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🗞️ Articles of the year 2022
Wisdom Letter #171
Welcome to Wisdom Letter 171.
We’re continuing our recap of 2022.
Last week we shared the top 5 best podcasts of the year. Today we’re sharing our top 5 favorite long form posts of the year.
Hope you like them 👇
Have We Forgotten How to Read Critically?
I’m a big fan of long form writing, both as a reader and as a writer. But I think most people these days don’t read critically.
Do you think you read critically?
Ask this writer -
Have We Been Thinking About Burnout All Wrong?
Have you felt burn out?
I know I have.
This article attempts to understand the term burnout better.
This is my favorite part -
“…But a term suggesting a rock bottom stops meaning rock bottom when we’re all there and, somehow, still going despite the struggle. Which made me wonder whether the term was a misnomer. And in order to discuss it in any meaningful way and find solutions, we have to understand it. After all, we cannot fix that which we don’t understand…”
Read the whole thing -
The sleep advice no one tells you
Yes, it’s 2022 and we’re still talking about sleep.
It’s a topic that comes up every year this time of the year, as it should.
All of ours sleep is broken.
We’re sleep deprived most of the week and try to compensate for it on the weekends. But that’s not how sleep works.
This article suggests some actionable advice on getting sleep right.
Here’s an intro -
“..Despite all of the modern obstacles to sleep, improvement in your quality and quantity of sleep is possible — and you don’t have to lock your phone in another room to achieve it…”
Read it here -
How Wordle brought us back together
Who would have thought a word game would bring the world together.
But it did.
Loved this quote from the co-creator of “Words with friends”
“Our job was making toilet games. There’s the time limit, and if you can play it before you’re done, it’s a good game. Wordle has that characteristic.”
Read the whole thing -
Of Course We’re Living in a Simulation
This is a fun one to end the year with 😅
If you’re into sciency and geeky stuff then you will enjoy this article.
It’s about the simulation hypothesis - that we’re actually living in a simulation.
Check it out -
Hope you enjoy these articles through the month.
Do share if we’ve missed some of your favorites in this list. Just hit reply or drop a comment.
Next week we will be back with the top 5 books of the year
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