Simply Good Life — Do Masks Work? | Instantly Charm People | Love vs Desire
Hi friends, here is your weekly dose of “Simply Good Life”, a newsletter that tries to make your day a little bit better and help you to grow personally and professionally. Enjoy!
Mask vs No Mask Lab Results — Do they work?
Should you be wearing a mask? They tested how well they work in this short video. Really interesting results.
How to Instantly Charm People
“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”
— Marcel Proust
Here’re 3 simple ways how to be a better conversation partner, and build rapport when meeting new people. Learn here how to charm anyone in an instant.
Favorite Tweet this Week
Love and Desire
After discovering the charismatic therapist, author, and speaker Esther Perel I had to listen to all of her podcast episodes. Here’s the most interesting thing I learned from her:
Love enjoys knowing everything about you; desire needs mystery. Love likes to shrink the distance that exists between me and you, while desire is energized by it. If intimacy grows through repetition and familiarity, eroticism is numbed by repetition. It thrives on the mysterious, the novel, and the unexpected. Love is about having; desire is about wanting. Mating in Captivity by Esther Perel
It’s good to know a good relationship is not just about more familiarity or about more mystery but rather about a balance between them.
Quote I Love
I’ve read a ton of things about negotiating but haven’t ever heard this recommendation before. I wouldn’t have ever considered asking them what to say. What do you think?
When you’re in a situation with someone more experienced than you (like a negotiation), here’s a good thing to say — “If you were to give someone like me advice on what to say now, what advice would you give?” The James Altucher Show — 6 of the Best 1 Minute Life Hacks
Have a fantastic day, all