Research-backed tips for improving success and fulfillment.

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  • 1 healthy meal each day = 365 healthy meals annually.
  • 5 minutes reading before bed = roughly 30 hours reading per year.
  • 1 journaling prompt each week = 52 prompts by the end of the year.

“If you can get 1% better each day for one year, you’ll end up thirty-seven times better by the time you’re done.” …


Less Tok, more Guac.

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A publication editor’s take on how to make your article 10 times more clickable

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Chicken caesar salad, but the “chicken caesar salad” is silent

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Reduce brain fog to perform at your cognitive best.

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Your guide to starting a lasting reading habit.

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“Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary.”

— Jim Rohn


Check off this simple A.M. to-do list every morning.

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  • Waking up at the crack of dawn.
  • Dropping everything and practicing zen yoga.
  • Eating a bowl of quinoa and kale.
  • Doing at least fifty push-ups and going for a mile-long run.
  • Speed-reading a textbook on quantum mechanics.


A dropped $500,000 book deal, a ghostwriter, and scams galore

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  • Rose to the spotlight of social media through her #adventuregrams — incredibly long, detailed captions that documented her life stories.
  • Scored a half-million-dollar book deal based on her #adventuregrams (that she later, infamously, dropped).
  • Been dubbed a “one woman Fyre Fest” from her $165 series of creative workshops, gaining buzzworthy notoriety as a “scammer.”
  • Was the object of a viral The Cut exposé by her ghostwriter.
  • Gained (and lost) nearly one million Instagram followers. …


#3 — They don’t waste time complaining.

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“Fear is a reaction. …


Torn between two choices? Use this simple reframe.

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  1. Make a list of pros and cons.
  2. Argue with yourself over which is the better option. …

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Zoe Yu

Author, editor, & Oxford comma enthusiast. I write about personal growth and internet culture.

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