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

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Happy New Year and welcome to the 43rd issue of ‘How Curious!’ ✌️ I've been in Ireland since early De
 

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January 6 · Issue #43 · View online
A short monthly newsletter packed with awesome new discoveries and personal recommendations! #Books #Podcasts #Tech #Humour #Psychology #BestOfTheWeb

Happy New Year and welcome to the 43rd issue of ‘How Curious!’ ✌️
I’ve been in Ireland since early December. It’s been great spending so much time with family. Remote work can be glorious! 🇮🇪🎄
I hope to move back to the sun and beach next month. The Canary Islands may be one of the best places to see out the rest of the pandemic. Let me know if you’re there now or plan to move soon! ☀️🇮🇨

Christmas day stroll in Cork
Christmas day stroll in Cork
Quotes
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. - Proverb
Try new things, but always keep a realistic option to quit. If you’re on the wrong train, every stop is the wrong stop. - Daniel Vassallo
When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.
Cool Tech
Annotate the web, with anyone, anywhere.
Books
The Midnight Library - Matt Haig
Storyworthy - Engage, Teach, Persuade, and Change Your Life through the Power of Storytelling
We Have Everything We Need: How To Thrive When Nothing Is Certain - Jindy Mann
Podcasts
⚠️ Service warning. The Breaker podcast app recommended in ‘How Curious!’ issue #3 is shutting down on 15th January after being purchase by Twitter. Your subscriptions can easily be exported, view instructions here.
I take many notes as I listen to podcasts so switched to Airr a few months ago. It was my favourite tech product in 2020!
#485: Jerry Seinfeld — A Comedy Legend’s Systems, Routines, and Methods for Success | The Tim Ferriss Show
Best of the web
100 Ways To Live Better - LessWrong
Distributing the COVID Vaccine: The Greatest Logistics Challenge Ever (15mins)
Different Types of Self-Care - Visual
52 things I learned in 2020. by Tom Whitwell | Fluxx Studio Notes |
Homework for life - Daily Reflection Exercise
I’ve introduced a simple but powerful reflection technique suggested in ‘Storyworthy’.
At the end of each day, I now write down one sentence on a thing about today that makes it different from any other day.
I find this primes my brain to identify memorable moments each day. Easy but impactful!
Identifying unique and memorable moments each day.
Identifying unique and memorable moments each day.
Best of Twitter
Aaron Levie
The great thing is that goal setting in 2021 is super easy. You just find the goals file you wrote for 2020 and change the file name.
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- Peter Duffy
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