People ask us what we look for at Better Humans. It’s really pretty simple.

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  1. It’s coming from a reader—often a coach—who wants to be aware of canonical works to read and bookmark for targeted needs at a later time, or
  2. It’s a question from a writer who wants to be published in Better Humans.


N of 1 Quantified Studies


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  • Achievers are goal-oriented and enjoy meeting milestones they set for themselves
  • Explorers want to learn as much as they can about the game they’re playing—mapping it, experimenting with it
  • Socializers most enjoy their interactions and conversations with others; relationship building
  • Killers like to demonstrate and exercise their power over others


“Somehow, though, I realized that I can run that marathon, swim across the sea, or climb in the mountains. I don’t have to lose weight to be that person. I’d been that person all along and just didn’t realize it.”

Sean McBride in front of the sign for Everest base camp.
Sean McBride in front of the sign for Everest base camp.
Image courtesy of Sean McBride.


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Do you really understand the “peer-reviewed research” you’re linking to?


Mindfulness


Terrie Schweitzer

Editor, Better Humans. Coach.me. Bubbler. Hawk watcher, birder. Permaculture fan. RPCV (Ghana 2011–2013). http://terrie.me

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