On The Wall Street Journal Morten T. Hansen writes
The French writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry neatly formulated the same idea in his memoir: “Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.”
A good reminder about over obsessing
On QZ.com Ephrat Livni writes about Richard Watson
Instead of focusing on what everyone is already talking about, Watson hunts down unusual knowledge. He shared with Quartz his approach to creating a smart information filter—a net that captures what’s happening and what really matters without making you a slave to information of fleeting importance.
Some excellent tips to avoid being overwhelmed but all the news but in particularly news that you can’t do a thing about. It’s something I’m going to try practicing more in future.
In The Atlantic, Derek Thompson writes
Cash assistance isn’t just a moral imperative that raises living standards. It’s also a critical investment in the health and future careers of low-income kids.
A excellent article with some great citations and further reading.