This week's top picks...
Jaimee Bell | Big Think
'Studies began to look at the same human behaviors from various angles including biological, psychodynamic, behavioral, cognitive, and humanistic perspectives. These became known as the “five major perspectives” in psychology'
Why do you feel, think, and behave in the ways you do? Here are five frameworks psychologists use to answer those questions. (4 minute read)
Ivaylo Durmonski | Durmonski
'If you make comfort your primary goal, you might miss out on the challenges that give life meaning'
Quotes like: “Great things never came from comfort zones!” are flooding the internet space. But what does this really mean? (9 minute read)
Morgan Housel | Collaborative Fund
'The idea that incredible things happen because of boring statistics is important, because it’s true for terrible things too'
A zillion different things can go wrong, so at least one of them is likely to be causing havoc in any given moment. (3 minute read)
David Cain | Raptitude
'A loss of momentum so thorough that simply resuming what you were doing, as you might have after a single bad day, no longer seems like an option'
Am I digging when I could be climbing? If so, good, because it means this rut isn’t half as deep as it looks. (6 minute read)
Pim de Morree | Corporate Rebels
'We found that employee productivity was 71% higher when meetings were reduced by 40%'
Apparently, we continue to increase the time we waste on the very meetings that clearly lower productivity, crush engagement, and cause stress levels to skyrocket. (3 minute read)
📺 Video: Why You Actually Should Do Something Scary Every Day | Daily Stoic | 7 Min
🎙Podcast: What Wikipedia Teaches Us About Balancing Truth and Beliefs | TED Talks Daily | 16 Min
Even with public trust at an all-time low, Wikipedia continues to maintain people's confidence. How do they do it?
🤔 Something to think about: 'Growth happens when you start doing the things you're not qualified to do' - Steven Bartlett
❔ Brain Teaser
Pair the words to read four longer words.
What are they?
BOTTLE VERY GANG CART CAR BLUE WAY RIDGE