Weekend Reads 02

Wow! I’m able to keep this going for two whole weeks…maybe this will actually be a regular thing?! Without further ado, here are my interesting reads for this week. I’ve been on a self-improvement kick lately (at least reading about self-improvement, I haven’t yet got to the actual self-improvement actions yet…) so a lot of the articles here reflect that.

I Kant Even political philosophy mug

How amazing is this mug? I have a love/hate relationship with Kant so I had to get it!

~Habits vs Goals: A Look at the Benefits of a Systematic Approach to Life

This article was a really interesting read for me. I’m guilty of setting “goals” but I always hope they turn out to be habits. I’ll definitely be thinking about the differentiation in the future.

~How to Ease Travel Anxiety in an Era of Terror: Travel More

Yes, Yes, Yes. I couldn’t agree with this more. I naturally have anxiety and immense travel anxiety (not a fan of planes) but I have had my best experiences whilst travelling and interacting with people of different cultures.

 

~F. Scott Fitzgerald offers a list of things to worry about and things not to worry about

Speaking of worry, I loved this letter. While I won’t say I worry about horsemanship, I think the rest of the list is spot on. What do you think?

~The Surprising Secret to Getting Really Good Sleep

I’m one of those people who needs AT LEAST 8 hours of sleep otherwise I’m not functional. I prefer 9 hours. I found this article interesting as it’s stuff I try to implement—I’m working SO hard at sticking with my sleep schedule, but it’s so easy to sleep in on the weekend!

 

~Quit Social Media Every Other Day

I’m not one to talk but I am trying to be more mindful about my social media usage. I did not go on my blog’s Instagram page for over a month and it was wonderful. I got too caught up in the competition of it all and it was not doing good things to my mental health. Stepping back really helped me gain perspective and fall in love with photography for the joy of photography (and not for the perfectly timed Instagram shot).

 

Did you read anything interesting this week?

The best articles you need to read this weekend

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