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Change your relationship to time

Have you ever seen one of those live baby eagle cams? During COVID-19 lockdowns, writer and artist Jenny Odell watched one and it inspired her to begin documenting changes in nature with photos taken from her window. She wasn’t alone; eBirds reported a 37 percent increase in birdwatchers posting observations in 2021. What did they learn? Bird […]

Learn to live with less

The hot bar at Whole Foods did not exist for most of human history. For the longest time, food was scarce and not particularly appetizing. Things changed when the global food system shifted to producing an overabundance of the good stuff. Problem is, evolution hasn’t caught up with the shift, and our brains are still […]

Do more, feel better 😃

Struggling with the demands of being a doctor, Ali Abdaal was burning out. He realized that he needed to feel better, not work harder, and his philosophy of “feel-good productivity” was born. Our latest Instaread shares some practical tips. Better Goal Setting You’ve probably heard of SMART goal setting: making your targets specific, measurable, attainable, […]

The next big industry

Norway is making headlines for becoming the first country in the world to practice deep-sea mining on a commercial level. It’s a highly controversial practice—and while the mining is meant to be in service of green technologies, many scientists are deeply worried. What’s at stake? A New Area to Exploit The potential damage of seabed […]

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