Issue #248

What Is Mindfulness?

I really like this introduction about mindfulness by Sam Harris.

Split Screen: How Different Are Americans’ Facebook Feeds?

Snapshots from the Facebook feeds of our Citizen Browser panellists illuminate how Facebook’s recommendation algorithm siloes information on the platform.

Simple, daily activities to increase your happiness

Download the Happy Things app and increase your happiness with scientifically proven, bite-size happiness practices.

6 tips to help you manage your day AND your anxiety when working from home

A good reminder to reflect, calm yourself and improve what can be improved.

Musturbation: the irrational demand for perfection

Do you sometimes feel like you must achieve demanding goals in order to be happy and successful? That you must deliver the best work or get the best grades; that you must educate the most well-behaved children; that you must follow the perfect diet or exercise routine? Anything but perfection is not good enough. Well, psychologists have a word for that feeling: they call it musturbation.

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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.

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.

Ask me anything

I would love to write about topics you all are interested in. If there is a topic you would love to see covered, you can add it to the thread on Better Human.