- Question extreme opinions. Few things in life are black or white.
- Controversial topics have no easy answer. They are controversial for a reason.
- Don't lament losing a debate. You just learned something new.
- Many conspiracy theories are true. Mocking the term is not wise.
- You do not need to have an opinion on everything. It's okay to say "I don't know."
- All political sides have something worthwhile to teach.
- You can like or dislike a belief, but accept that won't make it any more or less true.
- Listen to people with extreme opinions. They help expand your horizons.
- Almost no beliefs exist in a vacuum. Most draw from many fields of knowledge.
- The fact many people believe something doesn't make it any more true.
- Different people have different religious beliefs for a reason. Consider why that may be.
- Full-fledged atheism demands as much faith as extreme religiousness.
- Meditate, if you can.
- Wake up early, even if you don't need to.
- Make sure sunlight can enter your room in the morning. It will help your circadian rythm.
- Don't snooze your alarm. You'll only teach yourself to ignore it.
- Avoid any oil that isn't coconut or olive oil. Butter is a good replacement.
- At least 50% of the planet has vitamin D insufficiency. Find out if you do.
- Get a plant. Care for it. Keep it in a spot you look at often.
- Intermittent fasting is healthier and more efficient than caloric restriction for weight loss.
- Being a vegetarian/vegan will tax your body unless you learn nutrition in detail.
- Get a pet. Care for it.
- Don't take painkillers unless you can't take the pain. You will find you don't really need them.
- If you feel unwell, eat a mint and tell yourself it's a panacea. Placebo effect might help.
- Avoid shaving against the grain.
- A true, close friend is priceless.
- Studies show most people enjoy sex that is around 10 minutes long on average. Keep it in mind.
- Ask yourself if you are happy with your life. Think carefully.
- Try new things even if you don't want to or think you'll suck. Manga, guitar, sudoku, painting.
- To better remember dreams, keep a dream journal. Write on it as soon as you wake up.
- Assuming you're of average intelligence, remember half of all humans are less intelligent than you.
- Avoid games which encourage lootboxes and microtransactions.
- Never preorder anything. Cultivate patience. It will pay off.
- Record media of rare moments, especially ones that will become rare soon (e.g. child growing up).
- Keep track of movies, shows, music you've watched/listened to in your lifetime.
- Radical and foolish ideas tend to get more exposure due being controversial, not because they have more support.
- All groups have their ideals twisted once they surpass a critical mass of users.
- Free time doesn't need to mean idle time. Laziness is optional.
- It's okay to drop books/series/movies midway. Don't force yourself to finish them.
- If you can't explain the gist of something to a child, you likely don't fully understand it. And that's okay.
- Perfume goes at the base of the throat and inner wrists. Spray twice. Don't rub. Don't apply to clothes.
- Try to learn memorization techniques: memory palace, spaced repetition.
- Donate blood. You help the world, and clean your body of forever chemicals.
- Biologically speaking, circumcision is not a good idea. The foreskin has a purpose.
- Overly technical or complicated language isn't a sign of intelligence.
- A good, simple idea is usually the result of distilling more complex ones.
-  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK532266/