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Our Experiencing and Remembering Selves We have two different ways of gauging the quality of the experiences we have in our lives. Daniel Kahneman, in his book Thinking Fast and Slow, Mar 2, 2021
Our Experiencing and Remembering Selves Mar 2, 2021 We have two different ways of gauging the quality of the experiences we have in our lives. Daniel Kahneman, in his book Thinking Fast and Slow, The Surprising Benefits of Journaling Jan 15, 2021 I introduced a practice of journaling into my life in June last year. I’ve become a convert and have established a consistent, daily habit of The Putin Heuristic Nov 16, 2020 goes like this. Always choose the opposite position on any domestic matter to that stated by an evil, foreign dictator Silver Bullet Fallacy Sep 21, 2020 No matter how great our lives, we are always beset by problems. Some of them go away by themselves, and others respond to simple interventions. Taming Twitter Sep 17, 2020 There is a lot that is good about Twitter and at its best it is a great source of information and inspiration. Many prominent people are signed up The Joy of Cycling Aug 18, 2020 The best sport is the one that you do - anything that gets you off your arse, generates a degree of challenge and requires a bit of endeavour is a Five ‘truths’ that aren’t true Jun 27, 2020 It’s a constant source of both amusement and bewilderment to me that almost everything that ‘science’ has told us about wellbeing is wrong. The last A Better Life Jun 5, 2020 We all want a happier future for ourselves and those around us. This drive is not optional - we are machines made to survive and reproduce. Our What to eat May 2, 2020 We all want to live forever, and part of our strategy inevitably acknowledges the role of nutrition in support of this goal. As in all matters, we The Magic of Habits Apr 3, 2020 Let’s kick off with four ideas that I believe to be true Only bad things happen quickly - expect anything worthwhile to take a long time We Turmeric and Ginger Slurry Jan 19, 2020 Inspired by good friend Lawrence Hunt, and guided by this recipe, I’ve created my own, highly unpalatable version that’s relatively quick and easy Bad News Jan 9, 2020 A few years ago, principally triggered by the Brexit referendum outcome and the associated trauma, I asked myself the question What would happen if Ten Books Dec 16, 2019 Man do I love reading, sitting as it does in the very nexus of pleasure and meaning; intrinsically enjoyable, satisfying of intellectual curiosity Do you even lift? Dec 1, 2019 Obviously Betteridge has it covered already, but if you need further convincing you should watch this. Anyway, I had some rather tedious problems Cycling in Majorca Oct 31, 2019 I first went to Majorca in 2009 and I had no idea at the time what I was getting into. Since then I’ve made over 30 trips and it’s been some time Happiness Oct 3, 2019 Yeah, well, having tackled - and settled obviously - matters relating to nutrition, health, productivity and parenting with customary humility I Sleep Sep 24, 2019 Since reading Why We Sleep last year - by the very nice man Matthew Walker - I’ve become motivated to consistently, and quite unashamedly, get a Beating Distraction Jul 14, 2019 Okay, let’s kick off with a nice quote from Naval Ravikant. The modern struggle… Lone individuals summoning inhuman willpower - fasting, The Joy of Podcasts Jul 10, 2019 Without too much doubt I can say that discovering podcasts a year or so ago - and only a decade after everyone else got excited about them - has (My) Nine Rules of Parenting Jun 18, 2019 Being a parent is about as rewarding an activity as you’ll get to do in your life, but it’s not easy. I dare say I have very little to add to the
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