Topics: Morning Routines, The Enhancing Nature of Stress, Diet & Science, GTD, Beliefs
BY HENDRIK MUSEKAMP
Photo by Greg Rakozy
Hi all! It’s Friday. Hence, here is your weekly dose of hmx-weekly, a list of what I’m enjoying, pondering, or working on. Enjoy.
WIN THE MORNING, WIN THE DAY
HOW TO TURN STRESS INTO AN ADVANTAGE
Would you choose tomorrow to be stressful? Kelly McGonigal elaborates on what the answer to that question should be. It turns out that stress correlates with higher well-being, higher life expectancy, higher GDP. Odd, right? Stress might indicate in how far your life has meaning. Finally she talks about how to change the way we think about stress, as this might have a very important role. Geeks might want to take a look at these studies.
PODCAST I ENJOYED
Gary Taubes: How Bad Science Made The World Obese: “A fundamental aspect of bad science is not questioning your core beliefs.”
HOW TO CALM YOUR MONKEY MIND
I’m a fan of the GTD-Methodology. This video explains how GTD helps soothing the monkey. The minds is a crappy system, especially when demands are high. GTD creates a systems you can trust.
QUOTE I KEEP PONDERING OVER
“Human beings are skillful storytellers beyond reclaim, and they have the habit of becoming the stories they tell.”
– Jay S. Efran
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Have a great week!