How One Blogger Retired at 38 And 25 Best Habits to Have in Life [Best Reads]
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A lot of people think that early retirement is for spoiled, entitled millennials who think they’re too good to work, or for tech bros who make a ton of money. But I’m neither of those things. I’m not even a millennial.
If everything is too good, you’re probably stuck not being awesome. Don’t join an “easy” crowd. You won’t grow. Many people are so comfortable they’re miserable. Breaking a habit, trying something new, taking a risk…
If you exercise fairly regularly, it’s easy to say you have an exercise habit. Except, maybe you don’t always do the same exercise, sometimes you go running, swimming or lifting weights.
We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of repitious behaviour.
If you looked at the contents of your mind, would most of your thoughts be positive, optimistic and accepting, or negative, pessimistic and cynical?
You know you’ve reached a crisis point in your email backlog when you’re obliged — as I was recently — to confront the following conundrum of electronic etiquette: is it ruder to reply to an email after three months…
Are you already kind of dreading meeting your freshman dorm roommate for the first time, wondering what you’re going to say? When you spot an acquaintance in a store, do you hope they don’t see you…
Quick: What do Leonardo Da Vinci, Julie Taymor, and Donald Glover have in common? It’s not just talent or intelligence. No: These famous names are all considered polymaths.
Many digital wellness books, programs and apps encourage commonsense behavioural changes — say, leaving your phone outside your room when you go to sleep — aimed to help people regain control…
If your self-worth seems to rise and fall according to what other people think, you’re not alone. But you can challenge this mindset and find a new way of valuing yourself, says psychologist Meag-gan O’Reilly.
Until Next Week, Thomas, Curator at Postanly Weekly