Friday, June 22, 2018. Issue #182
F. Scott Fitzgerald On First-Rate Intelligence | Medium
“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.” F. Scott Fitzgerald said that in 1936. Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was an American writer and novelist. At the age of 24, the success of his first novel, This Side of Paradise, made Fitzgerald famous.
…a survey of almost ten thousand people across the United States found that with the exception of substance-use disorders, anxiety disorders are the most common mental health diagnosis. In fact, almost one-third of people surveyed had experienced at least one anxiety disorder...
America has long been described as an extroverted country, a society that celebrates and rewards the enthusiastic, the outgoing, the sociable — those with a charming personality and a knack for glad-handing. We’re a people who judge our politicians by their penchant...
My father emigrated from Taiwan in the 1960s with only $17 to his name and the clothes on his back. Though he was poor in a material and financial sense, he never considered himself poor. His mantra was that financial wealth alone does not represent one's "true wealth."
We each have 96 energy blocks each day to spend however we'd like. Using this energy blocking system will ensure you're spending each block wisely to make the most progress on your most important goals. Warren Buffett “ruled out paying attention to almost anything...
Personal development only works when you integrate and make it part of your lifestyle and the things you do daily. Life is a marathon and each day we make a small step towards some direction.Recently I came across the Mindvalley’s CEO: Vishen Lakiani. 
Our attention gets hijacked by everything from the stress in our lives to the ding of our phones. Neuroscientist Amishi Jha shows how we can cultivate the ability to focus on what really matters. “I think, therefore I am distracted.”
I’ve raved several times about Happiness by Design, a book on happiness by economist Paul Dolan. The book taught me to separate happiness and meaningfulness when thinking about human well-being. In Visualizing the Meaning of Life: The Drip Coffee Model...
Some of the most important decisions you will make in your lifetime will occur while you feel stressed and anxious. From medical decisions to financial and professional ones, we are often required to weigh up information under stressful conditions.
Imagine yourself 35,000 feet up, pushing a trolley down a narrow aisle surrounded by restless passengers. A toddler is blocking your path, his parents not immediately visible. A passenger is irritated that he can no longer pay cash for an in-flight meal...
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Until Next Week,
Thomas, Curator at Postanly
Thanks for your attention. Have an epic weekend!
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