Forge
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Life Hacking

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This 15-minute ritual will make you seem like the most thoughtful person in the universe

Manicured hand holding a post it reading “Don’t forget” above a computer keyboard and mouse

I used to really suck at remembering people’s birthdays. I don’t dislike my friends and family. I just have other things on my mind.

Instead of remembering special occasions a week ahead of time, creating a thoughtful card, and sending it snail mail to their homes, I used to be…

And our current obsession with it is actually pretty toxic

A few hundred years ago, living required performing truly challenging tasks often: hunting and gathering, or migrating over a pass in winter. Quitting could lead to dire consequences.

For much of the world, that’s no longer the case — and yet we love to pretend otherwise. In a society that…

‘Busy’ is not a badge of honor — more often, it’s the mark of someone who can’t manage their time

There was a time when I was proud of how long and hard I worked. When my most significant relationship was with a meal-delivery service that allowed me to chain myself to a laptop for 16 hours a day. When I missed important life moments of the people close to…

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