Improving Focus, Finding Silence, Tech & Dating, Mindfulness, Deep Work, Happiness
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Hi all! Here is your weekly dose of hmx-journal weekly, a list of what I’m enjoying, pondering, or working on.
Any feedback is welcome. Enjoy.
THE SOUND OF SILENCE…
…An Illustrated Serenade to the Art of Listening to One’s Inner Voice Amid the Noise of Modern Life
This is a wonderful article by Maria Popova reminding us of where to find silence when needed.
THE NEXT SEX REVOLUTION
Peter Diamandis on exponential tech and the dating & sex industry. He outlines social consequences of technological progress. Quote: “…pornography will be on the front line funding the advance of technology.”
WHAT ELSE I’M READING
Why Your Backup Plan Is Holding You Back. On effort based tasks there’s good reason to believe, that your plan b keeps you from giving it all, and getting it all.
8 Ways To Improve Your Focus. Just like this article the media catastrophizes the aspect of dropping human attention span. I don’t think it’s that dramatic, however being able to focus for an extended period of time is valuable – and might become even more valuable. Therefore finding ways to do “deep work” is important. Maybe this will help.
POST BY NEIL STRAUSS
…you can find on Facebook. It’s up to you.
LITTLE BIT OF MINDFULNESS
How to be Mindful With a Cup of Coffee. Instead of pouring coffee into your stomach to fuel up quickly, I imagine doing this routinely would be awesome. Most of all you can anchor a little bit of mindfulness into your everyday life.
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