Why wait for readers to ask questions before suggesting solutions? An advice column that cuts out the middleman.
The 'tiny habits' theory works by drastically reducing the amount of effort. But miniscule-effort for zero-reward is still maths that works out to "not worth it".
Framing it so you give a reason as to "why am I asking you now, when I never have before?" and lowers the emotional intensity
This isn't a 'hack' it's just, sometimes people will help you if you ask nicely, but you might not have realised this is something you can ask for.
If your loved one died, I think you would care a lot that someone was with them, trying to save them, vs finding out that no one attempted to help.
A few research papers into how we go wrong when buying gifts for others. The mistake of overindividuation When shopping for multiple people, you tend to get different things for different people (because it seems impersonal to get everyone the same thing) and as a result, tend to buy worse
Do or do not. There is no "prioritise"
It’s really nice knowing that, every time you see your partner, it’s because they made the choice to be with you, not just because they happened to be in the same physical location by chance anyway.
No matter how cluttered your space is, remember it only has 5 things in it: trash, dishes, clothing, things that have a spot, things that don’t have a spot. Don’t look at the whole morass.
There's a fallacy that if we can define the solution space, a solution must exist that fits there. But the fundamental problem was, "Dave is dead."
“Chronos” is measured and counted, while “kairos” is lived and experienced