Hello lovely readers and welcome back to my high-flying newsletter! The only newsletter that believes you shouldn’t peel onions…
Following a 3-2-1 approach, it contains 3 thoughts from me (that you should ignore), 2 quotes from others (that you should read), and 1 joke that’s so bad, it’s good!
1) Asking why we are the way we are is like peeling an onion. Under the first layer there might be an important insight. But after that it’s just more onion. You have to be very careful not to keep peeling in a desperate attempt to find some cosmic truth that doesn’t exist. – click to tweet
2) The best way to increase focus is to eliminate distractions. The second best way to increase focus is to compartmentalise your life – to be clear about what you’re suppose to be doing and when. This gives us the best chance to engage in deep work – to harness those coveted flow states.
3) 5 ways to overcome morning overwhelm:
- Develop an internal voice that says I can.
- Slow things down by meditating.
- Lock your phone in a draw.
- Remind yourself why you’re doing what you are.
- Tackle the most pressing task first.
“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”— Edward J. Stieglitz
“It is not that we have a short time to live. It is that we waste a lot of it. . . . People are frugal in guarding their personal property, but as soon as it comes to squandering time they are most wasteful of the one thing in which it is right to be stingy.”— Seneca
If you’re American when you go in the bathroom… and American when you come out, what are you in the bathroom?
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