Aiming to live and work better in 2024? Look to monks

In the world of time management, monasticism has been touted as a source of tools for achieving a desired lifestyle. Headlines in Forbes, Fast Company, Business Insider and elsewhere in 2023 highlighted the productivity hack of going "monk mode" -- a period

Work and play: The life of a Trappist monk

Brother Paul Quenon, a Trappist monk at the Abbey of Gethsemani in Kentucky, says that life in a monastery is different for each monk or nun, but he sees it as a combination of work and prayer. Scripture, prayer and silence are