Hi all! This is hmx-weekly, a list of what I’m enjoying, pondering, or working on. Enjoy.
We don’t come across as we think we do — and we’re not as good judges of others as we assume, either.
Transparancy of our emotions is an illusion, and we often behave like a miser – only paying attention half-heartedly. There misunderstandings are common.
What is the best life we can live? How can we cope with whatever the universe throws at us and keep thriving nonetheless? The ancient Greco-Roman philosophy of Stoicism explains that while we may not always have control over the events affecting us, we can have control over how we approach things. Massimo Pigliucci describes the philosophy of Stoicism.
Lot of resources hide here.
HEALTH & WELLBEING
Geat article by Mark Sisson on understanding testosterone levels and what impacts them.
…if the overall posture is good. This is a short video on a mobility myth by Dr. Quinn. I like the idea of “neutral spine” being a range, not fixed matter.
I’m a “practitioner” of meditation, as most of you know. InsightTimer is an app allowing you to (nearly) fully customize your meditation session. After a few months of headspace I kind of needed some unguided sessions. I like some music, and I like some reminders while meditating. It’s all in.
This is a really good introduction into the basics of systems thinking. The author Leyla Acaroglu presents 6 fundamental concepts of systems thinking, which differ from the scientific method as we know it. For example the concept of causality in (many concepts concerning non-trivial systems) is circular, not linear. When working with people this kind of thinking is very helpful, even necessary.
Start With Why has led millions of readers to rethink everything they do – in their personal lives, their careers and their organizations.
Now Find Your Why picks up where Start With Why left off. It shows you how to apply Simon Sinek’s powerful insights so that you can find more inspiration at work — and in turn inspire those around you.
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