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3 Things I Learned Last Week #58 – Books, Phones, and Time Machines

Welcome to the 58th episode of the wildly entertaining newsletter saga, “3 Things I Learned Last Week”! 🌟

Strap in, dear reader, because you’re about to embark on a thrilling rollercoaster ride through the winding tunnels of my brain, where I distill oceans of knowledge into three sparkling droplets of wisdom. If you enjoy having your mind tickled as much as your funny bone, forward this newsletter to pals who cherish a good chuckle alongside an enlightenment snack.

Ready? Here’s the lowdown:

  1. The Art of Wrestling with War and Peace (and not crying for help)
  2. The Night Scroll: Breaking Up with Your Phone Before Bed
  3. Time Bending: How to live a Month in 24 Hours

Let’s jump into the deep end!

πŸ“š The Art of Wrestling with War and Peace (and not crying for help)

Ever caught yourself staring blankly at a book, wondering if the words are in Ancient Greek? This segment is your knight in shining armor, ready to joust with those formidable tomes on your behalf.

πŸ”‘ Key Takeaways:

  • Pre-reading is your secret weapon: It’s like getting to know the maze before you enter. Who doesn’t like a cheat sheet?
  • Analytical reading, AKA detective mode: Not just reading but sleuthing for clues beyond the ink.
  • Book graffiti is cool: Scribble, underline, or doodle your way to clarity. Your future self will thank you.

πŸŽ₯ Witness the mastery of conquering literary behemoths here.

πŸ“± The Night Scroll: Breaking Up with Your Phone Before Bed

Are the last thing you see at night and the first thing you see in the morning pixels? Let’s stage an intervention.

πŸ”‘ Key Takeaways:

  • Scrolling addiction is real: And it’s stealing your dreams (literally).
  • Going app-less could set you free: Imagine a morning not starting with existential dread from your news feed.
  • Choose life, not likes: Make your digital habits as intentional as choosing your socks. Some days you might not need socks.

πŸŽ₯ Embark on a quest for digital detox and morning bliss.

⏱️ Time Bending: How to live a Month in 24 Hours

Fancy squeezing a month’s work into a single, gloriously productive day? It’s not sorcery, it’s science (and a bit of art).

πŸ”‘ Key Takeaways:

  • The flow state is your superhero cape: Wear it and become invincible to procrastination.
  • Plan like a general going to war: With precision, strategy, and snacks. Always pack snacks.
  • Life is short. Be a time wizard: Apply these principles beyond work for maximum awe and minimal regret.

πŸŽ₯ Transform into a productivity juggernaut here.

And that, my friends, wraps up this week’s edition of “3 Things I Learned Last Week.” May these nuggets of knowledge enrich your lives and spark endless curiosity.

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Here’s to a week brimming with laughter, growth, and maybe a little bit of mischief. Keep learning, keep laughing, and keep being awesome.

With a twinkle in my eye and wisdom to share,

~ Nathan

The author partially generated this content with GPT-4 & ChatGPT, Claude 3, OpenAI’s 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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