Twelve Life Lessons

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A dozen things I learned over the past year. Source:https://medium.com/ By:Nina Gheihman Photo:Sunset over Jaipur, India. January 2018. © Nina Gheihman Exactly a year ago, I left my comfortable existence in Cambridge, Massachusetts to embark on a year-long travel adventure for my dissertation research. My first stop was Paris, then Tel Aviv, and finally Los […]

I Finally Understand This Whole Gratitude Thing

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https://psiloveyou.xyz/ By : Talia Cirangle And I think we all deserve to feel #blessed “Be grateful for what you have.” Such a simple concept. Yet I’ve always understood it at such an abstract level. Until now. In the past six months, I’ve moved, started a new job and overall have changed my lifestyle quite a […]

Not Everyone Deserves Your Love

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Kris Gage You can only give so much. I go back and forth on this — compassion vs. love, and who is deserving of what. There’s a big difference in level of investment, and where we should draw that line. Deserving of wellbeing And deserving to be unharmed. Every living thing — not just every person, but every […]

What made Tesla a genius? Lessons learned from Nikola Tesla

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Catalin Matei I have about 400 books on my waiting list. If you’re in a similar situation, you understand how hard it is to actually decide what to read next when the opportunity cost is so high, because there are other very good options. Nevertheless, a couple of days ago I decided to read […]

Why we procrastinate and how to fix our patterns

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Hannah Kowalczyk-Harper Procrastination: we’re all guilty of it. Sometimes you spend more time coming up with excuses to postpone a task than it would take to actually complete it. Why is procrastination so prevalent? Unfortunately, there are several reasons we delay our tasks. But, believe it or not, it doesn’t have to be that […]

You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep—and It’s Killing You

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Source:https://www.wired.com/ By: EMILY DREYFUSS At TED 2019, neuroscientist Matthew Walker argued that sleep deprivation is having a catastrophic effect on our health and safety—here are all the ways. The whole world is exhausted. And it’s killing us. But particularly me. As I write this, I’m at TED 2019 in Vancouver, which is a weeklong marathon of talks and workshops and coffee […]

You’re Looking for Satisfaction in the Wrong Places.

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Adrian Drew Photo by Braden Collum on Unsplash It’s not over there — it’s right here Before dying at the age of 68, Seneca the Younger made vast contributions to the school of philosophy, most notably in Stoicism. The influence of Seneca’s work, however, would reach far greater than the school of ancient philosophy, and many of his […]