Friday, February 2, 2018. Issue #161
Make Life Easier on Yourself by Accepting “Good Enough.” Don’t Pursue Perfection, Pursue Progress | Medium
Becky Beaupre Gillespie once said, “Good enough is the new perfect.” Stop chasing perfection. Perfection suggests a state of flawlessness, without any defects. To be perfect implies a condition where your action or performance attains a level of excellence that cannot be exceeded.
Over the last 30 days, I participated in Cal Newport’s 30-Day Digital Declutter Experiment. The aim was to omit all optional digital distractions in your life in order to clarify the things that truly matter, afterward intentionally adding the truly...
It was almost 4 pm on a Monday afternoon when I found myself screaming inside my car. I was on my way to an OrangeTheory Fitness class, and I really wanted to get there in time to pick my favorite treadmill. I had picked the route that, I imagined, would have the least...
Yesterday was Jan. 29, meaning that Oprah Winfrey and I are each a year older: 64 and 45. Forty-five is somehow a very definite year; there is no question that you are middle aged. At 45 one takes stock. The building years of your life are over, and what you are now is pretty much...

Throughout my career I’ve worked with people that I’ve never met in person. In theory, I could spend an entire day without meeting another human face-to-face. But could this kind of self-imposed isolation become standard working practice in the future?

As you might imagine, data show that the number of people signing up for gym memberships and setting goals spikes on January 1st of each year. But these behaviors also surge on the 1st of every month, on birthdays, on the days the seasons change, and even on seemingly...
Over the last year, my role at Buffer has changed from an individual contributor to a technical leadership role.While the amount of time I spend coding and doing architecture hasn’t changed much, the way I go about the tasks has changed significantly.
When you think about your favorite day of work, what comes to mind? Was it the day you answered 80 emails in an two-hour sprint? Or was it the day you discovered a new way to solve a problem you’d wrestled with for weeks? Chances are, you remember the day...
A few years ago, Reid Hoffman, the founder of LinkedIn, wrote: “Differentiate or die.” So-called “spanners,” people who work across boundaries or genres, cause cognitive dissonance in others, according to Michael Hannan, StrataCom Professor of Management Emeritus at Stanford...
Kimchi, kombucha, sauerkraut, miso and kefir – all fermented foods and drinks – have been around for centuries, but suddenly they are all the rage. The reason? They are supposedly packed full of gut-healthy microorganisms...
A book I’m reading: Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work by Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal. It's a guidebook for anyone who wants to radically upgrade their life. 
Until Next Week,
Thomas, Curator at Postanly
Thanks for your attention. Have an epic weekend!
Thomas · 17 Saxon Rd · London · England · SE25 5EQ · United Kingdom
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