Hi all! This is hmx-weekly, a list of what I’m enjoying, pondering, or working on. Hope you will find something useful. Enjoy.
28 thinking error you might want to avoid, such as all-or-nothing thinking. There is nuance, pretty much always. Haha.
“But it’s far better to know that going in and to take your medicine up front, in the morning, than it is to dribble it out through the day.”
Espresso-size clip on blame by Brené Brown. “Blame is discharging discomfort. Blame has a inverse relationship with accountability.”
Stress is not only about you. As this article argues, it is highly contagious. And often it goes along with bad choices. Read more.
“Just because it appears productive, just because you bought it in a store or got promoted for it at work doesn’t mean it’s not addictive and worth managing. Even if you need the eggs.”
Seth refers to this: “A popular joke has a man visit a psychiatrist, saying, “Doctor, my son thinks he’s a chicken.” The psychiatrist suggests that the boy be sent to an institution. “We’d like to do that,” says the man, “but we need the eggs.”
“The first problem is that human beings aren’t averages, they’re individuals. And the bigger problem is that we’re never left to our own devices. We are creatures of culture.”
“Ideas are like rose bushes: they need to be consistently pruned and trimmed down. And just like a rose bush, pruning away ideas — even if they have potential — allows the remaining ideas to fully blossom.”
“…people feel loyal to companies that support their own career and life ambitions.”
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