⛅The Sunday Edition

⛅The Sunday Edition
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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

This week's top picks...

You’re Not Addicted to Technology. Here’s What’s Happening Instead

Nir Eyal | Nir And Far

'The words technology and addiction have become linked, such that you probably haven’t stopped to consider whether that’s true'

We will experience change, but we can also be the instigator of change. We can be the thing that happens. (6 minute read)

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One Way to Stop Wasting Money: Choose Bigger Goals

Joshua Becker | Becoming Minimalist

'Our money, you see, is only as valuable as what we choose to spend it on'

What is the goal you have for the money in your life? Do you have one? (5 minute read)

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What Is Diminishing Return And How to Prevent It

Leon Ho | Lifehack

'The point of diminishing returns refers to a point after the optimal level of capacity is reached, where every added unit of production results in a smaller increase in output'

How long do we continue working on a project until we declare that it’s good enough? (8 minute read)

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Being a Hypocrite (Especially Online) Is Probably Normal

Matt Grawitch | Psychology Today

'Everyone has the potential to engage in moral hypocrisy. All it takes is the right situation with the right conflict in values and a strong enough justification to motivate hypocritical behaviour'

We practice few values equally across all situations. (5 minute read)

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There Are 3 Sets of Needs in Every Relationship—And They Can’t Be Met Simultaneously

Lia Avellino | Well + Good

'In every dyadic relationship (unit of two people) there are three sets of needs:

  1. Your needs
  2. Their needs
  3. The relationship’s needs'

In the scope of relationships all any sort, “needy” is often considered a dirty word. In practice, though, "neediness" is closely related to "humanness." (6 minute read)

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📺 Video: Why I’m against empathy: Paul Bloom | Big Think | 5 Min

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🎙Podcast: Michael Pollan: How To Change Your Mind | The Diary Of A CEO | 1Hr 6Min

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🤔 Something to think about: 'Until you give up on the idea that happiness is somewhere else, it will never be where you are' - Steven Bartlett


❔ Brain Teaser

Replace each set of dashes with a six letter word. The same six letters must be used for both words.

What are the words?

The _ _ _ _ _ _ who had been practising _ _ _ _ _ _ through the test, but the others found it more challenging.

How did we do today? 👍 - 😐 - 👎

Brain Teaser Answer: Ladies and sailed.