Four to Six Hour Workdays… the key to happiness?

That’s what this article claims, in any case. I tend to agree, being the meditative and leisurely guy that I am. What I found most interesting, though, was the throwaway line about the economist Keynes. Apparantly, he recommended shorter workdays as well… I may need to track this down.

No real story here, other than a mildly interesting article and my obsessive-compulsive nature.

3 Responses to “Four to Six Hour Workdays… the key to happiness?”

well I could just Dr Caroline West’s feet! I used zero (0) days of sick leave in the 10 months I worked 6 hour days (back in 1996 here at CU) — working 6 hrs a day felt like no problem. It’s those last 2 (or more!) hrs that really take it out of you…. I can’t wait till I get to retire from CU in 2-3 years, and can afford to switch to part-time work. Life will really begin *then*!

Meg - August 9th, 2006 at 4:23 pm

I definitely agree… Around 3 pm, I start feeling lethargy and cabin fever, which is a very odd combination. I usually solve it with 50 cc of chocolate, stat. 🙂

So Meg, when you retire, what part-time work do you desire?

Paradoxdruid - August 9th, 2006 at 8:20 pm

What does it say about our country that “life will really begin” when someone’s 55 years old, or often even older?

teisha - August 9th, 2006 at 8:34 pm

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