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How to Reject Busyness and Embrace Slow Living with Your Entire Family
Our family had it all — the house, the pool, the precocious only child, and loads of plastic neighbors. But like many of you, we felt there…
Design your personal growth
Over the years, I’ve been so lucky to work on teams that support my growth. Most notably, I’ve learned so much from Percolate, Dropbox, and…
The Anatomy Of Adulthood
5 Crucial Things We Could All Practice More Of
How Having Zero Friends Surprisingly Made Me A Better Person
“A man is rich not by what he owns but what he can do without.” — Immanuel Kant
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If You Need It
Sarah Joy Shockey
14 Confidence Quotes to Help You Beat Self-Doubt and Reach Your Goals
Dream Big. Work Hard. Get What You Want.
I Am Mediocre and I Will Never Die
I’m afraid that If I become ‘successful’ and ‘happy,’ the universe will remember that I exist and smite me at once for being so fucking…
Want to change the world? Go to prison.
Daddy, why are you going to prison?! Aren’t the bad guys in prison?
Read like you’re on a diet
Hey you, stop reading so much.
How to Increase Your Self-Confidence & Trust in Yourself
There was a time when I didn’t know what self-confidence was. But I didn’t know that I didn’t know what self-confidence was. I thought…
Forget Happiness. Focus on Unhappiness.
Chasing happiness doesn’t work.
The Lost Art of Quitting
Why it’s so hard to quit, even when it’s in our best interest
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The importance of side projects
This was first published on my mailing list The Looking Glass. Every week, I answer a reader’s question.
Make Time Month Recap: I Failed Lots, but That’s Okay
My month-long experiment to establish a new writing schedule is over. Here are my results:
The Psychology Behind Why We Can’t Stop Messaging
Today, there’s an app for just about everything. With all the amazing things our smartphones can do, there is one thing that hasn’t changed…
What can you learn from 10 days without electricity?
At the time of writing, my electricity has just been switched back on after 10 days.
Don’t Try to Be Perfect — You Already Are
Why do we aim for perfection? Whose perfection — standards and opinions by someone who grew up in a different household, city or country…
5 Tiny Habits That Will Suck Your Joy Away
Somebody once told me the definition of insanity:
Are You Planning for Career Success or Mediocrity?
“Would you tell me please, which way I ought to go from here?”
12 Books That Will Improve Your Self-Knowledge
“He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened.”
Balance Your Chaotic Life By Utilizing Pattern Interruptions
Embrace your busy life by using distractions as a way to trigger a positive pattern interruption.
Peter Schroeder 🚀
10 Uncomfortable Things You Should Do if You Want to Be Happy and Successful
Ask for what you want.
I Love Being Miserable
It’s time you do too
The Only Time You Are Actually Growing is When You’re Uncomfortable
If everything is too good, you’re probably stuck not being awesome.
Wear Your Too Large Wings with Confidence. You’ll Grow Into Them
Manifesting your dream career.