13 Life Lessons From 13 Years of Brain Pickings

"On October 23, 2006,Brain Pickingswas born as a plain-text email to seven friends. It was then, and continues to be, a labor of love and ledger of curiosity, although the mind and heart from which it sprang have changed --have grown, I hope -- tremendously. At the end of the first decade, I toldits improbable origin storyand drew from its evolution the ten most important things this all-consuming daily endeavor taught me about writing and living -- largely notes to myself, perhaps best thought of as resolutions in reverse, that may or may not be useful to others." Brain Pickings is now thirteen, and reflecting on the last three years, its creator Maria Popova adds three more insights to the original ten gleaned from her journey. Read all thirteen here.

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