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3 Things I Learned Last Week #29 – Boost Your Brain, Control Your Screen, and Get Happy!

Hey, hey, Knowledge Junkie!

As you sip on that dangerously-close-to-being-cold cup of coffee, wondering how to procrastinate productively, may I interest you in the 29th Episode of “3 Things I Learned Last Week?” 🎉

I promise, it’s like the Netflix of newsletters, only smarter and with less commitment.

🧠 So You Wanna Be A Memory Wizard?

Ever feel like your brain is more of a sieve than a sponge? You’re reading, you’re “listening” (wink), but nothing sticks?

Yeah, been there.

Elizabeth Bjork calls this the “Generation effect.” It’s a fancy term for “you need to engage with what you’re learning, buddy!”

🔑 Key Takeaway: Stop passive learning; it’s like trying to diet by smelling cake. Tailor your study strategies to the test or challenge that awaits. Your future, slightly less confused self will thank you.

🎥 Feast your eyes on this brain buffet.

📱 Welcome to Your Digital Nightmare, Dorothy!

Feeling like your phone has turned into a black hole for your time?

Just can’t resist one more scroll, one more like, one more… oh snap, where did my day go?!

It’s not your fault; it’s designed to be your time-guzzling overlord.

🔑 Key Takeaway: The key to defeating the dark lords of distraction? Boundaries, baby! Make a pact with yourself to not just mindlessly scroll like a zombie looking for brains.

🎥 Watch how to kick your phone’s butt and take back your life.

🌱 The Pursuit of Absurdity, Or How To Stop Being a Happiness Grinch

Chasing happiness like it’s a golden ticket to Wonkaland?

Newsflash: It’s not. Real, earth-shattering happiness isn’t about what you can get.

It’s about appreciating what you already have, but probably overlook while you’re busy swiping right.

🔑 Key Takeaway: Stop waiting for the ‘next big thing’ to make you happy. Happiness isn’t a destination—it’s a way of traveling. Strap in and enjoy the ride.

🎥 Dive into how not to be a daily downer here.

And that’s the tasty morsel of wisdom I’m serving up for this week’s “3 Things I Learned Last Week.” Hungry for more? Click the link below to have this feast delivered to your inbox weekly.

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Until next week, may your life be as fulfilling as a perfectly timed dad joke.

Peace, Love, and Intellectual Curiosity,

~ Nathan 😎

The author partially generated this content with GPT-4 & ChatGPT, Claude 3, Gemini Advanced, and other large-scale language-generation models. Upon developing the draft, the author reviewed, edited, and revised the content to their liking and took ultimate responsibility for the content of this publication.






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