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Whitney Johnson | Ted
'Our brain likes novelty, but when there’s too much novelty, our limbic system sounds an alarm'
Exploration is key because it helps us make good decisions despite a mind-boggling array of choices. (8 minute read)
James Clear | jamesclear.com
'Stay on the bus. Stay on the f*cking bus. Because if you do, in time, you will begin to see a difference'
What story do you want to tell with your life? What craft do you want to spend your years revising and improving? (6 minute read)
Larae Quy | Fast Company
'These Band-Aids of advice do nothing to encourage people to look for the deep healing they will need if they truly want to be resilient'
Psychologists have learned that resilience can be cultivated and grown, no matter your age, and it often thrives in the middle of a crisis. (7 minute read)
Matt Huston | Psyche
'Differences are commonly attributed to factors such as one’s religious upbringing or local cultural norms, our moral worldviews are also shaped by our individual personalities'
Why do people routinely arrive at a different set of moral priorities and judgments to that of a friend or family member? (8 minute read)
Joy A. Dryer | Psychology Today
'A good grudge is watered down, drinkable and refreshingly effervescent, the low-calorie lager to resentment’s bootleg grain alcohol'
Don’t waste your time growing a grudge - save it for something pettier. (4 minute read)
📺 Podcast: Jay Shetty: The 3 Simple Things A Happy Life Needs. The Knowledge Project. Jay Shetty is the best-selling author of Think Like a Monk, and host of the No. 1 podcast On Purpose.(1hr 48 mins)
🤔 Something to think about: 'I'm not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions' - Stephen Covey