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The Elements of Living Lightly | zen habits
"Hamlet said, ‘There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.’
psychology  happiness  expectations  judgement  zenhabits  mindfulness  philosophy  choice  simplicity  tips  lifehacks  advice 
july 2010 by robertogreco
The No. 1 Habit of Highly Creative People | Zen Habits
"Creativity flourishes in solitude. With quiet, you can hear your thoughts, you can reach deep within yourself, you can focus. Of course, there are lots of ways to find this solitude. Let’s listen to a few of the creative people I talked to or researched." [I'm not sure solitude is number one, but the "how we work" profiles are interesting.]
solitude  creativity  productivity  zenhabits  writing  contemplation  design  habits  focus  howwework 
may 2010 by robertogreco
Education Needs to Be Turned on Its Head
"People often grow up to be competent learners, and achieve great things, after going through the traditional school system. But this is in spite of the system, not because of it. We are pretty adaptable people, inherently curious, and we can learn without an authority, but the current school system tries to beat this down. It usually fails to some degree, but to the degree it succeeds, it harms people.
education  learning  children  future  teaching  innovation  unschooling  reform  philosophy  pedagogy  thinking  training  deschooling  homeschool  gamechanging  tcsnmy  authoritarianism  authority  control  zenhabits  parenting 
september 2009 by robertogreco

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