Friday, December 22, 2017. Issue #155
Stop, Take a Break, And Just Think (The Life-Changing Habit of Thinking) | Medium
Have you had a good think lately? Plato once said, “When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself.”Many people are caught up “doing” so much that they don’t have time stop, take a productive break, and think. They spend the best hours of their days engaged, distracted, and reacting...
For your reading pleasure, here are ten schools of philosophy you should know about. Some of them are commonly misunderstood, and we correct that problem here. Nihilism. The leading philosophy among angsty teens who misunderstand Nietzsche. The root of the word...
Digital distractions are not uncommon in today’s times. Distractions have never been uncommon.It may or actually may not be taking a step too far to say that we are a human race that gets distracted every now and then. Online or offline, we get distracted while we are focusing on some crucial task. 
When it comes to time management, there are two main types of people: those who are habitually early and those who are ― despite their best intentions ― chronically late. Most punctually challenged people chalk up their tardiness to personality, a notion that Josh Klapow...
We all want good, close friends. Problem is, while high school sure had gym class, it didn’t have “Emotional Intelligence 101.” So what part of emotional intelligence is critical for friendships? Emotional intimacy. From Breaking the Male Code: Unlocking the Power of Friendship: Sociologist Ray..
SCHEDULE SURGERIES, EARNINGS calls, and therapy appointments before noon. Score the biggest bucks by switching jobs every three to five years. The ideal age to get hitched (and avoid divorce): 32. In his new book, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, Daniel Pink scours...
During the last week of December, I take a few days to reflect on the previous year and plan goals for the upcoming years. This year, I achieved all of my goals by making daily, weekly, and monthly progress on them. I started to do this as I didn’t have an ideal year… That year..
Here’s the conundrum: We want freedom, but we also want to do things that matter. Doing what matters requires intention, but intention (i.e., having plans) can sometimes threaten one’s sense of freedom. Also, operating from a default state of freedom makes it difficult to generate intention...
It’s the season of New Year’s resolutions once again. At the end of each year 45% of us roll up our sleeves and optimistically decide what we want to accomplish in the year to come. Yet, year after year, only 8% of us actually achieve what we resolved to do on January 1st. In fact, 25%...
Great lives often begin amid tumult and suffering. Seventy years ago, long before Bernd Heinrich became one of history’s fastest ultramarathoners, and ages before his scientific studies on ravens made him a leading naturalist, he was a skinny, impoverished kid living in a hut in the forest..
Happy Holidays! My most sincere best wishes for you and those you love as we head for a new year. May we all make the most of it.
Until Next Week,
Thomas, Curator at Postanly
Thanks for your attention. Have an epic weekend!
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