Join the Attention Resistance

DAVID AND GOLIATH 2.0
Use your attention intentionally.

PRACTICE: DELETE SOCIAL MEDIA FROM YOUR PHONE
It actually forces you to approach them with more intention.

Practice: Use Social media like a professional
Like Jennifer, we need to use Twitter as a professional.
Do not surfing it endlessly, just check some accounts you need.

PRACTICE: EMBRACE SLOW MEDIA
“low information diet”: Eliminating what’s bad aggressively than celebrating what’s… Read all/全文

Reclaim Leisure

Leisure and the good life
As Aristotle’s lead, joyful activities is a “source of inward joy”. We can call them high-quality leisure.

The Bennett principle
(FI 2.0 movement is that if you can radically reduce your living expenses, you gain two advantages– you save money at a much faster pace and you don’t have to save as much to become independent.)
When you gain FI at a young age, you gain much leisure hours.

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Don’t Click “Like”

Practice: leave your phone at home
Having your phone is not a crisis.

Practice: Take long walks
Walking is better than sedentary. “If you’re wearing headphones, you are not really walking.”
But the hardest part of this practice is making the time.
Broaden your definition of “good weather”! You can get big rewards.

Practice: Write letter to yourself
It”s a simple and easy practice to to deploy, but it’s also inscredibly effective.Read all/全文

A Lopsided Arms Race

WE DIDN’T SIGN UP FOR THIS
Smartphones changed our life, but they changed us drastically and no one predicted that.

TOBACCO FARMERS IN T-SHIRTS
Big tobacco companies emerged, and they are harming us more.
Internet addiction is also a big problem.
intermittent positive reinforcement: the unknown is always enticing. the drive for social approval

Spend time alone

Solitude Deprivation
We need to be free from input from other thoughts.
We need solitude to thrive and make important… Read all/全文

One year blogging anniversary

今天是建站一周年纪念日。

我已经不记得2019年的这一天,我为什么会突然心血来潮地折腾一整天,装上服务器,安装好Wordpress搭好网站了。

可能是我那一段时间一直在关注一些博客,也刚好看到了很多很有意思的个人网站,所以也想建一个网站吧。

后来自己仔细想想其实这不是最重要的原因,建站对我充满吸引力的原因,应该是在内心深处想找回自己的某些记忆:

在2006年2月,当时新浪博客还是很火爆的时候,我刚学会上网,对网上的一切都很好奇,包括浏览器图标和那些绚丽的网页。我在新浪开通了邮箱和博客,这是我第一次有了自己的邮箱和博客,也是自己第一次在互联网上留下自己的足迹。

在博客开通的时候,我非常兴奋,迫不及待地给自己取名字、加装扮、选背景、开通各种各样新的功能,把自己的“大作”发表。

开通好博客之后,发现博客边栏里有一个访客统计,毎当博客的访问数加一的时候,自己就激动一下,有人来看我的博客了!发现每次自己刷新一下页面的时候,那个访问数就会多一个,当时不懂为什么,所以自己疯狂刷新自己的博客。到访问数到100的时候,我还特地画了一张“… Read all/全文