Outsmart your worries

You are not our thoughts. Thoughts are just thoughts. But you are your actions. How you determine what’s reasonable and worth doing versus what’s irrational and worth ignoring demonstrates the emotional strength of your thinking mind. As Eric Barker writes on his blog: You’re not your brain; you’re the CEO of your brain. You can’t […]

‘The worrier is the opposite of a lighthouse’

  Worrying can be short-sighted and egotistical. FOMO, or fear of missing out, is a 21st-century problem driven by the use of smartphones. As David Brooks highlights in his article The Epidemic of Worry, ‘the worrier is the opposite of a lighthouse:’ “He doesn’t give out energy for the benefit of others. He absorbs energy at others’ […]

7 articles to read this weekend

Every Saturday I like to share 7 articles on art, creativity, productivity, and tech. Below are my recommendations from this week’s reading. 1. So what? Follow My Logic? A Connective Word Takes the Lead “So” may be the new “well,” “um,” “oh” and “like.” No longer content to lurk in the middle of sentences, it […]