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⛅The Sunday Edition

Welcome to The Sunday Edition! A neatly packed round up of the most popular articles we shared with you this week. Plus some extra bits we've thrown in...

Enjoy! Keith
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This week's top picks...

Want to quit your job? 3 things to consider now to prevent future regrets

Jorge Cuadal Calle | Ted

'It’s a worldwide movement that has many of us leaving our jobs — or wondering whether it’s indeed time for us to go'

Organizational psychologist Adam Grant learns what we all should consider first before we quit our jobs. (3 minute read)


It’s Not All Your Parents’ Fault

Mark Manson | markmanson.com

'By the time the 21st century rolled around, it was entirely normal and acceptable to discuss your parents’ shortcomings as some sort of explanation for your own. Maybe we took it too far'

The data suggest that our parents’ parenting methods have no noticeable effect on our permanent personality traits... (12 minute read)


Is It Time For a New American City?

Toby Muresianu | Freethink

'Nobody will move to a city because it is high tech or because it has a very impressive sewer system. You move to a city because of the people who are living there'

The US's biggest cites are struggling. Is building new cities from scratch the answer? (10 minute read)


Smartphones vs. Science: On Distraction and the Suppression of Genius

Cal Newport | calnewport.com

'This is the question that haunts me: How much genius are we losing to the compulsive need to scroll just a little bit more?'

How stepping back from 24/7 connectivity helped to restore Adam Weiss’s focus. (3 minute read)


Why Is Everyone Obsessed With Manifesting and Does It Actually Work?

Mari Santilli | Self

'Manifestation is about creating a vision for the future, putting energy and intention into making that vision a reality, and then aligning your thoughts, emotions, and actions accordingly so that your vision can come into fruition'

Psychology experts explain the hype. (10 minute read)


📺 Video: 10% of people are ruining social media. Who are they? | Big Think | 4 Min

🎙Podcast: Jay Shetty - This Monk Mindset Will Help You Live a Happier Life | Feel Better Live More | 15 Min

After having spent three years living as a monk in India, Jay believes that you don’t have to live like a monk to think like one.


🤔 Something to think about: 'Money is not the only way to improve life. Instead of widening your margin of profit, widen your margin for leisure. Instead of optimising for money, optimise for time. Instead of seeking efficiency, seek recovery' - James Clear

❔ Brain Teaser

Find a seven letter word to fit each clue, all the words end in the same three letters.

What are the three words?

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ canalside track

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ day of religious observance

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ eager for confrontation

*Enter your answers here.


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Brain Teaser Answer: Towpath, sabbath and warpath.