You

Niklas Göke
A daily email to support the most important person in your life - with inspiration, wit, and emotional backup.
Created 10 Jan 2021
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  • I'm Quitting This Newsletter and Refunding Your Money
    02 Mar 2021 • 4 min read • 51 2
    Heyo, it’s Nik! I have made the difficult but - as I believe - important decision to stop this newsletter and refund your money (if you’re a paying subscriber). The tl;dr explanation is that this news...
  • I'm Taking the Week Off
    22 Feb 2021 • < 1 min read • 11 0
    There are many reasons to take a week off: To recharge, to think, to dabble. To get inspired, to enjoy life, and to process a phase of much activity. This week, for me, will be about all of them. I’ll...
  • Understand Temporal Discounting to Make Better Career Decisions
    19 Feb 2021 • 5 min read • 12 0
    Nik’s Note: This edition of You is free for everyone. To receive all editions, biweekly audios, and more, join here. Would you rather have an apple today or two apples tomorrow? If I give you this cho...
  • Are You Free to Abstain?
    18 Feb 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    Photo by lost design on Unsplash French scientist Pierre Fouquet was an early researcher of alcoholism. He broke the illness into three categories, two of which describe the circumstances of people we...
  • 30 Lessons Learned in 30 Years of Life
    17 Feb 2021 • 15 min read • 35 4
    Nik’s Note: This (special) edition of You is free for everyone. To receive all editions, biweekly audios, and more, join here. Yesterday, I turned 30. When I was 18, I thought by 30, I’d have it made....
  • You Don’t Need New Friends
    16 Feb 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    Photo by Clarisse Meyer on Unsplash One friend for life is worth a thousand acquaintances. Chances are, you’re worrying too much about the latter and too little about the former. The older we get, the...
  • You Can Choose to Not Be Rushed
    15 Feb 2021 • 2 min read • 21 0
    Nik’s Note: This edition of You is free for everyone. To receive all editions, biweekly audios, and more, join here. Photo by Jeffery Erhunse on Unsplash Adrenaline used to be for escaping tigers. Tod...
  • AudiYou: Learn to Meditate Properly in 2 Minutes
    13 Feb 2021 • < 1 min read • 6 0
    Photo by Simon Rae on Unsplash “Meditation is literally the art of doing nothing,” Naval Ravikant says. You don’t need an app to meditate. You don’t need peaceful sounds or guided instructions. And yo...
  • How to Know When to Quit
    12 Feb 2021 • 4 min read • 9 0
    Nik’s Note: This edition of You is free for everyone. To receive all editions, biweekly audios, and more, join here. Photo by Jack Monach on Unsplash In 2006, Nike ran a series of ads called “Joga Bon...
  • Don't Forget to Inhale
    11 Feb 2021 • < 1 min read • 5 2
    Photo by alexandra lammerink on Unsplash Living is exhaling. You wake up, jump out, and make your bed. You brush teeth, get dressed, and race to the breakfast table. Phew! You work. You type. You work...
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