Weekly Learnings Roundup (Jun 5, 2016)

Thanks for checking out the Weekly Learning Roundup. These bite-sized, weekly posts are designed to give you a quick hit of interesting learnings and articles I came across this week.

What I’m reading —

According to Kristin Neff, a psychology professor at the University of Texas, the pursuit of higher self-esteem has been misguided. It’s a timely reminder for me (and perhaps all of us) to be more self compassionate.

Why Self-Compassion Works Better Than Self-Esteem via The Atlantic

Podcast episode I’m enjoying —

Instead of having a daily to-do list, it may be more effective to have a daily not to-do list. Check out the first recording in the link or Episode 9 in the Tim Ferriss Show in your podcast app.

The 9 Habits to Stop Now — The Not-To-Do List via Tim Ferriss

A quote that’s inspiring me —

Choose not to be harmed — and you won’t feel harmed.

Don’t feel harmed — and you haven’t been.

— Marcus Aurelius

Product I’m loving —

golden pu’erh tea from DAVIDsTEA

The Chinese have been drinking pu’erh (pronounced pooair) for more than 1,700 years. It’s a type of black tea that is traditionally aged underground and known to have a variety of health benefits. It’s also a fantastic replacement for coffee lovers given its dark, earthy taste.

As always, thanks for checking out this Weekly Learnings Roundup. Be sure to follow me on Twitter – @peternakamura – to see the full list of interesting articles that I share on a daily basis.

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