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The Edit: Learnings From the Universe
The Edit

The Edit: Learnings From the Universe

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.

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19th Jan 2024

What nature, Tolstoy and the cosmos can teach us in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • An economics lesson from Tolstoy. The Russian novelist believed that the dismal science was inescapably suffused with morality and politics – New Yorker
  • ‘The trees saved me’. In Romania, a walk in the woods blossomed into a mission to safeguard centuries-old beeches and the history that shaped them – The New York Times
  • Time-management tips from the universe. It could help to examine the cosmos – The Atlantic
  • An animal myself. When we imagine ourselves as another creature, we become more attuned to the world around us, and better at being human – Aeon
  • When you think you’re doing good work – but others don’t. Learning how you’re perceived can provide an opportunity for self-improvement and professional growth – Harvard Business Review
  • Are cities ready for climate change? Urban areas must rapidly become more resilient to rising temperatures – Financial Times
  • The dark side of emotional intelligence. New York Times bestselling author Adam Grant on the complexity of having a high EQ – The Beautiful Truth 

“Give some tree the gift of green again. Let one bird sing.”

Faiz Ahmed Faiz