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If you’ve ever watched, well, television, you know that screenwriters end episodes with cliffhangers so you’ll be eager to come back for more. You can use this technique to motivate yourself to finish everyday tasks. On Forge, Felicia C. Sullivan explains that…


Flow isn’t harder to achieve these days. You just have to schedule it.

Illustration: Dadu Shin

There’s nothing like that state of flow, when you get so absorbed in a project that time seems to stand still. But if it was once a rare state to achieve, it now seems impossible.

As famed psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi wrote in his 1990 book, Flow: The Psychology of Optimal…


Sitting is fine, but it’s not the only or best path to enlightenment

Sketch artist Art Lien at work, covering the Senate impeachment trial on January 30, 2020.
Sketch artist Art Lien at work, covering the Senate impeachment trial on January 30, 2020. Photo: Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc./Getty Images

In the decades that sketch artist Art Lien has covered the U.S. Supreme Court, he has been the eyes of the people. At the nation’s highest court, where there are no cameras allowed, the sketch artist for NBC News and SCOTUSblog sits through hearings with a small pad of paper…

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