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My favorite articles on productivity, writing, life, etc.

Here are my favorite articles on writing, life, productivity, motivation, philosophy, and other topics. Some of these I keep referring back to whenever I want to remind myself of the lessons.

Writing

The Day You Became a Better Writer

Stephen King’s 20 Tips for Becoming a Frighteningly Good Writer

Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Tips on How to Write a Great Story

Life and Philosophy

On the Shortness of Life: An Introduction to Seneca

The Cook and the Chef: Musk’s Secret Sauce

Life in the Universe

Productivity

Fauxductivity

Hard work vs. Long work

21 Tips to Become the Most Productive Person You Know

Motivation

Announcing your plans makes you less motivated to accomplish them

Why Procrastinators Procrastinate

Three Critical Elements Sustain Motivation

Decision Making

How the Sunk Cost Fallacy Makes You Act Stupid

Warren Buffett on Goals: If It’s Not the Most Important Thing, Avoid it at All Costs

Do You Suffer from Decision Fatigue?

Also check out my Stoic reading list, Who Moved My Cheese Summary, and The 5 Elements of Thinking Summary.