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How to save money | Psyche

Money and economics

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How to save money

Aside from basic needs, your financial priorities are up to you. Resist short-termism by keeping in mind your values and goals

by Kim Stephenson & Pradnya Surana

How to be indistractable | Psyche

Decision-making and attention

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How to be indistractable

Stop blaming technology – distraction starts within. Manage your inner triggers to enjoy greater focus and a fuller life

by Nir Eyal

How to not fear your death | Psyche

Ageing and death

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How to not fear your death

You exist, but one day you won’t. An Epicurean perspective can help you feel less afraid, and even grateful for life’s finitude

by Sam Dresser

How to get promoted as a woman | Psyche

Work and vocation

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How to get promoted as a woman

Own your ambitions, know your potential, seek mentors, and other advice for navigating around glass ceilings and cliffs

by Jan Hills

How to find your mindfulness | Psyche

Mindfulness and meditation

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How to find your mindfulness

With so many approaches to mindfulness, it can be difficult to know where to start. Explore these methods to find what suits you

by Gill Johnson & Willem Kuyken

How to read more books | Psyche

Habits and routines

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How to read more books

Modern life can feel too frantic for books. Use these habit-building strategies to carve out time for the joy of reading

by Christian Jarrett

How to interpret historical analogies | Psyche

History

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How to interpret historical analogies

They’re good for kickstarting political debate but analogies with the past are often ahistorical and should be treated with care

by Moshik Temkin

How to raise a resilient child | Psyche

Parenting and families

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How to raise a resilient child

Put that helicopter back in the hangar and let your children find their own way. Their independence will likely surprise you

by Judith Locke

How to choose a bottle of wine | Psyche

Food and drink

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How to choose a bottle of wine

Bite into a strawberry, talk to a wine geek, pore over a map: forget wine snobbery and develop your own distinctive taste

by Natasha Hughes

How to cope with a panic attack | Psyche

Anxiety

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How to cope with a panic attack

A panic attack is a dramatic false alarm clanging in body and mind. Recognising this is the first step to dialling it down

by Christian Jarrett