Tag Archives: Quality of life

How To Become Ridiculously Self-Aware In 20 Minutes

“You’d think that sitting down and putting pen to paper wouldn’t be that life-changing of a practice. But trust me, without it you wouldn’t be reading this.”

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Six Habits of Highly Compassionate People | Greater Good Magazine

“When we’re tempted to be harsh, critical, and judgmental with ourselves, can we instead choose to have compassion: acknowledging our suffering, noting how this makes us human and that we are not alone, and trying to be gentle or kind with ourselves (or at least refrain from beating ourselves up—’if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all’)?”

Source: Six Habits of Highly Compassionate People | Greater Good Magazine

Hooked on your phone? Anderson Cooper can relate

“That phone in your pocket is like a slot machine. Every time you check it, you’re pulling the lever to see if you get a reward.

At least that’s how former Google product manager Tristan Harris sees it. This week on 60 Minutes, he tells correspondent Anderson Cooper that Silicon Valley programmers are engineering your phone and its apps to make you check them more and more.”

Seven Emergency Preparedness Tips You May Not Know

It’s National Preparedness Month, which means it’s time to make sure you’re ready for whatever life throws your way. Emergency preparedness isn’t about doomsday prepping, though, it’s about being ready for the realistic events that can disrupt life at any time. Here are some lesser-known things you should do as you establish you and your family’s emergency plan.

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