different categories, but here are my thoughts on the experience.
First, it was a great week, professionally and personally. Because I knew my logs would be public, I planned to make it a great week. And so it was. Key… read more »
Since writing 168 Hours, I’ve tried to get better about using my weekends. Before anyone grimaces at the idea of “using” weekends, please understand that I mean choosing a few activities that will be fun and/or meaningful for my family, and letting chores and everything else fill in around that. As a result, it’s Saturday night as… read more »
It’s Friday (finally!) and our workweek challenge logs are almost done. But the key thing to remember when thinking about 168 hours is that our weeks aren’t even close to done. We still have a solid 60 hours between 6pm on Friday and 6am on Monday. Think about that! Obviously some of it involves sleeping, but using the 60 hours of a weekend well is an… read more »
Finally, I am posting the Challenge thread! 168 Hours is the subject of Gretchen Rubin’s Happiness Project blog post today (head over there to read about my magazine addiction). I have been feeling a bit out of sorts this AM, partly because I am hashing out the title and angle for my next book. While this is exciting, it is hard to judge whether an hour spen… read more »
Dear readers: We interrupt the 168 Hours Challenge, going on this week, for this piece from The Huffington Post. If you are new here, welcome! Please poke around through the archives, and if you’d like to join the soon-to-launch monthly newsletter, email me at email@example.com to subscribe.
By Laura Vanderkam
Some warm morning, nearly 200 year… read more »