Psychology : Cognitive Biases
Cognitive biases are tendencies to think in certain ways. List of cognitive biases
There was no mention of more sex or bungee jumps. A palliative nurse who has counselled the dying in their last days has revealed the most common regrets we have at the end of our lives. And among the top, from men in particular, is 'I wish I hadn't worked so hard'. Bronnie Ware is an Australian nurse who spent several years working in palliative care, caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives. She recorded their dying epiphanies in a blog called Inspiration and Chai, which gathered so much attention that she put her observations into a book called The Top Five Regrets of the Dying. Top five regrets of the dying | Life and style
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Thiel lost that one. The Creative Monopoly
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by Oliver Segovia | 12:05 PM January 13, 2012 Several years ago, a friend decided she wanted to follow her passion. She loved the liberal arts and academe. She was a talented graphic designer, a great writer, and was the president of a student club. To Find Happiness, Forget About Passion - Oliver Segovia
Dont Follow Your Passion, Follow Your Effort I hear it all the time from people. “I’m passionate about it.” “I’m not going to quit, It’s my passion”.
A Man. A Woman. Just Friends? There’s a history here, and it’s a surprisingly political one. Friendship between the sexes was more or less unknown in traditional society. Men and women occupied different spheres, and women were regarded as inferior in any case.
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In the late summer of 2007, a fifty-year-old former barber named Siu Yun Ping began making regular visits from his village, in Hong Kong, to the city of Macau, the only Chinese territory where it is legal to gamble in a casino. Macau sits on a horn of rocky coastline, where the Pearl River washes into the South China Sea. It’s about a third the size of Manhattan, covering a tropical peninsula and a pair of islands that look, on a map, like crumbs flaking off the mainland. How Casinos in Macau, China Made Siu Yun Ping Rich
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I have to agree that my most productive days are those where I don't allow myself to read the news, check e-mail, facebook, etc., right after I get up. However, that happens because I've got a ton of stuff to get done, and the outside world takes a back seat until my workload is under control. Start Every Day as a Producer, Not a Consumer
How to Send Back Food at a Restaurant Without Pissing Off Your Waiter I agree with this, picking a nice place makes all the difference.