Quote-unquote #23

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How to become More Self-Aware:
1. Pay attention to thoughts/feelings.
2. Label them ('Happy','Sad','Whoa, nice one, Brain') but don't judge them.
3. Ask yourself where they all came from
4. Distrust your first answer. Ask again, dig deeper. Probably cry a lot.
5. Do this forever.
Mark Manson

"We write things down, both to help us remember, and to help us forget."
Naval Ravikant.

"When you first start to study a field, it seems like you have to memorize a zillion things. You don't. What you need is to identify the core principles — generally three to twelve of them — that govern the field." John Reed (via a tweet from @farnamstreet)

"An inability to be guided by a "healthy fear" of bad consequences is a disastrous flaw."
Daniel Kahneman, Thinking Fast and Slow.

"If you can't decide, the answer is no."
Naval Ravikant

Thanks for reading. Cheers!

Vivek Arvind

Vivek Arvind

Santa Clara, CA