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What are objects that have made your life better?

A notebook and a pen. Especially the Leuchtturm1917 dotted notebook for me (plain, simple, stylish, has huge amount of numbered pages - 256), but any notebook will do. My life changed dramatically when I started to write some kind of a journal/diary.

Also, Bullet Journal system. It is not an object, but a way for use your notebook more effective. This notebook management system has it's own site with instruction: bulletjournal.com.

So now I have an archive of my past life in form of a notebooks. It stores my photos, good and bad memories, poetry, anal... (read more)

What are objects that have made your life better?

" ...a smartphone. These get a bad rap for ruining people and their attention span but if you use them correctly and mindfully they are like the most amazing thing in the world."

Can you please suggest how to use a smartphone more mindfully? Thank you.

2Thomas Kwa1yI've found it useful to set it to grayscale mode (Accessibility -> Display -> Color Filters on iPhones, or in developer settings on Android). Certain apps capture your attention through bright colors, and grayscale mode negates that for me with a surprisingly small effect on usability. I don't have a shortcut to reenable color so as not to tempt myself. Also, the standard advice is to not use your phone in bed for sleep hygiene reasons, which probably works for almost everyone.
1Raven1yGet one that's a few years old so it can't run heavyweight stuff. I use mine almost exclusively for reading/communication and utility stuff (math/searching/navigation). Games and most apps that aren't super simple lag too much for easy usage.
5Matt Goldenberg1yI've found the recommendations from the Center for Humane Technolog [https://humanetech.com/resources/take-control/]y to be useful.
Plague in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

I didn't played this game, but played all the previous games of this studio, so I don't know truth but have an assumption. Which is: money equals possibilities. More money often means more travels, more shopping, more feasts with friends, more parties etc. So poor family with illness will have less of interactions with other people, because of their social status, which is connected to money and possibilities.