Gen The 10 Woman using computer (1)I got out of town due to Hurricane Matthew, and my thought and prayers are with everyone in Charleston and the southeast coast affected by the hurricane. Stay safe!

Book I read this week: Ego Is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday. We are often are own biggest obstacles. Holiday shows how we are often more concerned with promoting ourselves than getting meaningful work accomplished. This is another great book by the author.

Book I’m reading next week: Trump: The Art of the Deal by Donald J. Trump. I read this book – seriously – when I was a kid. Given currents events (and the fact there is now an audiobook version), I thought I would revisit it.

Sports Medicine
This is great news for a tough injury: Hamstring Injuries in Major and Minor League Baseball by James Zachazewski, Holly J. Silvers, Bernard Li, Lynn Snyder-Mackler, Stephanie Insler, Christopher S. Ahmad, and Bert R. Mandelbaum in Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine

I’ve had adult and child patients with serious injuries from trampoline parks: Trampoline park injuries “emerging public health concern,” doctors warn by Christopher S Mulligan, Susan Adams, and Julie Brown in Medical News Today

This is a different form of intermittent fasting than I’ve heard of. Would you try it? Intermittent Fasting by Laurel Leicht in WebMD

I’d love to know more about the possible medical uses: Is Hypnosis All in Your Head? Brain Scans Suggest Otherwise by Erica Goode in The New York Times

Social Media and Communication
I love reading hardback books, but I am running out of room for them: Why Hardcover Is the New Vinyl by Yahdon Israel in Literary Hubstack-of-old-books

I don’t even try to be funny in my articles. If you do, Scott’s tips will definitely help. Humor Writing Tutorial by Scott Adams in

Productivity and Self Improvement
Do you struggle by the middle of the week? Scientists Have Discovered Why You Feel Sh*tty on Wednesday Nights by Zach Watson in Greatist

Great interview, especially her lightning bolt moment: “I Realized that My Calendar Was Full of Commitments to Other People, But Few Commitments to Myself.” by Gretchen Rubin in

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