ISBN 9780553392043,The Sweet Spot: How To Find Your Groove At Home And Work

The Sweet Spot: How To Find Your Groove At Home And Work



Random House

Publication Year 2015

ISBN 9780553392043

ISBN-10 0553392042


Number of Pages 320 Pages
Language (English)


Not Long Ago, Christine Carter, A Happiness Expert At Uc Berkeley'S Greater Good Science Center And A Speaker, Writer, And Mother, Found Herself Exasperated By The Busyness Of Modern Life: Too Many Conflicting Obligations And Not Enough Time, Energy, Or Patience To Get Everything Done. She Tried All The Standard Techniques--Prioritizing, Multitasking, Delegating, Even Napping--But None Really Worked. Determined To Create A Less Stressful Life For Herself--Without Giving Up Her Hard-Won Career Success Or Happiness At Home--She Road-Tested Every Research-Based Tactic That Promised To Bring More Ease Into Her Life. Drawing On Her Vast Knowledge Of The Latest Research Related To Happiness, Productivity, And Elite Performance, She Followed Every Strategy That Promised To Give Her More Energy--Or That Could Make Her More Efficient, Creative, Or Intelligent.

Her Trials And Errors Are Our Reward. In The Sweet Spot, Carter Shares The Combination Of Practices That Transformed Her Life From Overwhelmed And Exhausting To Joyful, Relaxed, And Productive. From Instituting Daily Micro-Habits That Save Time To Bigger Picture Shifts That Convert Stress Into Productive And Creative Energy, The Sweet Spot Shows Us How To

Say "No" Strategically And When To Say "Yes" With Abandon
Make Decisions About Routine Things Once To Free Our Minds To Focus On Higher Priorities
Stop Multitasking And Gain Efficiency
"Take Recess" In Sync With The Brain'S Need For Rest
Use Technology In Ways That Bolster, Instead Of Sap, Energy
Increase Your Ratio Of Positive To Negative Emotions

Complete With Practical "Easiest Thing" Tips For Instant Relief As Well As Stories From Carter'S Own Experience Of Putting The Sweet Spot Into Action, This Timely And Inspiring Book Will Inoculate You Against "The Overwhelm," Letting You In On The Possibilities For Joy And Freedom That Come When You Stop Trying To Do Everything Right--And Start Doing The Right Things.