Josh Cohen: Not Working: Why We Have to Stop

Aye Write: Psychoanalyst Josh Cohen's book explores the paradoxical pleasures of inactivity.

Josh Cohen: Not Working: Why We Have to Stop

About Josh Cohen: Not Working: Why We Have to Stop

‘To do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world’ said Oscar Wilde.

More than ever before, we live in a culture that excoriates inactivity and demonizes idleness. Work, connectivity and a constant flow of information are the cultural norms. It’s little wonder so many of us are burning out.

Psychoanalyst Josh Cohen's book explores the paradoxical pleasures of inactivity, and drawing on his personal experiences and on stories from his consulting room, he asks how we might live a different and more fulfilled existence.

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