Personal Growth

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Just Above Average

If you’re a single dude on dating apps, try this: Ask to see a female friend’s Tinder. It’ll probably look something like this: The majority of messages say “hey.” What struck me is that it wouldn’t take much to stand out. What if being a tad above average can translate to success across multiple domains? …

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The Not-To-Do List

I’m a list making addict. Open up a doc, click on the bullets icon, and start listing away. I always feel good when I first create these to do lists. For some reason making the list itself gives me a sense of accomplishment. Then I end up with a 30-item and realize how futile it …

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Finding Freedom in Structure

Tim Ferriss says one of his rituals is to wake up every morning and have 30 grams of protein. It’s automatic and gives him a kick start to his day. Besides the physiological benefits of protein consumption, Tim and Ramit argue that there’s something powerful in having rituals – it provides focus and structure to …

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