MEMO

Issue #276

Real design thinking: the value of keeping a reflective journal

The philosopher George Santayana famously said that " those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." That's perhaps the most useful and practical way in which to use a reflective journal: as a means of remembering.

How to maintain a healthy brain

I propose five main categories of intervention you can follow to optimise your brain function, both immediately, and to help reduce your risk of developing dementia later in life. Nourish your brain The brain accounts for only 2 per cent of your body weight yet uses 20 per cent of its energy requirements.

why you can’t stay organized

Bullet journals, daily planners, to-do lists - if you're anything like me, you've tried to organize the chaos of your life and failed. Why? In this video, Sabrina explores the origins of daily planners, chats with AmandaRachLee about how to start bullet journaling, and tries to make her own... from scratch.

How to put sustainability at the heart of your career

I've always been deeply concerned about the climate and environmental issues facing us. And I wanted to be part of making urgently needed change happen - not just through personal actions but through my work as well. My passion and commitment led me to work at WWF for almost 10 years.


Go deeper on Better Human.

Keeping track of human interactions

My system on how I keep track with whom I meet and what we talked about.

I prefer to read the weekly news

The new system I adopted gave me more time and peace of mind.

Self-reflection

A short overview of my preferred self-reflection framework.

Strategies that helped me to procrastinate less

If you struggle with procrastination, I might help you improve your current situation.

How to keep your digital self safe

A short and actionable guide on how to stay safe online.