Oliver Burkeman


Content by Oliver Burkeman

    • Working Lunches Around the World: What's in Your Lunchbox?

      In Rome, a lunch break is enshrined in law. In Rio, food vouchers come with the job. So what can we learn from the way the rest of the world lunches? Writers from Nairobi to New York find out what's on the menu.

    • Is Stress Bad for Your Health?

      Is there something amiss with our assumption that stress equals misery, while a stress-free life is bliss?

    • Is Detoxing a 'Debunked' Science?

      We live in an age when disagreeing with something too often means we declare it absolutely wrong.

    • How to be Fitter, Happier and More Successful: Stop Dreaming and Start Getting Real | Oliver Burkeman

      You can't always get what you want, but if you try some negative thinking, you might get that promotion you actually needIn 2011, the New York University psychologist Gabriele Oettingen published the results of an elegant study, conducted with her colleague...

    • This Column Will Change Your Life: Coffee and Creativity

      'Coffee slides me into the working day before my procrastinatory urges can kick in: grind beans, brew coffee, pour, sip, open laptop... and I'm working before I've had a chance to protest''Delightedly he seized hold of the bag containing the sugar and...

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