Seasoned Nuts Quotable


SEASONED NUTS: QUOTABLE
“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.”

― Haruki MurakamiKafka on the Shore

Delivery driver leaves man in tears with note on where to find ‘hidden’ parcel – Mirror Online


A delivery driver’s note has gone viral after he attempted to hide a huge cardboard box under a customer’s doormat – but it was actually the result of a funny exchange and done in jest

Source: Delivery driver leaves man in tears with note on where to find ‘hidden’ parcel – Mirror Online

WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY
Epoch
EH-pək
Part of speech: noun
Origin: Latin, early 17th century
1

A period of time in history or a person’s life, typically one marked by notable events or particular characteristics.

2

The beginning of a distinctive period in the history of someone or something.

Examples of Epoch in a sentence

“‘Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another.’ — Carl Sagan”

“A British epoch is defined by the ruling monarch: Elizabethan, Georgian, Victorian, and Edwardian.”

Wisdom Quotes


The way you affect those around you is perhaps the most important question in life.

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ (Martin Luther King, Jr.)

To get success you have to get started.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started. (Mark Twain)

11 ways to stop procrastinating—for good – Big Think


via 11 ways to stop procrastinating—for good – Big Think

  • Most of us feel guilty or lazy when we put things off until a later date or time, but procrastination is normal and happens to everyone. The key is not to eliminate the word from your vocabulary, but to find ways to work and rest smarter so that tasks get done.
  • In this video, investor Tim Ferriss, behavioral economist Dan Ariely, health and wellness expert Jillian Michaels, and others share 11 tips for mastering procrastination including focusing on long-term happiness, understanding the differences between inspiration and motivation, trying the Pomodoro technique, and removing the things that are distracting you from the project at hand.
  • One interesting tip shared by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charles Duhigg is to build procrastination into your workflow as a reward. “If you need five minutes every hour to look at tweets or to just surf the internet, you need to schedule that into your schedule.” According to Duhigg, it’s when we try to ignore that urge completely that things fall apart.

Doom scrolling – Seth Godin’s Newsletter


Doom scrolling

Being informed is a virtue. It helps us make better decisions and encourages us to take action.

Getting hooked on an endless scroll of media inputs is not the same as being informed. There’s long been a business model of urgent news (“man bites dog!”), but now it’s been leveraged, amplified and optimized to suck people in for hours at a time. And division is much easier to sell than progress.

If it’s not helping you take action to make things better, what’s it for?

Advertising concept & practice


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