Deep Questions with Cal Newport

Ep. 69: How Do I Find Joy in Leisure?

February 08, 2021 Cal Newport Season 1 Episode 69
Deep Questions with Cal Newport
Ep. 69: How Do I Find Joy in Leisure?
Show Notes

Below are the questions covered in today's episode (with their timestamps). For instructions on submitting your own questions, go to calnewport.com/podcast.


WORK QUESTIONS

 - How do I finish my day strong when time blocking? [5:09]
 - What should I do to succeed as a new professor? [9:48]
 - How do I protect deep work even as I become more recognized? [14:38]
 - What are strategies for handling large ambiguous work tasks? [19:37]
 - How do I stay productive in a one-bedroom apartment? [24:06]


TECHNOLOGY QUESTIONS

 - Can ASMR support deep work? [32:44]
 - Do audiobooks count as long-form reading? [40:21]
 - Should families use shared task lists? [40:45]
 - How how I use YouTube while avoiding entertainment black holes? [46:29]


DEEP LIFE QUESTIONS

 - How does one find joy in deep leisure? [50:00]
 - It Eisenhower Box useful for constructing a deep life? [58:05] 
 - How do I escape the social media bubble the pandemic trapped me inside? [1:03:44]


Thanks to Jay Kerstens for the intro music.