Friday Links 07-06-29

From the Web

A Guide to Escaping Materialism and Finding Happiness – Leo writes so many great articles at ZenHabits, I could plug one each week. This one I liked not so much because of his suggestions but because of the topic. It can be hard to separate what creates happiness with what you feel ought to.

10 Tips to Start a New Habit – Guest post I did over at Alex Shalman’s blog.

From the Archives

What Do You Need to Stop? – Everything you add to your to-do list means another item is added to your to-stop list. Figure out what you can eliminate to save time.

From the Shelf

The Bhagavad Gita – I read this book hoping to gain some insights into Eastern culture and Hinduism, but the book offers interesting ideas for living as well.

  • Arjun Muralidharan

    Hey Scott, which version (translation) of the Bhagavad Gita did you read? I’m Hindu myself, and read ti a long time ago (I was like, 14 I think). I think I should go and dig it up again.

  • Scott Young


    My copy was from Signet Classic, translated by Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood.