Newsletters on Life
Definitely a wide topic, but full of life’s little gems. These newsletters tell stories, share extraordinary experiences, and encourage you to reflect on your life. Read about living life online, get some true life learnings, and find little connections that will change your perspective.
Get the weekly email full of actionable ideas and insights you can use at work and home. Brain Food newsletter is an extension of a bigger project called Farnam Street. The main idea behind the company is to help you “master the best of what other people have already figured out.” Every Sunday, the team shares thought-provoking, high-signal content to help you make better decisions, and live a better life. The range of topics is wide, but you can expect material on mental models, decision making, and in general - the art of living. The issue usually starts with excerpts and links to a recent FS blog post or a podcast episode, continues with an Insight and a Tiny Thought packed with multidisciplinary wisdom, and a section to Explore Your Curiosity which hosts curated links with the “best of human thought”. Subscribe and start feeding your brain.
This Week's Worth
A weekly extraction of fascinating things humans put on the Internet. For curious people in a hurry. This Week’s Worth provides insights, summaries, and links to the creme de la creme of the world wide web. Personal development looks like the main theme running throughout the newsletter, but you can expect loads of different stuff. The topics range from best beliefs sourced from HN to articles on historic events and from book notes and insights to “how-to” blog posts. Subscribe for content and stay for tweets and GIFs of the week!
Musings from a standup comedian and startup veteran The Rubesletter is a weekly newsletter where NYC comedian, writer, and filmmaker Matt Ruby shares his takes on different events happening around the crazy world we live in. Navigating through life in 2022 after everything we’ve been through feels like walking on a tightrope…without a balancing stick. In this newsletter, the author aims to share his perspective on things like tech, politics, society, and life and offer no BS advice to people who wish to see things from a different angle. You’ll find fun reads for everything ranging from learning how technology works, creative stand-up advice, and rants about the woke left Subscribe to the Rubesletter to get a different perspective on life, an interesting take on recent events, and relevant advice straight to your inbox every week.
Weekly wisdom you can read in 5 minutes or less. The best one-sentence review that describes a difficult-to-describe “3-2-1” newsletter would be - “The most wisdom per word of any newsletter on the web.” Read by over a million subscribers weekly the 3-2-1 newsletter is incredibly simple. It includes 3 short ideas from the author, 2 quotes from others, and 1 question for you to ponder. James Clear has a superpower to condense big ideas and concepts and write about them in an easy-to-understand way. He always aims for actionable, so all the ideas could be put into practice in your daily life. If you’ve not already - subscribe and start exploring “How can we live better?”
From the Curious Mind of Jocelyn K. Glei
Ideas for finding more creativity and meaning in our daily lives. From the curious mind of Jocelyn K. Glei is full of great reads and actionable advice. The author shares inspiring treasures she finds in the wilderness of the web. Whether it’s on burnout, on friendship and communities, or prescribed perfectionism, Jocelyn K. Glei will always find some signal in this crazy world. The newsletter consists of an intro on what’s new and interesting and a section named “Link about it” filled with impactful content pieces to read or listen to. The recommendations are complemented with the author’s commentary, and always illustrated with beautiful artwork. Subscribe if you’re looking for some calm.
Get the 5 Things I've Been Loving, Using, and Reading: Books, Gadgets, Hacks, and More. 5-Bullet Friday, a newsletter famous for crashing websites, is a result of Tim Ferri’s constant exploration of the world (if you haven’t heard about him, you will need to read more about his personality, to get a better idea). Considered as a “treasure trove”, the newsletter describes five coolest things the author’s been enjoying. From exclusive giveaways and the latest obsessions to new hacks and tricks from the experts - you’ll always be caught by surprise with something new and exciting. So, if you’re into all kinds of weird stuff from all over the world and want some VIP treatment in a form of exclusive deals and events - subscribe and join 1.5mln+ of adventurous readers.
Peter Attia’s Newsletter
Non-lame, weekly emails on the latest strategies and tactics for increasing your lifespan, healthspan, and well-being. Dr. Peter Attia is a physician focusing on the applied science of longevity. The research-driven newsletter focuses on how to live longer, be healthier, and optimize your performance. Peter Attia’s career in medicine, as a scientist, experience as an ultra-endurance athlete lends him a unique perspective. He explores strategies and tactics to increase lifespan, healthspan, and well-being, and optimize cognitive, physical, and emotional health. The newsletter takes a form of a ‘summary’. You’ll find an intro to a recent article, an overview of a podcast episode as well as links to related content. The topics range from the feeling of guilt, and the ketogenic diet to hyperbolic discounting and the limitations of scientific work. Whether you’re just curious or wish to take charge of your well-being - subscribe and get actionable insights on how to lead a healthier life.
Help-self Bookbear express is full of personal stories and self-expression or as the author puts herself - “this is a place where my brain can hang out with yours!“. Whether Ava is describing the beauty of effort, discussing the importance of judging oneself by your own standards, or giving advice on how to avoid half-heartedness - her writing will hit you every time. It’s simple, yet deep, honest, and blunt - and it will definitely make you think. So, if you love reading and you’re into psychology and relationships - subscribe and enjoy a session of help-self.
theSkimm is a mission-driven digital media company giving millennial women the information they need to live their smartest lives. No matter your interest, theSkimm has something for you. Their extensive list of topics covers everything from climate emergency to finance and mental health advice. Their newsletter, Daily Skimm, is bringing all these topics directly to you! With helpful tips such as how to stay positive on social media in the face of doom and gloom, as well as how to stay healthy at a time as crucial as this, there’s no better time to subscribe to Daily Skimm! If you want to stay even more in the loop, be sure to download theSkimm App, available now on the Apple App Store!
The Profile features the best long-form stories on people and companies in business, entertainment, tech, sports, and more. Stemming from the belief that there are a lot of lessons to be learned from people's everyday lives and journeys, The Profile aims to tell stories about some of the world's most exceptional people in different industries. From a profile of a carpet cleaner who speaks 24 languages and one on Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson to surveying 100 couples to find out their secrets of a successful relationship, Polina Pompliano always finds fascinating people to ‘profile’. Moreover, the author thoroughly believes in protecting its subscriber's "inbox time." So, you can rest assured to learn only the most valuable lessons from every story you read when you subscribe.
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