The eight secrets to a (fairly) fulfilled life

  1. There will always be too much to do – and this realisation is liberating.
  2. When stumped by a life choice, choose “enlargement” over happiness.
  3. The capacity to tolerate minor discomfort is a superpower.
  4. The advice you don’t want to hear is usually the advice you need.
  5. The future will never provide the reassurance you seek from it.
  6. The solution to imposter syndrome is to see that you are one.
  7. Selflessness is overrated.
  8. Know when to move on.

Source: Oliver Burkeman’s last column: the eight secrets to a (fairly) fulfilled life | Health & wellbeing | The Guardian

Yes, This Interchange in Houston Is the Same Size as an Entire City Center in Italy

Source: Yes, This Interchange in Houston Is the Same Size as an Entire City Center in Italy – Texas Monthly

On Golf

Golf is so weird. Huge swathes of landscape culled and privatised because men are too scared to just ask their friend if they want to go for a walk

Cricketer left in need of windscreen repairs after smashing own car with huge six

O’Brien could have done with the services of his namesakes after his huge strike – one of eight sixes he blasted during a Twenty20 match in Dublin – sailed out of Pembroke Cricket Club’s ground and into the adjacent car park, where he had had the misfortune to leave his vehicle.

Source: Cricketer left in need of windscreen repairs after smashing own car with huge six | Cricket | The Guardian