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Rebroadcast: How to Find the Elusive 'Sweet Spot' of High Productivity and Low Stress

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Complaining about being busy has become a badge of honor in this age of compulsive multitasking. But doing too many things at the same time has been shown to hurt productivity and mental health. In her new book “The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work,” UC Berkeley sociologist Christine Carter outlines how adopting micro-habits and strategically saying “no” can decrease stress and increase efficiency.

Guests:

Christine Carter, senior fellow at UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center and author of the new book "The Sweet Spot"

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