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How to Overcome Your Own Laziness. - Photos du journal. 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes - Cleaning Habits. How Turning My To-Dos into a Story Boosted My Memory and Solved My Procrastination Problem. Very interesting, Thorin.

How Turning My To-Dos into a Story Boosted My Memory and Solved My Procrastination Problem

I've been playing with the idea of transforming todos into stories, to give them some meaning and context, but I write notes about each todo. Sometimes I've tried to write stories about the todos, but it usually derives to the form of a diary, which is mostly boring, and not very useful, since it happens afterwards. Your approach has interesting differences: - third person point of view (you write as though you are not you) - you write before the day (and not after, as a log or diary) - you emphasize the fictional storytelling (it's a fun reading) - it's ONE note for ALL todos, not one for each. I do believe in deliberately creating (or reminding one of) context and meaning, in a sometimes dull everyday life. I admit it can be time-consuming, but I just need this kind of help, to remind me of the projects I'm already working on (I tend to keep starting new ones). 15 Little Life Experiments That Will Change Your Life. How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love.

By Maria Popova Why prestige is the enemy of passion, or how to master the balance of setting boundaries and making friends.

How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love

“Find something more important than you are,” philosopher Dan Dennett once said in discussing the secret of happiness, “and dedicate your life to it.” But how, exactly, do we find that? Surely, it isn’t by luck. I myself am a firm believer in the power of curiosity and choice as the engine of fulfillment, but precisely how you arrive at your true calling is an intricate and highly individual dance of discovery. Every few months, I rediscover and redevour Y-Combinator founder Paul Graham’s fantastic 2006 article, How to Do What You Love.

What you should not do, I think, is worry about the opinion of anyone beyond your friends. More of Graham’s wisdom on how to find meaning and make wealth can be found in Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age. His terrific 2009 TED talk offers a taste: 16. Later, MacLeod echoes Graham’s point about prestige above: Advice for People in Their Twenties. Photos du journal - Cosmopolitan Magazine. 16 ways to feel like a kid again. By Dan Abromowitz There's no better time than summer for reconnecting with those carefree sun-soaked days of childhood.

16 ways to feel like a kid again.

Take a break from the pressures of adult life and feel like a kid again with these easy tips: 1. Sit in the back of a car for a few hours. You're not going anywhere, but those family road trips were never about the destination. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. How to Get “High” Without Drugs. Binaural Beats are the products of two different sounds in harmony; they produce sounds that are only heard by the brain.

How to Get “High” Without Drugs

The effect of this can be quite calming, relaxing and meditative. There are many different types of binaural beats that can suit your specific mood and also help with various ailments. Many people have said that if you are someone who generally has trouble with quieting the mind and meditation (like me), then binaural beats are likely to have a greater affect on your overall ability to reach the higher frequency states. Furthermore, studies have shown that these beats can assist with mental clarity, more focused thought patterns, increased energy, heightened creativity and many more positive changes for your overall wellbeing. Physicist Heinrich Wilhem Dove first discovered binaural beats in 1839.

“The measurement of binaural beats can explain the processes by which sounds are located — a crucial aspect of perception. How to Use Binaural Beats The Finer Details. Six 30-Day Challenges to Help You Learn More and Form Lasting Habits. Ways to Get What You Want Out of Life. 15 Little Life Experiments That Will Change Your Life. 22 Things You Should Stop Feeling Guilty About. How to Stop Overthinking Everything and Find Peace of Mind. How To Get Fit Fast - Sohee Lee Workout Plan.