For you today...
Brooke Duffy | Real Life
'At the heart of the criticisms was a sense that influencers are exploiting unachievable expectations'
How anger at the status quo becomes misdirected at social media figures. (9 minute read)
Jen Hunter | TED
'10,000 steps a day didn’t come from science — and no one is exactly sure where it comes from'
Here are the facts. (6 minute read)
Joshua Becker | Becoming Minimalist
'77% of us admit spending time and resources on less important pursuits at the expense of things that matter most to us'
The age-old parenting wisdom goes something like this, “If all of your friends jumped off a bridge, would you jump too?” (3 minute read)
Hannah England | Ness Labs
'Apophenia is the common tendency to detect patterns that do not exist. Apophenia occurs when we try to make predictions, or seek answers, based on unrelated events'
Let’s have a look at how apophenia works, and how you can both detect and manage this phenomenon. (7 minute read)
Frank Keil | Psyche
'When we are in our wonder years, we always ask these questions – up until some grown-up finally says, ‘Hey, quit asking so many stupid questions!'
That childhood urge to ask ‘how’ and ‘why’ usually fades. But we can all learn to rediscover the joys of wide-eyed discovery. (14 minute read)
📺 Video: Why You Should Say NO | Daily Stoic | 1 Min
🎙Podcast: The Invisibility Paradox | Seth Godin | 23 Min
Akimbo is a weekly podcast created by Seth Godin. He's the bestselling author of 19 books and a long-time entrepreneur, freelancer and teacher.
🤔 Something to think about: 'Being physically attractive is a great way to get attention. Being mentally attractive is the only way to keep it' - Steven Bartlett