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Framing your current struggles as future growth

It's easy to appreciate your past struggles and the growth that came from them, but it's hard to recognize that your current struggles may…

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Created on 20th February, 2021

Future people are disenfranchised

Future people have no vote, no voice, and we rarely take their needs into account. None of these people decided to be born into a world with…

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Created on 27th April, 2021

Freedom from self = Freedom from suffering

According to Buddhism, if you are suffering, you are identifying with emotion. It's the false belief that you are a single, unchanging self…

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Created on 29th March, 2021

Future people may be the easiest to help

Helping future people could be high impact because a tiny change in today's cultural norms or values, the environment, or existential risk…

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Created on 27th April, 2021

Growth comes from doing it when you're not motivated

The payoff of Systems are better than goals is the exponential growth of habits. 1% better every day means 37 times better in a year. When…

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Created on 1st March, 2021

How to start a new habit

Make it so that you genuinely want to do it. Make it Obvious Make it Attractive Make it Easy Make it Satisfying The Theory behind habits…

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Created on 3rd March, 2021

Humanity is in its adolescence

"If we think of one million years in terms of a single, eighty-year life, then today humanity would be in its adolescence—sixteen years old…

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Created on 26th April, 2021

I am being asked what life means

Like the student in class who is scared to say what they think because "how could I know?" Well of course you aren't sure, but you are lucky…

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Created on 24th February, 2021

Identity change is necessary for long-term behavior change

"I'm trying to stop drinking" vs. "I don't drink" "I'm trying to quit" says this is something you want to do but is not yet reconciled with…

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Created on 3rd March, 2021

It's in your best interest to act with integrity

To make decisions with integrity, I make one change: when I imagine picking an action, I pretend that picking it causes everyone to know…

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Created on 3rd May, 2021

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