November 7, 2022

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This is Kei and Kazuki, founders of Glasp πŸ‘‹

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

Comparison anxiety: how to stop comparing yourself to others
by Dr. Hannah Rose (7min)
Social comparison begins in childhood. In adulthood, social comparison is perfectly normal as well. However, systematically comparing ourselves to others can make us feel less capable. To avoid comparison anxiety, it’s helpful to be aware of how assessing our success based on a subjective view of how we compare to others may lead to unnecessary stress and poor mental health.
πŸ”— Glasp Community Highlights

Stop Forgetting What You Learn Using Learning Science
by James Mallett (11min)
Learning how to learn is a fundamental skill we should be taught from a young age. With a basic understanding of the principles, incorporating some of these strategies into your learning practices can have results that are quite remarkable. The framework can easily be adapted and implemented to fit your desired outcome, and can even be applied outside of the classroom and exam hall.
πŸ”— Glasp Community Highlights

The Top 3 Most Effective Ways to Take Notes While Reading
by FS Blog (4min)
People want to get better focus, retain, and use what they’re reading. Taking notes while reading can supercharge all of these things if you do it right. However, when we’re taught how to read read, we’re not allowed to write in books. So we never really learn a system for taking notes that we can use as adults.
πŸ”— Glasp Community Highlights

πŸ“£ Community

  • 🟩 Kindle highlights image downloads:
    We update the feature of generating images of Kindle highlights. In the newest version, you can see the cover photo of the book on the image and customize it. Please look at this to see how it works πŸ‘€
  • 🟦 Embed link available:
    You can now embed Glasp's highlights on your website with a link. Please check here to see how it works πŸ‘€
  • πŸŸ₯ Community Meetup:
    We will have the monthly community meetup on November 11th (Fri). Looking forward to seeing you all! And please register for this event to get the Zoom link.
  • 🟧 Read5for5:
    We are going to have the Read5for5 challenge in the week of November 14th. Let's read good articles and connect with like-minded people 🀝 We will share the detail this weekend!

❀️  Gratitude

We found some people who mentioned Glasp in their articles and blogs, and we really appreciate all the kindness!

  • Thank you, Nicky and Marvin, for meeting us in person in Los Angeles! We're so excited and pleased to meet you! Thank you for giving us a lot of advice :) Please check out Linktree here πŸ‘€
  • Thank you, Philippe Beaudoin, for taking the time to talk to us and for sharing Glasp on Twitter! He is developing Waverly which lets you find great content on mobile, so please check out it πŸ‘€
    Thank you all for sharing and mentioning us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and/or in your blogs πŸ™‚ We really appreciate all of your support! Please feel free to ask us anything at any time! Also, feel free to join our Slack community ;)

Hope you enjoyed reading this newsletter!
See you next week ;)

Kei and Kazuki

Quote of The Day: β€œSuccess is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts." β€” Winston S. Churchill

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