Episode 4 - Samantha & Oliver Burkemann / by Samantha Clarke

How can we embrace the power of negative thinking to create happiness and contentment in our lives?

I tackle this question and any more with my guest Oliver Burkeman. Oliver is a feature writer for The Guardian newspaper with a popular weekly column on psychology, happiness and time management called, This Column Will Change Your Life.

He is also the  author of The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking.

In this episode you will learn:

2.01 Do we need an antidote to self-help?

4.27 Oliver's version of happiness

13.23 Is there a place for happiness in the workplace?

15.44 What can managers do to create workplace happiness?

18.20 How to embrace the power of negative thinking at work

21.55 Upcoming book about time management

24.31 How can we thing about time and 'busyness' in a new way? 

27.04 Apps and tools for contentment and time management

Enjoyed listening to Oliver? Fab! Find out more by:

 - visiting his site http://www.oliverburkeman.com

 - follow him on twitter: @oliverburkeman

 - buy the book: The Antidote

 - Sites mentioned in the podcast: https://www.noisli.com and https://www.braintoss.com