Friday, June 8, 2018. Issue #180
Fear of Better Options (FOBO) is The Reason You Can’t Make a Tough Decision | Medium
The freedom of choice enhances feelings of autonomy, freedom and promotes one‘s sense of personal control. But increased choice may actually be detrimental to decision-making. Studies conducted by Iyengar and Lepper (1999, 2000) found that those provided with fewer options in a decision-making task derived greater satisfaction...
Why is it that whenever someone says, “face the facts” you know you’re about to hear something you don’t want to hear? Probably because of a second cliche: “The truth hurts.” Nobody recommends denial — but nobody recommends procrastination, either. And we’re all prone to both.

Richard Feynman, a celebrated scientist and the winner of Nobel prize in Theoretical Physics, was infamous for barging into any classroom (unrelated to Physics) in his university. He would then ask questions and make his fellow professors uncomfortable.

One of the things I want of people who join the Fearless Training Program is to have some kind of deeper purpose in life. That purpose could be a lot of things: To make the lives of people better through coaching, writing, podcasting. To serve an audience, a small team...
Your job is to survive for five minutes. Like most of SEAL training, the vast majority of cadets who attempt drown-proofing fail. Upon being tossed into the water, many of them panic and scream to be lifted back out. Some struggle until they slip underwater...
Alexander Graham Bell was not a fan of multitasking. The inventor of the telephone believed that true creativity came from a single-minded concentration on the issue under consideration – and any distraction would only take you further from your goal.
I’ve often used my own life as fodder for my work. I wrote a financial advice column for parents when my children were young, created an award-winning series on caregiving after my mother was diagnosed with dementia and developed another award winner on coping with what...

any people, myself included, have multiple areas of life they would like to improve. For example, I would like to reach more people with my writing, to lift heavier weights at the gym, and to start practicing mindfulness more consistently.

Where’s the best place in America to live if you want to maximize your chances of living longer? Based on an authoritative new state-by-state study of the American burden of disease, disability and premature death, and how it has changed from 1990 to 2016, you might consider setting...

Grace Groner was orphaned at age 12. She never married. She never had kids. She never drove a car. She lived most of her life alone in a one-bedroom house and worked her whole career as a secretary. She was, by all accounts, a lovely lady. But she lived a humble and quiet life.

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Until Next Week,
Thomas, Curator at Postanly
Thanks for your attention. Have an epic weekend!
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