In his biography of Leonardo da Vinci, Walter Isaacson touched upon a point that I’ve been unable to stop thinking about since. The Skull Drawings, which Leonardo did in 1489, show a human in various cross-sectioned forms.
Yesterday, a tweet by Inc. Magazine claiming that “The world's most successful people start their day at 4 a.m.” was being retweeted in droves by people looking to vent their frustration at the claim.
How often have you sent an email, made a call, or physically knocked on someone’s door, only to receive nothing in return, and then decided to give up altogether?
Incessant clicking and scrolling generates a background hum of anxiety. Drastically reducing the number of things you do in your digital life can by itself have a significant calming impact.