What I’m Reading – Week of July 21st

Below are some of the most intriguing, thought-provoking and actionable performance-related content pieces I read, watched or listened to this week.

  • The Natural Cure for Burnout Is Profound and Utter Awe

“We can’t help but view our circumstances against a broader backdrop. Awe forces us, even if only for a few brief moments, to expand our awareness.”

https://forge.medium.com/the-natural-cure-for-burnout-is-profound-and-utter-awe-bfa9f6b3e2d1

  • Your Brain Can Only Take So Much Focus

“Unfocus allows us to update information in the brain, giving us access to deeper parts of ourselves and enhancing our agility, creativity and decision-making too.”

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/your-brain-can-only-take-so-much-focus

  • On Adult ADD

“I believe experience is the only way to truly know what works. You can read or philosophize forever, but what are you going to try?”

https://robbe.blog/on-adult-a-d-d/

  • How To Be Happy

Some highlights: – Be where you are, not in past or future – Surround yourself wisely (people and things) -Live below your means – Don’t compare – Exercise – Spend time in nature – Sleep – Cut out bullsh*t – Help others – Know it’s ok to be sad too.” (Brad Stulberg)

https://www.nytimes.com/guides/well/how-to-be-happy

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