How Curious!

By Peter Duffy

A short monthly newsletter packed with awesome new discoveries and personal recommendations! #Books #Podcasts #Tech #Humour #Psychology #BestOfTheWeb

A short monthly newsletter packed with awesome new discoveries and personal recommendations! #Books #Podcasts #Tech #Humour #Psychology #BestOfTheWeb

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#53 How Curious! Metaphors, Web3 and The Last Time

A small act is worth a million thoughts. - Ai WeiweiThe single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place - George Bernard ShawRemember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. - Dale Carnegie


#52 How Curious! Grand Theft Life, Happiness, & Sober Activities

A step backward, after making a wrong turn, is a step in the right direction. -Kurt VonnegutTreat everyone with politeness and kindness, not because they are nice, but because you are. - Roy T BennettGrowth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer…


#51 How Curious! Enhancing Life, Lego Magic & The Metaverse

Consensus is just another way of saying 'average'. - NavalSmart people learn from everything and everyone, average people from their experiences, stupid people already have all the answers. – SocratesIf it costs your peace of mind, it’s too expensive.


#50 How Curious! How to Live, Making the Future plus 50 ideas

If I had to live my life again, I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner. - Tallulah Bankhead We think we understand the rules when we become adults, but what we really experience is a narrowing of the imagination. – David LynchChoosing the priority is as impo…


#49 How Curious! - Studying Death, Value Creation & 34 Mistakes

A failure is like fertiliser; it stinks to be sure, but it makes things grow faster in the future. – Denis WaitleyJoy is an inside job. – Lorraine WeissCourage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is a quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try a…


#48 How Curious! - Rethinking, City Guessing, and Minimalism

Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. - Susan ErtzThe world is what you think it is.Wisdom is the regard you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk. - Doug Larson


#47 How Curious! Tools & Weapons, 99 Bits of Unsolicited Advice

Two things to remember in life. Take care of your thoughts when you are alone, and take care of your words when you are with people. First prize is to do something big. Second prize is to do something. Success rarely comes to people who do nothing.Things turn…


#46 How Curious! Future Tech/Debunking Experiments/Deep Nostalgia

Most events in life can be categorized in one of two ways: a good time, or a good story. - Margot LeitmanRemember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. – Dale CarnegieIf we see someone throwing money away, we call that person crazy. Money has va…


#45 How Curious! Bridge jumping next Sunday if you fancy?

Luck is preparation multiplied by opportunity. - SenecaWe do not learn from experience, we learn from reflecting on experience. - John DeveySurfing should be called paddling, cause that's what you're actually doing most of the time. What you get to show at th…


#44 How Curious! Distributed work, Greenlights & Happiness Hacks

Never be a prisoner of your past, it was a lesson, not a life sentence.When you’re more fortunate than others, you’re supposed to build a longer table. Not a taller fence.Just have one good day. Then repeat. - James Clear


#43 How Curious! Storyworthy, Homework for Life and Ways to Live Better

Tell me the facts and I’ll learn. Tell me the truth and I’ll believe. But tell me a story and it will live in my heart forever. - ProverbTry new things, but always keep a realistic option to quit. If you're on the wrong train, every stop is the wrong stop. - …


#42 How Curious! 2020's Best of The Best

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. - Marcus AureliusA clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it. – Albert EinsteinHappiness is the acceptance of the jour…


#41 How Curious! Self-care Checklist, Achieving Traction and Retiring Early

'The only secret is to begin.’ If you want to get good at something or do something, you just do it, and you figure it out along the way."The vaccine should be tested on politicians first. If they survive, the vaccine is safe. If they don't, then the country …


#40 How Curious! Remote Work, Naval Highlights and The Side Project Spotlight

Don’t take yourself so seriously. You’re just a monkey with a plan - Naval RavikantThe enemy of peace of mind is expectations drilled into you by society and other people. - Naval RavikantPerspective is everything. To a worm, digging in the hard ground is mor…


#39 How Curious! 2020's Best Tech, The Epic Quest For Oil and Tales From The Med

A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it. – Albert EinsteinA wise old owl lived in an oak, the more he saw the less he spoke, the less he spoke, the more he heard, why aren’t we all like that old bird?Our lives are not the days that have pass…


#38 How Curious! Hell Yeah or No, The Magic Box and The Fresno Drop

Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely - Auguste RodinHappiness is the acceptance of the journey as it is now, not the promise of the other shore. - Mike CarterWe’re all basically building castles in the sand. Whether the surf comes in to…


#37 How Curious! Invisible Women, The Spreadsheet of Life and Death, 10,000 book highlights

Where you spend your attention is where you spend your life - James ClearIf you don’t make time for exercise, you’ll probably have to make time for illness. – Robin SharmaLife is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you react to it. - Charles R. …


#36 How Curious! Life's Little Instruction Book, Thinking in Bets, plus Making and Losing Millions

Never let formal education get in the way of your learning. - Mark TwainExperience is what you got when you didn’t get what you wanted. - Randy PauschTomorrow I’ll reform, the fool does say; Today itself’s too late; - the wise did yesterday. - Benjamin Frankl…


#35 Bonus Edition: How Curious! 30 Life Enhancing Learnings 💡

Learning everything on your own is costly and slow. You are one person. Learning from the experiences of others is much more productive. View all learnings here.


#34 How Curious! Tales from the Afterlives, Great Books and AR Visualisation

The person who asks is a fool for five minutes, but the person who does not ask remains a fool forever. - Chinese ProverbApplaud what you want more of, not just berate what you want less of.To lack feeling is to be dead, but to act on every feeling is to be a…