This is a timeless list of articles I find important, inspiring or just good for some reason.
by Avivah Wittenberg-Cox for Harvard Business Review
Today, I am neither superrich nor superfit nor supersuccessful. But I have just enough of each to qualify in my own personal marathon, the race for a balanced life. In the end, maybe this only really matters to me and my dog, who does get a lot of good walks out of it. To me, that’s enough.
by Neal Agarwal
We think of our days as big chunks of time. But really our days are made of tiny pieces, and each time we switch tasks or get distracted we lose another tiny piece. Slowly these pieces add up until we wonder where the day went.
by Lawrence Yeo
by Mark Manson
There’s this kind of psychological tyranny in our culture today, a sense that we must always be proving that we’re special, unique, exceptional all the time, no matter what, only to have that moment of exceptionalism swept away in the current of all the other human greatness that’s constantly happening.
by Austin Kleon
by David Cain
It’s easy to forget that clock time is an invention. To achieve certain social and agricultural goals, we began to imagine an abstract, numerical grid lying across our real-life, sensory experience of the Sun’s movements.
by Jason Fried
by Sarah Miller
So that’s just like normal life. It’s like going back and forth between being happy or sad, except what changes your mood is whether you find that the fact that nothing matters depressing, or kind of freeing! That’s actually kind of helpful, isn’t it?
by Kevin Roose
by Matthew Walker
If you want to save the tiger, first save the cow – this is how veganism protects the jewels of our natural world
by Jack Harries