Simone Weil On Closeness

Simone Weil (February 03, 1909 – August 24, 1943) The joy of meeting and the sorrow of separation. We should welcome these gifts … with our whole soul, and experience to the full, and with the same gratitude, all the sweetness or bitterness as the case may be.

Charles Duhigg On Habits

Charles Duhigg (1974 -) At the core of every habit is a neurological loop with three parts: A cue, a routine and a reward. To understand how to create habits — such as exercise habits — you must learn to establish the right cues and rewards.