It’s a dry, dry summer.
But the things I read and listened to last month were kinda dry, too. So I’ll go with 5 pieces from my archive instead.
They aren’t current. But they’re timeless.
I highly recommend the summary of the excellent book „How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big“. It’s a book full of possibly life-changing ideas and this summary captures the main points really well.
How you think and what you tell yourself about the past has way more influence on your future than most people believe. This article puts it as briefly as beautifully.
Kids need their parents to instill values in them. Where else are they supposed to get them? Better not the wrong ones from the wrong people! Here’s a great list of things every parent should speak to their kids about at some point in their lifes.
Great excerpt of 10 powerful ideas from Scott Adams’s book: „How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big“. The whole book is great. It’s hard to categorize properly, as even the excerpt covers a bit of everything. I use number 1 and 8 every day. Working on 3 and 7.
We all want to be more productive, don’t we? Little things can make a big difference in this arena. This article provides 100 ideas for you to try. Most of them are linked to other articles, which give more context and instructions. This guy knows about productivity, because he has tried it all himself.
Over the course of his life, Leo Babauta transformed most of his bad habits into good ones. That’s why he has great methods to share and life advice to give. Very practical podcast interview on being better in a variety of ways.