Quote of the day
The pleasure of doing the same thing, in the same way, every day, shouldn’t be overlooked. The things I do every day take on a certain beauty and provide a kind of invisible architecture to my life.
~GRETCHEN RUBIN, author of Happier at Home: Kiss More, Jump More, Abandon a Project, Read Samuel Johnson, and My Other Experiments in the Practice of Everyday Life
Along for the ride, Seth’s Blog | Tweet
Like the pilot says, “sit back, relax, and enjoy the flight.”
→What To Do When It’s Your Turn (and it’s always your turn)
Keep a one-sentence journal, be happier, Science of us | Tweet
Ever since I can remember, my grandma has kept a daily journal. Not a “Dear Diary,” emotion-filled journal — just a couple of lines jotting down what she did that day and whom she was with.
→Happier at Home: Kiss More, Jump More, Abandon a Project, Read Samuel Johnson, and My Other Experiments in the Practice of Everyday Life
Learning from mistakes can change your fortune–or earn you one, Quartz | Tweet
The secret to Dalio’s success? The ability to acknowledge and systematically learn from his mistakes.
→Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts
Memory in the flesh, The Verge | Tweet
A radical 1950s scientist suggested memories could survive outside the brain–and he may have been right.
How uncertainty fuels anxiety, The Atlantic | Tweet
An inability to live with life’s unknowns can lead to worry and distress.
→Uncertainty: Turning Fear and Doubt into Fuel for Brilliance
The science of raising happily productive kids with Dr. Dona Matthews, The Creativity Post | Tweet
Expert Dona Matthews presents ample research regarding how to help children flourish into happy and successful adults. Scott guides the interview across a wide array of vital domains including creativity, flow, standardized testing, growth mindsets and the many myths about intelligence.
→Beyond Intelligence: Secrets for Raising Happily Productive Kids
Stifled by success, The New York Review of Books | Tweet
Can a writer’s original inspiration survive success?
Three killer strategies for creating content that gets noticed, Forbes | Tweet
While content marketing is not a new phenomenon, it’s a fast moving target that is constantly evolving.
→Global Content Marketing: How to Create Great Content, Reach More Customers, and Build a Worldwide Marketing Strategy that Works
Author’s voice vs character’s voice, My Bookish Life | Tweet
Though an author’s voice is not the same thing as a character’s voice, they are fundamentally interlinked.
The 7 tools I use to get my writing done, Jennifer Blanchard | Tweet
Lately I’ve seen a lot of writers talking about the tools that they use to get their writing done. And I’m always interested, because it’s fun to get a peak into what other writers do.