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 poo–air) 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.