The Marginalian Newsletter – one of the best I like

Hello Jay! This is the weekly email digest of The Marginalian by Maria Popova. If you missed last week's edition — Nick Cave on music, mystery, and the relationship between vulnerability and freedom; how to be a swimmer in the stream of time; sublime botanical art — you can catch up right here. Also worth reading, my 16 life-learnings... Continue Reading →

Subtle behavioural Shifts *SBS* (From a Seth Godin Newsletter.

* Sorry/thanks [ https://p.feedblitz.com/r3.asp?l=193226536&f=1081591&c=8921366&u=5102652 ] If you often find yourself saying “sorry” in a way that doesn't advance the conversation, it might be interesting to substitute “thank you” instead. So, “I'm sorry this came out of the kitchen after your other dishes,” becomes, “thank you for waiting so patiently.” And, “I'm sorry we got disconnected,” becomes, “thank... Continue Reading →

JAMES CLEAR – Newsletter

“The most wisdom per word of any newsletter on the web.” 3-2-1: Two ways to develop great ideas, a rule for life, and contentment read on JAMESCLEAR.COM | NOVEMBER 17, 2022 Happy 3-2-1 Thursday! Here are 3 ideas, 2 quotes, and 1 question to consider this week. ​ ​ 3 Ideas From Me I. "Power is influence over... Continue Reading →

10 YouTubers That Are Richer Than You’d Think

10 YouTubers That Are Richer Than You’d Think by Steve Etherwood fact checked by Rachel Jones Shar It takes work to make money on YouTube. It’s easy enough to start your own channel and takes just a few minutes to set up. You’re good to go as long as you are over eighteen and have a cellphone.... Continue Reading →

10 Practical Jokes That Went Too Far

10 Practical Jokes That Went Too Far by Toby Oliva fact checked by Rachel Jones Everybody loves a good prank! Pranks are supposed to be a harmless way to play a joke on a friend or family member in an innocuous and good-natured way. However, small pranks sometimes start “prank wars,” causing the practical jokes to spiral... Continue Reading →

ICIJ Investigations: SHADOW DIPLOMATS. WORTH a Read….

DONATE The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists is proud to bring you our latest investigation: Shadow Diplomats ICIJ investigations have long uncovered the illicit or harmful activities of international figures operating at the nexus of power, privilege, and secrecy. Over the years, a little known niche in the global elite has repeatedly surfaced in leaked... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Addictions in the U.S.

by Adrian Sharp fact checked by Rachel Jones Addiction is a psychological disorder that causes a persistent urge to engage in a specific behavior. In most cases, an addiction has detrimental consequences that alter brain function through constant cravings and lack of self-control. Even though many people associate addiction with drugs, everyday things and harmless indulgences can... Continue Reading →

10 Unusual Religious Buildings from around the World – Listverse

10 Unusual Religious Buildings from around the World by Lorna Wallace fact checked by Darci Heikkinen A lot of time, money, and effort is often poured into making places of worship visually spectacular, and the end result can be appreciated by believers and atheists alike. Some religious buildings, such as Notre-Dame Cathedral in France and St. Peter’s... Continue Reading →

Newsletters I like: James Clear

“The most wisdom per word of any newsletter on the web.” 3-2-1: Simple mindset shifts, aligning thoughts and actions, and being contrarian read on JAMESCLEAR.COM | OCTOBER 6, 2022 Happy 3-2-1 Thursday! Here are 3 ideas, 2 quotes, and 1 question to consider this week. ​ ​ 3 Ideas From Me I. "Simple mindset shifts: - I'm not... Continue Reading →

BOOKS | OCTOBER 3, 2022

10 Stephen King Short Stories That Tricked Readers - via LIstverse Newsletter by Leslie Kelly fact checked by Darci Heikkinen Stephen King is considered one of the most successful and influential writers in history, with more than thirty of his books becoming number one bestsellers. Since the publication of his first book in 1974, King has dominated the... Continue Reading →

10 Things You Might Not Know about The Twilight Zone – ListVerse Newsletter

MOVIES AND TV | OCTOBER 2, 2022 10 Things You Might Not Know about The Twilight Zone by Lorna Wallace fact checked by Darci Heikkinen Rod Serling’s The Twilight Zone, which first aired in 1959, is regarded as one the greatest TV shows of all time. Covering a variety of genres but usually leaning into sci-fi, fantasy, and horror, The Twilight... Continue Reading →

Newsletters I like – Shane A Parrish

FS | BRAIN FOOD No. 492 — October 2, 2022 — Read on FS Brain Food is a weekly newsletter with the insights you need. FS The journey from potential to useful: “The visual mental model I like for self-improvement is imagining something like a Lathe. A lathe, for the non-engineer, is a tool that molds... Continue Reading →

10 Ways to Experience Life on the Wild Side – Listverse

ANIMALS | OCTOBER 2, 2022 10 Ways to Experience Life on the Wild Side by Estelle fact checked by Darci Heikkinen Some people live for adventure. They dive from planes, bungee jump from bridges, ski impossible slopes, and surf terrifying waves. But there is another way to experience the wild side of our world: getting up close and personal... Continue Reading →

For the good of the community

* For the good of the community [ https://p.feedblitz.com/r3.asp?l=190243308&f=1081591&c=8750132&u=5102652 ] One way to serve the community is to see it as a market and solve one of its problems. When people choose to buy something, it's ostensibly because the thing you sell is worth more to them than it costs. And so value is created. And when... Continue Reading →

The Newsletters I like – The Marginalia

Hello Jay! This is the weekly email digest of The Marginalian by Maria Popova. If you missed last week's edition — color and consciousness; superb advice on growing old, growing young, and becoming your fullest self; an invitation to unselfing — you can catch up right here. And if my labor of love enriches your life in any... Continue Reading →

Courtesy: Seth Godin’s email Newsletter

* The way it's done [ https://p.feedblitz.com/r3.asp?l=190168374&f=1081591&c=8747076&u=5102652 ] Some people say, “we're not changing it, because this is the way it's done.” And some people say, “the way it's done isn't good enough, let's make it better.” In a given situation, you might encounter one or the other type of response. In fact, each of us might... Continue Reading →

Courtesy: Nik’s Book Summaries Newsletter I like

Heyo! Nik here with our latest summaries of some top-notch books. If you're interested in starting a business, especially as a creator, there's a cool, free email course called The Personal Enterprise Playbook.* It's written by Brian Clark, the founder of Copyblogger, a website I used all the time when I started writing. Brian scaled the... Continue Reading →

DAILY STOIC QUOTE

PASSAGE OF THE WEEK: It is the opening lesson of Meditations. The two most important words, what everything great follows from: “character and self-control.” If there is a key to life, it is to “love the discipline you know,” Marcus said, “and let it support you.” Let it tether you to this moment, not to some potential... Continue Reading →

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