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Issue #241

Numbr

Numbr is a currency calculator combined with a notepad. You can use notes with numbers alongside each other. And all your numbers are instantly recalculated as you type.

Here’s how to humanise working from home, according to experts

Designers from Google, Nike, Logitech, and more weigh in on how we can create inclusive and healthy spaces for ourselves.

The benefits of stretching: why your body needs to move

Do you feel tight from sitting in your chair all day? Is it becoming harder to extend your legs or your arms? You may need to get up and stretch. A stretching routine is not just for athletes. Stretching helps our muscles and joints stay flexible and strong, which in turn helps keep our body healthy by avoiding long-term damage and pain.

On meaning – and motivation

Of course we go to work for money and the people you meet can be great. But a lot of the time – though we might not quite put a finger on it exactly – we’re also looking for something else from our work: a sense of meaning.

The Nirvana fallacy: when perfectionism leads to unrealistic solutions

“Le mieux est l’ennemi du bien” wrote Voltaire in 1772—which translates to “better is the enemy of the good”, but is often translated as “perfect is the enemy of the good.” The Nirvana fallacy consists in comparing existing solutions with ideal, perfect ones—which are often unrealistic. A form of perfectionism, the Nirvana fallacy can lead to dangerous thinking and harmful decisions.


What happened on Better Human

Mindfulness

Another idea if meditation does not work for you.

My thoughts on reducing distraction

How some small changes on your devices can help you reclaim time.

How I type and listen faster and why it matters

Improving these core skills will save you time and can make you more productive.

How I try to be kinder and more grateful in 2021

An experiment on shared gratitude.