MEMO

Issue #251

The last couple of weeks were intense and I had not enough time to finish any of the upcoming articles for Better Human. But this is how life goes. Sometimes you have time, sometimes you don't. Sometimes writing comes naturally and sometimes it is hard to fill one page.

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I appreciate you all being part of this journey. I wish you a relaxing Sunday.

Niklaus


Finding Zen in the art of puzzle-solving

Readers used their Zen-like puzzle-solving skills to discover hidden insights.

How to avoid half-heartedness

Some really good food for thought in this article.

How to change someone’s mind

If you’re a leader, it’s likely that not everyone who works with you will agree with the decisions you make — and that’s okay. Leadership involves making unpopular decisions while navigating complex relationships with colleagues, partners, and clients. But often, you will need to get buy-in from these constituents, and therefore you will need to convince them to change their mind.

The truth about lying

You can’t spot a liar just by looking — but psychologists are zeroing in on methods that might actually work.

Why stoicism continues to matter

Stoicism is a philosophical school born in Ancient Greece and later dominant in Ancient Rome which continues to have urgent things to teach us about calm, resilience and emotional stability


Go deeper on Better Human.

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.

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.


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.