Time and How To Spend It


These exercises are designed to:
– increase your experience intelligence
– help you use the STORIES checklist
– increase your everyday joy
– light a fuse underneath your long-term happiness
– pour rocket-fuel into your success in life

Start at the red ‘homework!’ block, download the list of tasks… and get started!


A few happy tasks :-)

Click the button for a PDF with your all your homework tasks in 1 document.

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The Hero’s Journey

Use this as a rough ‘mud map’ to get more out of your weekends, holidays, and life in general.


The Man in Hole x Hero’s Journey

If you prefer this version, use this ‘man in hole x hero’s journey’ version of the ‘mud map’ to analyse experiences from your past, know where you are today, and make plans for the future.


Your ‘OO’ Journal

Use this to figure out how much you spend outside and offline. You may be surprised!



Use the DARG FUNC checklist to design – and have! – more intense experiences that get you into the present, the zone, the right here, right now.


Sample chapter

Find out why we think we’re time-poor, when really we’re time-rich, and discover the 7-rule checklist for richer, happier living.

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The STORIES checklist

Whenever you’re wondering about what to do… with your evening, weekend, holiday or, well, your life, use this science-backed checklist to ensure you’re getting the most out of your most precious resource: your time.


The NEW Peak End Rules

Use this to design experiences that create lasting memories, and more happiness :-)

In this smart and practical work, James Wallman shows us how to make the most of our days and improve the quality of our lives. If you’re tired of wasting time, this is the book for you.
— Daniel H. Pink, author of When and Drive
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