What Should You Do With Your Life? [Link List]

80,000 Hours-Perhaps the gold standard for high-impact career advice right now. "Make the right career choices, and you can help solve the world’s most pressing problems, as well as have a more rewarding, interesting life." Y Combinator's Requests for Startups- "Many of the best ideas we’ve funded were ones that surprised us, not ones we… Continue reading What Should You Do With Your Life? [Link List]

Effective Self-Care Link List

BLUF: A periodically-updated consortium of links relating to improving one's well-being and personal life. James Clear- I'm partially allergic to the term "self-improvement", which often just consists of the same not-even-wrong platitudes regurgitated repeatedly, but James actually has a bunch of decent, concise articles that I appreciate every so often. How to Survive Being Attacked… Continue reading Effective Self-Care Link List

[Link] It’s Supposed To Feel Like This: 8 emotional challenges of altruism – Holly Morgan

You should try to do more good in the world because it’s the right thing to do.Unfortunately, this isn’t always sufficient motivation for people to act accordingly, so altruists[1] often tell non-altruists about the personal benefits of altruismβ€Šβ€”β€Šthe evidence that giving makes you happier, the friendly and supportive communities of altruists you can join, the sense… Continue reading [Link] It’s Supposed To Feel Like This: 8 emotional challenges of altruism – Holly Morgan

Remember Neuroplasticity and Do Not Enjoy That Which Is Not Productive

And remember that you can learn to enjoy many productive actions. Our attachments to activities grow as we do them. We browse Instagram once, we do it a second time, and if we aren't careful, we find ourselves burning over an hour a week on an activity that offers almost no long-term benefit to ourselves… Continue reading Remember Neuroplasticity and Do Not Enjoy That Which Is Not Productive

Rationality+Science+Economics Link List

Center for Applied Rationality - reading list recommended by CFAR. Overcoming BiasΒ -A blog primarily written by famous economist Robin Hanson.Β  This guy invented prediction markets, and he has a lot of interesting things to say. Alexander Kruel's Link ListΒ -Alex posts about 10 links a day on a wide variety of scientific topics.Β  I don't know… Continue reading Rationality+Science+Economics Link List

EA Link List

EA HandbookΒ Β -A solid, moderate-depth introduction to the ideas surrounding effective altruism. Global Priorities Institute Research AgendaΒ -A detailed, formal account of progress that has been made in the field of cause prioritization. nickbostrom.com- Nick is a brilliant Oxford Philosopher with dozens of fascinating essays on important topics.Β  To my knowledge, he basically started the new field… Continue reading EA Link List