Reader View · ~12 min read · From 2020 · A checklist for starting your journey of personal growth. · Shared by 405, including Arturo Rebolledo, Liv 😷, Kevin Roberts, Konrad Weber, Johannes Dornisch, Katja Evertz, Andrew Ermogenous, Mark Derr, Jansnet
Reader View · Apr 29th · Today is my birthday. I turn 70. I've learned a few things so far that might be helpful to others. For the past few years, I've jotted down bits of unsolicited advice each year and much to my surprise I · Shared by 4617, including R.NFT R “Ray” Wang 王瑞光 #SuiteWorld #UIPathForward, Ser Jeff Garzik, Casey Newton, Alan See, Andrew Revkin 🌎 ✍🏼 🪕 ☮️, Chris Heilmann, Alex Tabarrok, Axel Rauschmayer, 👨🏻💻☕️, Tim Ferriss, Noah Smith 🐇🇺🇦, David Wallace-Wells, Daniel Pink, Joanna (J.F.) Penn, 🌽〈link href=//johnmu.com rel=canonical 〉🌽, Cory Doctorow, Brent Beshore, Aleyda Solis 🇺🇦, Austin Kleon
Reader View · 4 min read · From 2020 · How could anyone possibly get through weeks of terrorized confinement without coming out the other side a worse version of their former self? · Shared by 146, including Liv 😷, Stephanie A Kowalski, Kelsey Jones, Daniel Schwarz
If I’m riding an optimistic streak and they aren’t, I feel stupid and delusional. If I’m wretched and they’re not, I feel guilty for bringing them down, or upset that they aren’t taking things seriously. As a result, it’s easier not to talk to anyone.
Reader View · 6 min read · Feb 12th · Here’s what to do if you regularly wish you could hire someone to make all your choices for you. · Shared by 2317, including Therapy for Black Girls, Edney Souza 🧙♂️, Rachel Miller | #InfluencerMarketing, Leonardo Sumulong, Katja Evertz, Dennis Schvejda
Keeney advises asking yourself, “What do I hope to achieve by addressing this choice?” and focus on aspects that aren’t easily quantifiable.
Reader View · 8 min read · May 26th · Happiness can never last "ever after." Positive psychologist Tal Ben-Shahar explains how happiness can grow from painful experiences. · Shared by 1213, including Katja Evertz
So the paradox is that on the one hand, happiness is clearly a good thing. On the other hand, valuing it as a good thing is problematic.