Woody's World

C.S. Widmaier
Discover new ideas about philosophy, psychology and improving.
Created 11 Aug 2021
  • I quit learning German (after three years)
    11 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 2 3
    This is a free version of Woody’s World. As always, thank you for reading. Woody's World is a reader-supported publication. To receive new posts and support my work, consider becoming a free or paid s...
  • Learn More Stuff
    04 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    When I am in Germany, I often challenge strangers to ping pong. However, if I couldn't play ping pong, I couldn't challenge them. Thus, my life is better because I learned ping pong. This post will de...
  • I taught 1600 Chinese Kids English— Here is What I learned
    28 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 2
    I've never been to China, but for two years, I taught Chinese kids English online. The job gave me a look into a distant country, funded a world tour, and changed my career trajectory. Here is what I ...
  • How to Have Better Relationships
    21 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 1 1
    Foreword I started pursuing romantic relationships at a young age, and my relationships used to end consistently poorly. Now I have much healthier relationships. This post will describe that transitio...
  • These Three Things Make it Hard to Tell the Truth + how you can overcome them
    14 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 2
    Previously, we talked about the value of speaking the truth: C.S. Widmaier's Blog Tell the Truth I was four years old the first time I told a lie. That morning, My dad sliced me up an apple and instru...
  • Fear Will Show us the Way (vol. XXXII)
    07 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 2 1
    Foreword This essay is for anyone who would like to transform fear into an asset. We will explore the idea of fear as a guidepost rather than an obstacle. Additionally, I will provide two actionable t...
  • Read the Best 100 Books, 100 Times
    30 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 2 1
    On January first, I woke up in Croatia with the resolution to read thirty books this year. Come February, I was practically done, so I decided to slow down to digest what I was reading. This post will...
  • On Supply and Demand
    23 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    If you are new here from Akira’s tweet— Welcome to Woody’s World! It was great that he was able to read and share the post about his musical masterpiece. Subscribe now If you haven’t already, you can ...
  • How to Read Minds, part three
    16 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    This is part three of a multipart thread on body language. You can find part two here: Woody's World How to Read Minds, Part Two This is part two of a thread on reading body language. You can find par...
  • Tell the Truth
    09 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 2 1
    I was four years old the first time I told a lie. That morning, My dad sliced me up an apple and instructed me to stay at the table until I finished, excluding the skins. But I didn't want to eat the ...
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