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Publisher's Summary

This is the number one secret to living your best life, and it’s the easiest thing you’ll ever do.... 

Are you fighting for the "good life", trying to break free from the rat race and push yourself into something more? More relaxation, time on the beach, travel the world, and make more money?

You’re not alone. Actually, this is a life that nearly every single one of us is after, and yet in some ironic twist of fate, everybody has themselves convinced that to get there, you must work yourself to the bone.

Does your work week often turn into something that is 60+ hours of determined focus?

Do you barely have time to eat, let alone sleep, and constantly feel rushed from one task to the next?

Creating specific and intentional time for relaxation in your life is hands down the healthiest thing you could do for yourself.

In The Art of Doing Nothing, you’ll discover:

  • How to get more done and be more efficient by literally doing nothing
  • The number one secret to effortless action passed down from an ancient Chinese scroll
  • How doing nothing can literally raise your IQ
  • How I turned an 80-hour workweek and $40k debt into having more time, productivity, and happiness
  • Why trying too hard is a fool’s game
  • How to free yourself from guilt around doing nothing
  • Groundbreaking insight into the science of play and why you need to take it seriously
  • How to simplify your life down to the essential using intentionalism
  • Expert-approved hacks to prevent burnout from ever coming back
  • And so much more

Be intentional about it, specifically plan time in each day for nothing at all, and watch your productivity and happiness skyrocket.

If you’re ready to become more productive, more creative, and outshine all of your peers, then scroll up and click the “Buy Now” button right now.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2020 Chandler Kitching (P)2021 Chandler Kitching

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Insight for the blind.

Good book for self perseverance. Reminds me to look at the bright side of life.

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Didn’t think I needed this book. Boy was I wrong!

At first I laughed and thought I don’t need a book to teach me how to do nothing.. I reluctantly gave the book a chance and DANG!! I shudder to think where I’d be without this. I am super short on time because of my job but I wanted to heal my burnout through doing nothing. I would not have been able to do it without this book. Chandler lays out exactly how you can do nothing without falling behind in work or life. Using his super specific 6 step system I was able to free myself of Guilt, shame and judging my worth based on my accomplishments. My relationship with my wife is deeper than ever. My children jump up and down with excitement because Daddy finally has time to play. I feel like I have my life back! I love his S.A.D. method of releasing thinking about work problems too. My family notices that I am fully present with them and in a playful mood because I can fully focus on them. Additionally, I got the paperback version so I could reread it, highlight and take notes. Your wisdom saved my family life!

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Wow, No wonder lol

God knows I’m not lazy and used to work tirelessly for my goals but I would always find myself exhausted, burnt out with little progress and I never knew why! What would seriously frustrate me the most was my business partner (my husband) who has always took his time, literally do less and would somehow achieve 10x more than me. I would be like seriously??? I get up way earlier than him and am more productive than him, WHY?! But after listening to this audible book, the truth was revealed as to why. This book taught me another way of achieving my dreams and goals that actually feels so much better, much more effective and intentional with presence which paradoxically helped me achieve more in shorter time with little to no effort. After listening to this incredible book, I am now able to gain weight, my hair and skin is healthier, I’m happier, my relationships are better, my communication is more effective and I’m able to provide much more intentional value to others in the world. If you want to wake up and snap out of the struggle of hustle, listen to this book and I promise you you’ll be more effective and happier.

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Excellent advice!

Every too busy person should read this. Our daily lives are overcome with everything we need to do but giving ourselves time. We need that time. This book lays it all out and ways to give yourself that time even in a busy schedule. The writing style is easy to read and relatable. As with Chandler Kitching's other books it hosts a simple step by step approach that can be done quite easily. A must read if you for the overworked, overwhelmed worker!

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Absolute must have

This book hits close to home, as a individual that loves to stay busy and many active side projects. The thought of doing nothing is currently a uncomfortable feeling, but a clear pain point I will be using this information to challenge. This book provided a positive shift & redefining of doing nothing and what it can do for you.

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What is really important?

This book reiterates a timeless message in a contemporary setting. Mr. Kitching frames the question “what is really important?” within the all-to-common present day condition of workplace burnout. To me the answer comes clear and simple: “Decide what is important, do that and then feel free to say no to everything else”. Good job!

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  • 05-14-21

Great Stress Reliever!

As an entrepreneur, my drive to always be working is a major factor in my stress levels. I simply can't stop working and feel guilt-free in the process. It has really taken a toll on my family and my mental health. This book has helped me tremendously to have a focused, step-by-step plan to incorporate "free" time into my life without the anguish it used to cause me. I highly recommend this book to any workaholics out there who need to better manage their time and be a happier, less stressed person.

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Much Needed

I felt like the author was describing my exact situation. The exercises in the book helped me to realize that my mindset toward how I approached my work is what had to change if I was going to make any real progress towards relieving my stress. Easy to listen to and the information was delivered in a practical way that was easy to implement into my daily routine. Definitely worth it.

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Actually you pretty enlightening

I throughly enjoyed the content. Such a great book for those of us who are entrepreneurs or are always a slave to heavy stress and deadlines. Also had solid practical focus tips!

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One Of Those "Books You Didn't Know You Needed"

As someone who is in multiple startup companies putting the extra-long sweat hours, I was feeling that unshakable fatigue that no coffee or pre-workout could cure. The Art of Doing nothing is just one of those books that fit into the category of "greatest book you never knew you needed". Man am I ever thankful that this book exists. I have had a hard time just doing things for my own mental work-life balance because I felt, watching an hour of Netflix or playing a couple of games with my buddies was counterproductive and carried a world of guilt. Chandler's system really breaks it down where you can have the best of both worlds and most importantly protect your mental energy which is most important. I'm going to run through this whole book again tomorrow, then probably like once a month. That's how game-changing it is.

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  • 10-27-21

It’s gonna change my life

I read so many different books on productivity, time management, etc, I was the one working 80h a week one time, then 60h then 50h(currently) I had high productivity levels, plenty time for my family, And yet there was something missing in my life. For me doing nothing gonna fill the missing puzzle. Highly recommend for everyone at any stage of their lives.

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  • 05-31-21

No more 'non-productive' guilt

I needed this book. I'd got to the point in my life where if I wasn't doing anything productive I'd be ridden with guilt as I'd not yet reached my goals. But to make sure you stick with your goals in the long term they have to sustainable or else you'll just give up on them. The Art of Doing Nothing, has helped me to chill out and truly relax in my downtime, greatly improving my uptime.

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  • Mel Madsen
  • 05-21-21

Just what I need!

In today's world it's constantly "all systems go" - especially in my world that is. As a mom of 3 little ones, an entrepreneur and wife, life is super busy. This book has encouraged me to think about things differently and prioritize taking time out. Burnout is a reality for many, including myself. So I'm really so pleased I found this book and I have practical tools to fall back on and keep myself accountable for this lifestyle.

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  • Veronica Lungson
  • 05-19-21

The ultimate guide to more free time.

In today's society, we all need to start implementing this book into our lives. The author has amazing suggestions on slowing down life and why being busy isn't good. With 2 kids, I feel guilty all the time when I do nothing, but now I look at it in a different way. I have had a lot more free time since I read this book and started simplifying my life.

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  • Hotel And Co
  • 05-18-21

No more 80 Hours a Week work

This is great for me. I work mad hours and this book provides a step by step guide how I can avoid burnout. A must listen for all those professional workers. I was searching for this book for a long time. Great to know I found this.

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  • Carleshia G.
  • 05-16-21

Not just for busy professionals

With all that's going on in the world and challenges of daily life, this book gives some great advice and instructions on how to deal with the stress they cause. This stress impacts everyone. I would definitely give this book to everyone to remind them its ok to do nothing. I need that reminder myself some times. :o) Great job to the author for laying this recovery system out!

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  • JS
  • 05-12-21

Find the balance

I felt this book was written for me, life gets out of control and you know it's a downward spiral. It took listening to this book to make me realise how neccessary it was to change and find time for myself.
This book is a gamechanger!

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  • Silva S.
  • 05-08-21

Lots of useful information

This is a great book that teaches you about reprogramming your mind. It tells you about the ways to relax and find time for it.
Overall, great book. I’d recommend it!

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  • Devon K
  • 05-06-21

It's time to do nothing

Lifestyle diet starting today. Looking for that inner peace and harmony--lessons learned from this audiobook will help me find just that. Well written, great narrator!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-28-21

Great insights

I loved this book and cannot recommend it enough for those struggling to find time in a busy life.