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Relatively recent (2019) :) 

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#769 Life satisfaction significantly increased

#769 Life satisfaction significantly increased

“Life satisfaction significantly increased, and depressive symptoms significantly decreased. Moreover, frequency of physical activity such as jogging or cycling significantly increased, and number of daily smoked cigarettes decreased. Effects remained stable during follow-up (three months). Thus, less time spent on Facebook leads to more well-being and a healthier lifestyle.”.

• via "More Evidence of Facebook’s Negative Impact"
by Cal Newport

 

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From the archives (2017)

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117/365 Demand the best of yourself now

117/365 Demand the best of yourself now

Decide that you are an adult, and you are going to devote the rest of your life to making progress. Stick closely to what is best. If you are distracted by pleasure or pain, glory or disrepute, realize that the time is now. The game has started and waiting any further is not an option. Win or lose will be decided today. Use reason to meet every challenge.

From Epictetus' Enchiridion

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118/365 Desire the things you already have
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119/365 The art of accepting reality
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120/365 How to banish negative emotions
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121/365 Without focus, consciousness is in a state of chaos

121/365 Without focus, consciousness is in a state of chaos

To pursue mental operations to any depth, a person has to learn to concentrate attention. Without focus, consciousness is in a state of chaos. The normal condition of the mind is one of informational disorder: random thoughts chase one another instead of lining up in logical causal sequences. Unless one learns to concentrate, and is able to invest the effort, thoughts will scatter without reaching any conclusion.

From Finding Flow: The Psychology Of Engagement With Everyday Life by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

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122/365 Everything we have is by chance

122/365 Everything we have is by chance

Everything we have is by chance and the higher up in life you go, the greater the fall is that awaits you.

From the book On The Shortness Of Life: De Brevitate Vitae by Seneca

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