Digital Magpie

I am constantly looking out for material that's curious and interesting, as well as creative, informative and entertaining. Here's some of the links that distracted me in October.

In his recent column, Step into the Sunlight, Richard Glover offers excellent advice on how to be your 'best self'. 

Wealth is a relative term, and from my favourite personal development blog, Marc and Angel offer a fresh perspective in their post 9 Ways to become Wealthy.

Do you ever find yourself needing clear head-space, but can't get away from your desk? Calm.com is a great little online tool that offers you mental break, and which you can dip into for as little as two minutes without moving away from your desk.

If you struggle with procrastination, you'll enjoy this guilt-free distraction the science of procrastination and how to manage it.

My ears prick up when I hear a version the truth, you are what you repeatedly do. In her post, Trick Question: Can One Coin Make a Person Rich, Gretchen Ruben writes any one instance of an action is almost meaningless, yet at the same time,  a sum of those actions is very meaningful and relates this to building wealth (and health).

If you say that money is the most important thing, you’ll spend your life completely wasting your time. If you find yourself giving money a disproportionate priority in your life you may be interested in Maria Popova's excellent introduction and Alan Watt's talk.

And finally, here's a bit of fun! Air New Zealand have developed a novel approach to engage its passengers in their safety briefing. This will particularly appeal to fans of The Hobbit and Peter Jackson.