[BAWD #82] How to Type !Slower
Hello, dear friend 👋🏾,
Sorry, I’m sending this letter late. I trust you had a blissful week? Btw, here’s a friendly reminder that you should find your balance. The Goldilocks Rule states that humans experience peak motivation when working on tasks right on the edge of their current abilities. Not too hard, not too easy, and just right.
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Quote of the Week 💙
“Some quit due to slow progress. Never grasping the fact that slow progress is progress” –Jeff Olson
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