Ep. 140: LISTENER CALLS: Frustration and the Deep Life


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By Cal Newport. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Below are the topics covered in today's listener calls mini-episode (with timestamps). For instructions on submitting your own questions, go to calnewport.com/podcast.
DEEP DIVE: Smartphones and moral panics. [3:43]
- Scheduling when you've fallen behind. [12:29]
- Squandering autonomy. [18:06]
- Hacking habits and the shortcomings of raw discipline. [26:11]
- Tenure and valuable skills. [31:38]
- Adding more to your plate without it tipping over. [36:24]
- Frustration and the Deep Life (and an update on my next book). [42:41]
Thanks to Jay Kerstens for the intro music and Mark Miles for mastering.

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