Welcome to another Mindf*ck Monday, the only weekly newsletter that is actually smarter than it looks. Each week, I send you three potentially life-changing ideas to help you become a slightly less… Open at source
4 min read · 2020-04-15 · How could anyone possibly get through weeks of terrorized confinement without coming out the other side a worse version of their former self?
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.
Anyone who grew up in a small town knows that the social rules of small towns largely revolve around waving: If you pass someone while driving, you wave; if you pass someone while walking on the opposite side of the street, you wave. It’s a bare-bones acknowledgment — the “wave” is one palm lifted, not a frantically oscillating hand. Doesn’t matter if you know the person or not. You just lift your goddamned hand.
10 min read · 2020-12-23 · The other day I made an advice thread based on Jacobian’s from last year! If you know a source for one of these, shout and I’ll edit it in. Possessions 1 .If you want to find out about people’s…
Are you on the fence about breaking up or leaving your job? You should probably go ahead and do it. People, on average, end up happier when they take the plung
Discipline is superior to motivation. The former can be trained, the latter is fleeting. You won’t be able to accomplish great things if you’re only relying on motivation.
The 20-20-20 rule: Every 20 minutes of screenwork, look at a spot 20 feet away for 20 seconds. This will reduce eye strain and is easy to remember (or program reminders for).