Welcome to my daily learning journal. My daily goal is to watch one Ted Talk and one cataract surgery. I also plan to read one journal article and read/listen to a book chapter, short story or significant work.
Here’s today’s list:
1. Ted Talk – Emily Esfahani Smith – There’s more to life than being happy. “Our culture is obsessed with happiness, but what if there’s a more fulfilling path? Happiness comes and goes, says writer Emily Esfahani Smith, but having meaning in life — serving something beyond yourself and developing the best within you — gives you something to hold onto. Learn more about the difference between being happy and having meaning as Smith offers four pillars of a meaningful life.”(ted.com)
I paused this Ted Talk to write down notes. I enjoyed Ms. Smith’s storytelling and her four pillars of meaning. Many life lessons within.
2. Cataract Surgery – Dr. Neto Rosatelli – Phaco Clip #17 – Phaco Chop for Beginners.
3. Journal – Arora N, Garrity JA, Chen JJ. A Diver With Double Vision. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):1001–1002. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.0660
4. Book Chapter – Walt Whitman – Leaves of Grass: Sparknotes, Wikipedia, and Gutenberg. Book 2.