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35+ Mental Model Examples and Their Explanations - Frontera
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35+ mental model examples and their explanations. There are four categories: success, decision-making, biases, and human nature.

12 Reasons to Run in the Morning, According to Reddit
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We’ve often discussed how to exercise in the morning, from how to actually get out of bed to what you...

The Painfully Shy Developer's Guide to Networking for a Better Job (Without Being Creepy)
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Sam Julien is a JavaScript developer and teacher. He loves helping people get their first web development job using Node, Angular, Gatsby, and React.

Five Things You Notice When You Quit the News
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I grew up believing that following the news makes you a better citizen. Eight years after having quit, that idea now seems ridiculous—that consuming a particularly unimaginative information product on a daily basis somehow makes you thoughtful and informed in a way that benefits society. But I still encounter people who balk at the possibility of a smart, engaged adult

Analogical Thinking: A Method For Solving Problems - Larry G. Maguire
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In today's weekly article I'm examining how we might use Analogical Thinking as a means for solving problems, and its limitations

The Little Prince: Book Reflection
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Philosophical books are some of my favourite ones, especially fictional ones (I definitely have a lot of exploring to do!). I recently read the book "The Lit...

Introducing Pause - A Chrome Extension for Intentional Browsing
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Stop mindless browsing with Pause, a Chrome Extension by Freedom. Pauses asks you to wait a few seconds before visiting a distracting site - giving you time to reconsider before being distracted.

How to be useless | Psyche Guides
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Follow the Daoist way – reclaim your life and happiness by letting go of the need to produce, strive or serve a purpose

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As I'm new, I thought I'd share a quote from my favorite graphic novel ElfQuest.

How to Spend Less Time on YouTube - Self control for addiction
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Maybe I'm paranoid, but I think there's a lot of smart people out there dedicating their life's work to make others keep watching videos. Since YouTube's incomprehensible decision to remove dislikes count it's become even easier to waste time on worthless content. In this blog post, I'll describe a simple trick that helped me start using YouTube in a more deliberate and focused manner.

Ping. Ding. Chirp. Notifications Are Driving Us Crazy.
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With workplace tools multiplying and personal messages creeping in, it can be hard to get anything done.

The Real Benefits Of Staying Off Social Media
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There are quite a few benefits of staying off social media. The main one is unplugging from the virtual prison and experiencing real life.

New research highlights the damage caused by processed food - Levels
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A landmark paper proves that obesity is not just energy in and out; the type of food matters. And while one study shows we’re eating more processed food, another reveals what can be gained if we clean up our act.

Focus On Learning and Creating Rather Than Entertainment and Distraction
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“Ordinary people seek entertainment. Extraordinary people seek education and learning.” -Benjamin Hardy

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