March 6, 2023: Learning, Fast and Slow: Do Intensive Learning Projects Work Better Than Slow Ones?

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We hand-picked 3 good articles for you to highlight this week. Hope they'll help you get new ideas and perspectives. (You can read this online!)

πŸ“š 3 Good Articles for You

3 Procrastination Tips (That Nobody Wants to Hear)
by Nick Wignall (6 min)
Procrastination is often a values problem, not a productivity problem. You don’t really want the things you say you want. Stop using self-criticism as motivation and replace it with self-compassion. People don’t realize that they actually have far less energy and enthusiasm for their work immediately after a tirade of self-judgment and condemnation.
πŸ”— Glasp Community Highlights

Learning, Fast and Slow: Do Intensive Learning Projects Work Better Than Slow Ones?
by Scott H. Young (4 min)
Intensive language education programs may be more beneficial for learning than slower ones, according to a study. However, spacing out individual items of vocabulary and grammar is still important. The optimal studying technique for complex skills changes over time, starting with massed/blocked/review, and shifting to spaced/interleaved/retrieved presentation. Intensive classes may be more motivating but should be followed by more leisurely maintenance. The effectiveness of massed presentations tends to fade over time, so a periodic review is important.
πŸ”— Glasp Community Highlights

The Wisdom of Non-Effort
by Leo Babauta (3 min)
Non-effort is about relaxing and trusting the flow of life. It's like meditation, paying attention to the present moment and noticing when your mind wanders. It's about making effortless decisions by choosing from the heart and trusting yourself. Non-effort allows for a different kind of wisdom and a different kind of relationship with life. To cultivate non-effort, notice when you're efforting, pause, breathe, and relax your body. Trust that something will emerge from the place of non-effort.
πŸ”— Glasp Community Highlights

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    We'll have a monthly community meetup at 10 am on Mar 10th (PST). We're looking forward to seeing you all! Please feel free to jump in and out. You can register for the event from here 🀝
    ❗️We're going to have the meetup one hour earlier than usual❗️
  • πŸŸ₯ Hit 300K articles highlighted:
    The number of highlighted articles in Glasp reached 300K last week. We're so glad to announce this news and see you all learning with Glasp! We'll keep improving the product, so please let us know if you have any questions or suggestions 🀝

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Kei and Kazuki

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