Every so often, so many cool things are happening with my friends that I feel compelled to share with you. Today is one of those days. Here’s four projects that are worth your attention: Fizzle - Honest Video Training for Online Business Builders
What is Study Hacks? Study Hacks was launched in the summer 2007 by me (aka., Cal Newport). At the time I was a computer science PhD candidate at MIT. Now I’m an assistant professor at Georgetown University. I’m interested in why some people end up leading successful, enjoyable, meaningful lives, while so many others do not. Being a geek, I’m not satisfied with simplistic slogans (e.g., “follow your passion!”)
I am currently: Level 10 (80% towards Level 11) Most Recent Mission: See Christ the Redeemer in Brazil (completed 2/8/13) Welcome to my Epic Quest of Awesome! I’m traveling all over the world, going on crazy adventures, and helping other people level up THEIR lives along the way.
Skin is something of a miracle. It protects us from a range of diseases, while also allowing absorption of vitamins such as Vitamin D. It is also incredibly sensitive and responsive—we have around 10 million sensory neurons in our skin, firing and relaying constant streams of information to our brains.
Greetings from midtown Manhattan, where a large amount of coffee is about to be consumed in a corner room at the Doubletree hotel. Today is the day. After three years of research and writing, it’s finally here. The $100 Startup is going out to the world!
Modern life is stressful, especially in cultures that reward “more”: more work, more accomplishment, more possessions, more status… and this can create a severe imbalance in your life and lead to serious health problems. Anytime you work excessive hours, overextend yourself, rely on fast food and stimulants and neglect essentials like meditation and exercise, you damage your body’s miraculous health reserves and capacity for self-healing, and contribute to a serious decline in your well-being. But this downward trend is reversible! …