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Beethoven’s Lifestyle Regimen and the Secret to His Superhuman Vitality
Beethoven’s Lifestyle Regimen and the Secret to His Superhuman Vitality

In praise of “vigorous ablutions with cold water, a scrupulous regard for personal cleanliness, and daily walks immediately after the midday meal.”

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Hans Christian Andersen’s Daily Routine
Hans Christian Andersen’s Daily Routine

From coffee time to bedtime, via ample walks and a necessary stretch of royal tedium.

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C.S. Lewis’s Ideal Daily Routine
C.S. Lewis’s Ideal Daily Routine

“It is essential of the happy life that a man would have almost no mail.”

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Mozart’s Daily Routine
Mozart’s Daily Routine

How a day is composed in the hours between sleep o’clock and symphony o’clock.

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Artist Anne Truitt on the Ideal Daily Routine and How Parenting Shapes Our Capacity for Savoring Solitude
Artist Anne Truitt on the Ideal Daily Routine and How Parenting Shapes Our Capacity for Savoring Solitude

“It is heavenly to work until I am tired… [After dinner] I usually return to my solitude, happy to have been in good company, happy to leave it.”

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Anna Deavere Smith on Discipline and Learning to Stop Letting Others Define You
Anna Deavere Smith on Discipline and Learning to Stop Letting Others Define You

“What you are will show, ultimately. Start now, every day, becoming, in your actions, your regular actions, what you would like to become in the bigger scheme of things.”

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