Issue #244

Brené Brown on Empathy

What is the best way to ease someone's pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities.


Draw an iceberg and see how it will float. It is a little fun app to play around with.

Why mental self-awareness is good for your brain

Mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy, and other related practices all prioritize this form of ‘self-monitoring’.

Your brain loves routines. Here’s how to build new and better ones

Every once in a while, you need to take a step back and ask whether your routines are serving you optimally.

What happened on Better Human

Fear setting

Understanding your fear helps you make difficult choices, which can lead to happiness and peace.


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.