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  • Amer shared from a Personal Document
    Research shows that people get happier as they make more and more money, but only up to about $70,000 per year.
  • Amer shared from Bhagavad Gita For Beginners: The Song Of God In Simplified Prose by Edward Viljoen
    Truth-filled people tend toward food that is mild, tasty, agreeable and nourishing. Passion filled people tend toward salty, bitter or spicy food. Indifference governed folk go for overcooked, bland, stale food that has lost its nutritional value.
    Note: so we are passionate people
  • Amer shared from The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin
    So convenient a thing it is to be a reasonable creature, since it enables one to find or make a reason for everything one has a mind to do.
  • Amer shared from The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin
    A man being sometimes more generous when he has but a little money than when he has plenty, perhaps thro' fear of being thought to have but little.
  • Amer shared from a Personal Document
    Make your functions short and focused on a single task. The old 24-line limit still applies. Although screen size and resolution have changed, nothing has changed in human cognition since the 1960s.
  • Amer shared from a Personal Document
    Says one of the most acclaimed researchers about sleep Daniel Kripke in an interview . In his most recent study Kripke found that “people who sleep between 6.5 hr. and 7.5 hr. a night, live the longest, are happier and most productive”.
  • Amer shared from Rework by Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson
    Or instead of casual Fridays, try no-talk Thursdays. Just make sure this period is unbroken in order to avoid productivity-zapping interruptions.
    Note: i would love no talk thursdays
  • Amer shared from Merle's Door: Lessons from a Freethinking Dog by Ted Kerasote
    humans have shared a longer and more intimate partnership with dogs than with any other domestic animal, starting before civilization existed.
  • Amer shared from Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck--Why Some Thrive Despite Them All by Jim Collins, Morten T. Hansen
    “The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.”
  • Amer shared from Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
    “It’s all because of Fradkin,” the executive tells his colleague. “He has terrible business sense but great leadership skills, and everyone is following him down the road to ruin.”