Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: life

13 bookmarks tagged “life

Remote to who? A working letter

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It was probably inevitable that sitting through a whole lot of job interviews and considering several offers would mean I would end up spending a disproportionate amount of time these past months thinking about what work means to me. This is a topic I am predisposed to (witness the title of this newsletter), and the activity of applying for jobs pretty much made everything else unthinkable. What I’m sharing today is some very rough thoughts about one corner of the way we talk about w...

How to be indistractable | Psyche Guides

psyche.co/guides/to-become-indistractable-recognise-that-it-starts-within-you
Stop blaming technology – distraction starts within. Manage your inner triggers to enjoy greater focus and a fuller life

‘When my world fell apart my friends became my family’ | Life and style | The Guardian

theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/jan/13/ella-risbridger-john-underwood-friendship-life-new-family
The death of her partner at the age of 25 was a devastating loss for Ella Risbridger. But she was never alone. For one thing, her mates would never have allowed that…

Marchetti's constant

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Marchetti's constant is a term for the average amount of time spent commuting each day, which is approximately one hour. Developed by Venetian physicist Cesare Marchetti, it posits that although forms of urban planning and transport may change, and although some live in villages and others in cities, people gradually adjust their lives to their conditions such that the average travel time stays approximately constant.[1][2] Even since Neolithic times, people have kept the time at whi...

How My Job Saved Me — Medium

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Work is trivial. Our jobs may even be trivial. But the people we’re affecting every day as a result of our work is truly profound.