Simply Good Life

By Adam Egger

This easily-digestible weekly blog will help you to grow personally and professionally. Like a plant that flourishes from short but frequent watering, you will discover new ways of thinking and working that will leave you feeling more focused, productive, and happy. I'm Adam Egger - innovati... Read more

This easily-digestible weekly blog will help you to grow personally and professionally. Like a plant that flourishes from short but frequent watering, you will discover new ways of thinking and working that will leave you feeling more focused, productive, and happy.

I'm Adam Egger - innovation and creativity coach - teaching people all over the world how to become more innovative, more creative, and more successful.

The Simply Good Life newsletter is about personal success and happiness. I additionally write a newsletter about success at work with simple ways to become the most creative and innovative person around:
https://101innovationhacks.substack.com/welcome
Enjoy!
Adam

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Simply Good Life - Great Quotes | Remote Working | Piano

John H, one of the readers of this newsletter, sent me a list of his favorite quotes. They are great. Thank you, John!"You have to make your own happiness, wherever you are. Your job isn’t going to make you happy, your spouse isn’t going to make you happy, th…

 
#287・

Simply Good Life - What Animals Can Teach Us | 35 Life Lessons | True Freedom

I've just discovered PINTR, a tool that creates line drawings from images. Look at my tiny dog Ruby sketched with only straight lines by PINTR. Cool tool!

 
#286・

Simply Good Life - Best Free Learning Resources | 40 Life Lessons

I am a learning junkie, I learn new things all the time. That's why I love the website "The Free Learning List" with a list of the internet's best educational resources. It covers not the best courses and podcasts, but also the best language, and music learni…

 
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Simply Good Life - Should I Meditate? Secret to Happiness | Don't Seek Love

“The gift of learning to meditate is the greatest gift you can give yourself in this lifetime.” – Sogyal RinpocheThe article below can be beneficial to those of you who want to start meditating. I've been meditating almost every single day for the last 8 year…

 
#284・

Simply Good Life - Why I Meditate | Jumping Cockroaches |Habits are Addictions

The most important of these skills [..] is the ability to master your emotions. An emotional response to a situation is the single greatest barrier to power, a mistake that will cost you a lot more than any temporary satisfaction you might gain by expressing …

 
#283・

Simply Good Life - 103 Bits of Advice | Game | Temperature | Happiness

Kevin Kelly - one of the most inspiring futurists I know - turned 70 last week. He created another one of his famous lists "Bits of Advice I Wish I Had Known". Here are my favorites:• You see only 2% of another person, and they see only 2% of you. Attune your…

 
#282・

Simply Good Life - Resilience | 59 Seconds | Quotes

Do you want to learn how to be more resilient after a traumatic event? This video shows 3 strategies to rely on to build resilience.

 
#281・

Simply Good Life - Oil | Bittersweet | Calm

Think of yourself in a concert hall listening to the strains of the sweetest music when you suddenly remember that you forgot to lock your car. You are anxious about the car, you cannot walk out of the hall and you cannot enjoy the music. There you have a per…

 
#280・

Simply Good Life - Solve Your Life | Black Ballerina | Love Yourself

Life is the process of experiencing all the good and bad moments. Life cannot be fixed, it can just be experienced. Great quote from a great book ("Already Free" by Bruce Tift)

 
#279・

Simply Good Life - Test if your Mission on Earth is Finished | Understand Yourself | View of Money

The most important thing about money is the way how we think about money - our financial beliefs. If we think owning money is a bad thing, we'll never feel good about owning more money. Also, understanding that people never feel rich helps to not focus on cha…

 
#278・

Simply Good Life - Highest Compliment | Absurd Nonsense | Never Be Boring

I read everything Adam Grant produces. He always makes me think. In this short Tweet, he explains how to compliment someone who disagrees with you. Love it!

 
#277・

Simply Good Life - See Sounds | Tiny Games | Don't Try to Find Your Passion

It's somehow fascinating to see how complex simple sounds are. Especially look at the sound of a chirping bird:

 
#276・

Simply Good Life - Inner Voice | Background Sounds | Powerful Question | Fantastic Visualisation

In a training earlier today, I've recommended the book "The Untethered Soul" by Michael A. Singer. The surprising idea of this book is: “There is nothing more important to true growth than realizing that you are not the voice of the mind—you are the one who h…

 
#275・

Simply Good Life - Why We Laugh | Deep Sea | Better Life

Books by Ryan Holiday are on the list of my favorite books - especially the book "Obstacle is the Way".This week I've found a good article by Ryan Holiday: "Life is up to you: 8 Choices That Will Make Your Life Better” Here's my favorite quote in there:"Stop …

 
#274・

Simply Good Life - Fun Games | Absurd Distraction | New Habits

It seems every person around me plays Wordle (as I do as well). I've recently also added WorLdle to the list of my daily fun games.In Worldle you don't guess a word but a county or region. What fun! The example below was the hardest one so far, I wasn't even …

 
#273・

Simply Good Life - You're Gonna Die | What is Wealth | Nature's Greatest Artist

The investor Naval Ravikant is one of the fascinating minds I follow. Here's a short video snippet showing Naval's two famous quotes:“To me, the ultimate purpose of money (is) so you do not have to be in a specific place at a specific time doing anything you …

 
#272・

Simply Good Life - My Personal Privacy and Security Recommendations

The situation in the world made me think about how I can add value to people with my newsletter. So I decided to write a newsletter about privacy and security. You might think these topics aren't relevant to you, but they are. People all over the world and es…

 
#271・

Simply Good Life - 30 Quotes | Progress | Yoga Nidra

Here are some notes I took while listening to a Tony Robbins interview: "Progress = Happiness: COVID has conditioned people to never take risks. Without risk, there is no opportunity to grow. Without growth, there is no progress. Without progress, there is no…

 
#270・

Simply Good Life - Moving Film | Would It Help | Be Like a Dog

Here's another list. You all seem to enjoy these long lists. This one was created by Jason Kottke, an American blogger, and graphic designer and it describes his learnings from 2021. My favorites are #38 (the pooping dogs) and #49 (the flying birds). What are…

#269・

Simply Good Life - Cold Showers | Hurt People | RELAX

The short video above nicely demonstrates why taking cold showers can change your life. One of the benefits is: People who have regular cold showers take 29% fewer days off work. But studies have also shown that cold water can boost our immune system, improve…