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P21 :: ‘The Eloquent Peasant’, Ancient Egyptian story

Wikipedia article

Ancient History Encyclopedia

P23 & 119 :: Should you ‘trust your gut’?

Report in ‘The Independent’

‘Psychology Today’ article

P47 :: “Money is the root of all evil”

The original source for this is the Bible. 1 Timothy 6:10 begins (emphasis is mine):

“FOR THE LOVE OF money is the root of all evil …”

Wikipedia article

P49 :: Using the compound effect

Tony Robbins article

Tony Robbins video

P83 :: How long does it take to start a new habit?

There is a lot of debate about exactly how long it takes to form a new habit, and – unsurprisingly – results vary depending on the difficulty of the habit. (It’s easier to drink a glass of water first thing in the morning than do 50 push-ups!). Two good summaries are:

Brain Pickings article

James Clear article

P85 :: How much time do we spend in front of a screen?

These numbers are changing all the time, but the general trend is that they are rising fast. Two recent reports are:

Article in ‘The Independent’

BBC Report

P86 :: ‘Pull to refresh’ and fruit machines

Harvard University article

‘Wired’ magazine guide to internet addiction

P89 :: Benefits of cold showers

‘Art of Manliness’ article (don’t let the title deter you – it’s well-written, and thoroughly researched)

Article at Red Bull (ditto – Red Bull athletes are among the world’s elite)

P89 :: Does technology keep us awake?

‘Fast Company’ article

‘Scientific American’ discussion

P95 :: The power of positive self-talk

Scholarly study from Oxford Research Encyclopedias

More accessible article from NPR

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