Friday, December 21, 2018. Issue #208
8 Powerful Evening Habits That Will Prepare You For a Better Tomorrow | Medium
I am a big fan of routines, systems, and principles. There’s something about order and structure that make everything better. It’s comforting, and calming knowing how your day will begin and end. When your day is structured to get your best work done, you begin every workday with a sense of clarity, purpose, and satisfaction.
To be able to converse well is an attainment which should be cultivated by every intelligent man and woman. It is better to be a good talker than a good singer or musician, because the former is more widely appreciated, and the company of a person who is able to talk well...
How do you envisage the pursuit of happiness? For many, it is a relentless journey, and the more you put in, the more you get out. Just consider the following episode from Elizabeth Gilbert’s best-selling inspirational memoir Eat, Pray, Love, in which she recounts some advice...
During my first-grade choir concert, my classmate, Meg, fainted from the top row of the bleachers, and in a subconscious gesture of empathy, I went down right after her, breaking my glasses and flailing on the gymnasium floor. It’s possible that this triggered some kind of coping...

As a Lifehacker reader, you probably spend some portion of your life actively trying to live better. That can look like a lot of things, but it usually includes trying to be as productive as possible. Constantly pushing yourself to be productive, however, can get pretty stressful.

“Time is what we want most, but what we spend worst.” William Penn said that. It’s profound and very true. Time is more valuable than money. You can always get more money, but you can never get more time. But surprisingly we spend our precious time doing everything...
My brain flickered into consciousness and, a moment later, a tiny lift in my chest made itself known. Glee. A simple but palpable joy on waking. I bounded out of bed, looking forward to the day. Then a sudden jolt had me standing, motionless, gazing across the room in wonder. 
Lifelong learning will help you be happier, earn more, and even stay healthier, experts say. Plus, plenty of the smartest names in business, from Bill Gates to Elon Musk, insist that the best way to get smarter is to read. So what do you do? You go out and buy books, lots of them.

The most important metaskill you can learn is how to learn. Learning allows you to adapt. As Darwin hinted, it’s not the strongest who survives. It’s the one who easily adapts to a changing environment. Learning how to learn is a part of a “work smarter, not harder” approach to life

If you want a secure retirement, you can’t just save. You also need to make sure your investment portfolio keeps pace with inflation. For most Americans, that’s going to mean investing in the stock market, whether inside a 401(k) or at an online brokerage. 
A course I'm working on: Want to get more done? You need systems not goals.
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Courses: Thinking in Models, and Kaizen Habits.
My Recent Book: Working in the Gig Economy: How to Thrive and Succeed When You Choose to Work for Yourself
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Happy Holidays!
Until Next Week,
Thomas, Curator at Postanly
Thanks for your attention. Have an epic weekend!
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