Reader View · 6 min read · Jul 4th · Lucius Annaeus Seneca, better known as Seneca (or Seneca the Younger), was a Roman Stoic philosopher and statesman, who became one of the most influential figures of the Roman Imperial Period. Like… · Shared by 1416, including Ines Bieler
Busyness is simply a symptom of a negative internal state of emotions. It’s the avoidance of much needed solitude, and an escape from reality.
Reader View · From 2016 · What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you're mistaken. As the director of a 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life. · Shared by 1061, including Andrei Luca, Swebliss, Memen Isimo, Jennifer Hurst, Nilofer Merchant, Katja Evertz, Vala Afshar, Neil Hart 💙, Michael Carroll, tektology, Jonathan Kogan, José Rodrigues
Reader View · 10 min read · Jun 25th · The mathematician and philosopher Gian-Carlo Rota spent much of his career at MIT, where students adored him for his engaging, passionate lectures. In 1996, Rota gave a talk entitled “Ten Lessons I… · Shared by 868, including Scott Monty
Reciprocity is remarkably persuasive. Sometimes, how people respond to your work has as much to do with how you respond to theirs as it does with the work itself
Reader View · 2 min read · Jul 16th · It’s my 43rd birthday and I’ve lived a little, laughed a bunch and learned some stuff along the way. Here are 43 lessons on life, money and happiness that I’ve collected along the way. Caveat emptor!… · Shared by 833
When you lose someone close, you’ll second guess how you acted. You get a second shot with those still here.
Reader View · 9 min read · Sep 26th · A lot of people are changing jobs. How do we make sure career transitions go smoothly and end up fulfilling? Here's the answer... · Shared by 313, including Jane Friedman
Reader View · 9 min read · Aug 2nd · Military and sports research has shown old school ideas about toughness don't work. Here's what really increases resilience... · Shared by 641, including Tarik ESSAADI
Reader View · ~11 min read · Jun 18th · What's it take to never be bored again? The science of boredom is actually pretty fascinating. Here's what you need to know... · Shared by 578, including Katja Evertz, Mike Taylor
When we have something to do but it’s not challenging enough, we get bored. And when it’s too challenging, we feel overwhelmed and get bored
Reader View · From 2016 · Over 600 people, age 40 and older, weigh in on what they wish they knew when they were 30. A few of them might surprise you. · Shared by 244, including David Pires, Weiting Chen, Charlie O'Keefe @firstname.lastname@example.org, Kenneth Kalmer, Vikram Dutt, Fabrizio Bianchi, mebmc, gumorenos, Chris Messina