In ‘Niksen’ Olga Mecking shares the ins and outs of the Dutch wellness trend of niksen, or doing nothing. And it is actually harder than it sounds. Mecking shows us with humor and insight how we can spend more time being a little lazier, and explains why allowing ourselves do less will result in increased creativity, productivity, and happiness. The proof? Well, the Dutch are some of the happiest people in the world. Niksen is full of fun tips and anecdotes and supported by expert opinions and interviews. Discover the Dutch art of doing nothing.
‘Niksen. This Dutch way of life is a s simple as, well, doing nothing.’ – Time Magazine
‘Niksen is great for people who find meditation frustrating.’ – NBC News
‘Making time to be unproductive can make you happier and healthier.’ – The Times
Olga Mecking (Poland) is a journalist, author and mother. Originally from Poland she has lived in The Netherlands for the past ten years. Her sharp observations on her adopted homeland and her articles on the Dutch art of doing nothing went viral and made niksen a household term.
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