July 2021

via Eric Barker Whether it’s UFOs or Jeff Bezos or Elon Musk, we’re hearing a lot about space travel these days. But they seem to gloss over one thing: a lot about spaceflight sucks. Send me an angry email if you like but it’s undeniable. Being isolated...

via Fast Company by Heather R Young How many digital notifications do you receive throughout the day? Every device bombards users with alerts for emails, text messages, social media sites, and workplace communication apps such as Slack. Unsurprisingly, one writer discovered that they were much more...

via Forbes by Tracy Brower You’ve always known cultivating your creativity is good for problem solving, motivation and career growth, but research also suggests when you express your creativity, you’ll experience greater wellbeing and happiness. And who doesn’t want more of that? For some, creativity may seem...

via Thrive Global by Pooja Motti As an investment banker in the early 2000’s, when the clock rolled around to 5pm, my day was just getting started. While the senior MD’s were checking their watches to see what express trains could get them home at...

via Entrepreneur by Aditi Ramchandani We all know self-care should be a priority. But most of us don’t have the time to make it a priority. Here is something that you probably didn’t know: The busier you are, the greater self-care you need. Doctors like Dr....

via Thrive Global by Marina Khidekel Stress is inevitable, but we can prevent it from becoming cumulative. Research shows that in just 60 to 90 seconds, it’s possible to course correct from stress and reset our bodies and minds. So when you’re having a particularly...

via the Next Big Idea Club by Leidy Klotz Leidy Klotz is a Professor at the University of Virginia, where he teaches engineering, architecture, and business. His primary research interest is the science of design. He has written more than 80 articles and two books, and...

via The Atlantic by Arthur C Brooks Everyone knows where the happiest people in the world live—the United Nations tells us every single year. For the past several years, Finland has been ranked No. 1, sitting atop the pack of Nordic countries, which are all considered very happy....

via Thrive Global by Mike Rucker For so many adults, it is not that we’ve forgotten how to have fun as we grow older—it’s simply that we have grown to undervalue fun’s importance. It started when we were scolded in adolescence to “act our age!” A...