The more actively we can accept and embrace our limited time on Earth, posits author Oliver Burkeman, the easier it becomes to spend our time on what matters most to us.
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A lot of things have changed since the five-day workweek began in the 1930s, and what's now considered the normal workweek doesn't support many workers, says U.K.-based researcher Will Stronge.
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Maillard Howell, head of fitness at Reebok and co-owner of Dean CrossFit, doesn't promise clients they'll be the most ripped person on the beach. Instead, he tells them, "you're going to be able to play with your kids without getting out of breath."