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An encounter with an enormous steam engine on a rural road in England reveals how discovering the passion of others can help spur your own no matter what your interests.
If you have a stopover in Frankfurt, Germany, use your time well with this DIY photographer’s walking tour of the highlights of the city.
Boredom may not be as boring as you think Of the three things you most avoid that may be what you most need — suffering, failure and boredom — the latter seems like the most innocuous. Suffering and failure might feel more like an open wound or severed limb. In comparison, boredom’s more like a hangnail: not pleasant, but more of an annoyance you’d prefer…
Failure isn’t what you think it is. By reframing and finding better terms for what you define as failure, you can actually find a powerful back door into success.
No one likes suffering. But the benefits we can gain from it might, at the very least, make you question why you so avoid it.
There are three things you most avoid that may be what you most need. Understanding why these three things that may seem bad for us are actually good can improve your work, your travels and your life.