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Pain is not the unit of Effort

alkjash24 Nov 2020 20:00 UTC
517 points
89 comments5 min readLW link2 reviews
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Men­tal Health and the Align­ment Prob­lem: A Com­pila­tion of Re­sources (up­dated April 2023)

10 May 2023 19:04 UTC
246 points
53 comments21 min readLW link

On Tables and Happiness

Alexander25 Apr 2022 9:51 UTC
25 points
0 comments2 min readLW link

Notes on Fitness

David Gross21 Dec 2020 16:51 UTC
17 points
3 comments5 min readLW link

Counter-the­ses on Sleep

Natália21 Mar 2022 23:21 UTC
440 points
131 comments15 min readLW link1 review

Train­ing My Friend to Cook

lsusr29 Aug 2021 5:54 UTC
67 points
33 comments3 min readLW link

If you are too stressed, walk away from the front lines

Neil 12 Jun 2023 14:26 UTC
42 points
14 comments5 min readLW link

Ureshiku Naritai

Alicorn8 Apr 2010 20:08 UTC
218 points
157 comments6 min readLW link

Why I am no longer driven

dominicq16 Nov 2021 20:43 UTC
67 points
16 comments4 min readLW link

A Few Tips on How to Gen­er­ally Feel Bet­ter (and Avoid Headaches)

moridinamael30 Apr 2018 16:02 UTC
27 points
12 comments4 min readLW link

Be Happier

Klevador16 Apr 2012 1:51 UTC
165 points
267 comments35 min readLW link

Not for the Sake of Hap­piness (Alone)

Eliezer Yudkowsky22 Nov 2007 3:19 UTC
101 points
108 comments3 min readLW link

On the proper pi­lot­ing of flesh shoots

Mordecai Weynberg11 Oct 2022 18:52 UTC
−4 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

How Long Can Peo­ple Use­fully Work?

lynettebye3 Apr 2020 21:35 UTC
148 points
8 comments12 min readLW link1 review

Mis­cel­la­neous thoughts on han­dling a stress­ful life

VipulNaik5 Feb 2022 17:48 UTC
19 points
0 comments11 min readLW link

The case for “men­tal strength”

VipulNaik7 Feb 2022 15:43 UTC
39 points
9 comments9 min readLW link

Clar­ify­ing the palata­bil­ity the­ory of obesity

Matthew Barnett10 Feb 2022 19:16 UTC
87 points
19 comments10 min readLW link

Why Doesn’t Health­care Im­prove Health?

George3d616 Feb 2022 11:28 UTC
63 points
19 comments12 min readLW link
(www.epistem.ink)

Scien­tific Self-Help: The State of Our Knowledge

lukeprog20 Jan 2011 20:44 UTC
228 points
502 comments10 min readLW link

Some Tech­ni­cal Prob­lems With Mea­sur­ing Hap­piness (and some solu­tions)

Alexander de Vries23 Feb 2022 15:02 UTC
16 points
0 comments14 min readLW link

Work­ing your­self ragged is not a virtue

So8res21 Jun 2015 3:00 UTC
19 points
1 comment5 min readLW link
(mindingourway.com)

Rec­og­niz­ing and Deal­ing with Nega­tive Au­to­matic Thoughts

shminux3 Mar 2022 20:41 UTC
28 points
10 comments3 min readLW link

How to Lu­me­nate (UK Edi­tion)

chanamessinger13 Mar 2022 13:43 UTC
47 points
17 comments5 min readLW link

Why Take Care Of Your Health?

MondSemmel6 Apr 2022 23:11 UTC
34 points
21 comments6 min readLW link

My Ter­rible Ex­pe­rience with Terror

monkymind21 Apr 2022 17:58 UTC
6 points
7 comments5 min readLW link

3-bit filters

iivonen28 Apr 2022 11:55 UTC
8 points
0 comments2 min readLW link

Im­prov­ing pro­duc­tivity and wellbeing

Valdes4 May 2022 12:15 UTC
9 points
1 comment11 min readLW link

Loneliness

DirectedEvolution8 Sep 2020 8:14 UTC
17 points
0 comments12 min readLW link

Ex­pe­rience on Meloxicam

jefftk8 May 2022 0:30 UTC
9 points
5 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

[Question] Health & Lifestyle In­ter­ven­tions With Heavy-Tailed Out­comes?

MondSemmel6 Jun 2022 16:26 UTC
12 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

En­ti­tle­ment as a ma­jor am­plifier of unhappiness

VipulNaik8 Jun 2022 22:08 UTC
29 points
6 comments7 min readLW link

Ap­ply for Pro­duc­tivity Coach­ing and AI Align­ment Mentorship

Nick17 Jun 2022 21:36 UTC
12 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

[Question] What’s the goal in life?

Konstantin Weitz18 Jun 2022 6:09 UTC
4 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] How do I use caf­feine op­ti­mally?

randomstring22 Jun 2022 17:59 UTC
18 points
31 comments1 min readLW link

Ineffec­tive en­trepreneur­ship: post-mortem of Hippo, the hap­piness app that never quite was

Elizabeth27 May 2018 23:03 UTC
11 points
1 comment1 min readLW link
(effective-altruism.com)

Cul­ti­vat­ing Valiance

Shoshannah Tekofsky13 Aug 2022 18:47 UTC
35 points
4 comments4 min readLW link

Orexin and the quest for more wak­ing hours

ChristianKl24 Sep 2022 19:54 UTC
129 points
39 comments5 min readLW link

Rest Days vs Re­cov­ery Days

Unreal19 Mar 2019 22:37 UTC
193 points
35 comments6 min readLW link1 review

Bed­bugs are a Solved Prob­lem—DIY Bio-Weapon works.

sapphire30 Nov 2022 3:40 UTC
58 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

The Fun The­ory Sequence

Eliezer Yudkowsky25 Jan 2009 11:18 UTC
92 points
30 comments13 min readLW link

Epistemic Spot Check: A Guide To Bet­ter Move­ment (Todd Har­grove)

Elizabeth1 Jul 2017 5:20 UTC
16 points
7 comments5 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

Tak­ing vi­tamin D3 with K2 in the morning

ChristianKl30 Nov 2018 19:00 UTC
53 points
47 comments4 min readLW link

How to choose a mas­sage ther­a­pist

mingyuan1 Mar 2020 6:53 UTC
21 points
4 comments6 min readLW link

Book re­view: Hap­piness by Design

Richard_Ngo23 Sep 2018 4:30 UTC
12 points
1 comment4 min readLW link
(thinkingcomplete.blogspot.com)

Mean­ing and Mo­ral Foun­da­tions Theory

bryjnar7 Apr 2018 17:59 UTC
14 points
8 comments2 min readLW link

Re­sources On Men­tal Health And Find­ing A Therapist

lynettebye5 Jul 2021 7:54 UTC
19 points
1 comment5 min readLW link

[Question] Should I treat pain differ­ently if it’s “all in my head?”

jp5 Sep 2021 8:06 UTC
19 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

A Primer on the Sym­me­try The­ory of Valence

Michael Edward Johnson6 Sep 2021 11:39 UTC
21 points
14 comments7 min readLW link

[Linkpost] Hor­mone-dis­rupt­ing plas­tics and re­pro­duc­tive health

Alexander Gietelink Oldenziel19 Oct 2021 11:01 UTC
2 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Book re­view: Lost Con­nec­tions by Jo­hann Hari

maia20 Oct 2021 2:40 UTC
38 points
4 comments10 min readLW link

On Need-Sets

Marcello15 Aug 2020 23:25 UTC
47 points
11 comments2 min readLW link

Men­tal health benefits and down­sides of psychedelic use in ACX read­ers: sur­vey results

RationalElf25 Oct 2021 22:55 UTC
117 points
18 comments10 min readLW link

The Anx­ious Philoso­pher King

Jacob Falkovich1 Nov 2021 16:05 UTC
0 points
1 comment11 min readLW link

[Question] Does it make sense to get 2 flu vac­cines?

dawangy2 Nov 2021 1:48 UTC
3 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

Nudg­ing My Way Out Of The In­tel­lec­tual Mosh Pit

Elizabeth15 Jan 2022 23:40 UTC
41 points
19 comments4 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

How to Be­come a Magician

Nicole Dieker21 Jan 2022 18:12 UTC
18 points
2 comments4 min readLW link

The Im­por­tance of Research

falenas1084 Apr 2011 22:08 UTC
31 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

In­creas­ingly vague in­ter­per­sonal welfare comparisons

MichaelStJules1 Feb 2024 6:45 UTC
5 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Solu­tion to the two en­velopes prob­lem for moral weights

MichaelStJules19 Feb 2024 0:15 UTC
9 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

Happiness

complicated.world30 Mar 2024 2:18 UTC
−2 points
5 comments2 min readLW link
(complicated.world)

Gra­da­tions of moral weight

MichaelStJules29 Feb 2024 23:08 UTC
0 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

The Steam­punk Aesthetic

Raemon8 Mar 2018 9:06 UTC
70 points
17 comments8 min readLW link

Con­scious Pro­pri­o­cep­tion.

leggi4 Oct 2019 4:33 UTC
20 points
8 comments7 min readLW link

How to Be Happy

lukeprog17 Mar 2011 7:22 UTC
223 points
207 comments17 min readLW link

[Per­sonal Ex­per­i­ment] One Year with­out Junk Me­dia: Six-Month Update

lsusr18 Jun 2020 16:34 UTC
67 points
21 comments1 min readLW link

Car­ing less

eukaryote13 Mar 2018 22:53 UTC
72 points
24 comments4 min readLW link3 reviews

How to avoid dy­ing in a car crash

[deleted]17 Mar 2012 19:44 UTC
120 points
294 comments7 min readLW link

Sab­bath hard and go home

Benquo27 Sep 2017 7:49 UTC
95 points
15 comments5 min readLW link

How To Have Things Correctly

Alicorn17 Oct 2012 6:10 UTC
100 points
219 comments6 min readLW link

Ra­tional Tooth­paste: A Case Study

badger31 May 2012 0:31 UTC
126 points
60 comments6 min readLW link

A Mo­tor­cy­cle (and Cal­ibra­tion?) Accident

boggler18 Mar 2018 22:21 UTC
25 points
11 comments2 min readLW link

How I Lost 100 Pounds Us­ing TDT

Zvi14 Mar 2011 15:50 UTC
127 points
242 comments4 min readLW link

How to Build a Lumenator

Raemon12 Aug 2018 5:11 UTC
75 points
27 comments2 min readLW link

[Per­sonal Ex­per­i­ment] One Year with­out Junk Media

lsusr14 Dec 2019 8:26 UTC
45 points
11 comments1 min readLW link

A Step-by-step Guide to Find­ing a (Good!) Therapist

squidious18 Jul 2018 1:50 UTC
44 points
5 comments9 min readLW link
(opalsandbonobos.blogspot.com)

Spend Money on Ergonomics

Kevin23 Dec 2011 6:40 UTC
78 points
212 comments5 min readLW link

My recom­men­da­tions for grat­i­tude exercises

MaxCarpendale5 Aug 2019 19:04 UTC
40 points
3 comments5 min readLW link

Akra­sia and Shangri-La

Eliezer Yudkowsky10 Apr 2009 20:53 UTC
53 points
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The Un­finished Mys­tery of the Shangri-La Diet

Eliezer Yudkowsky10 Apr 2009 20:30 UTC
48 points
232 comments5 min readLW link

My sim­ple hack for in­creased alert­ness and im­proved cog­ni­tive func­tion­ing: very bright light

chaosmage18 Jan 2013 13:43 UTC
88 points
130 comments2 min readLW link

The Balance Between Hard Work and Exhaustion

Rossin17 Oct 2017 4:06 UTC
15 points
7 comments3 min readLW link

Fire­place Delu­sions [LINK]

mas3 Feb 2012 4:13 UTC
48 points
67 comments1 min readLW link

How dan­ger­ous is it to ride a bi­cy­cle with­out a helmet?

habryka9 Mar 2019 2:58 UTC
34 points
30 comments4 min readLW link

Two Ways To Re­duce Un­hap­piness That Comes From Dis­torted Views of Reality

Anne Hsu8 Jun 2023 17:43 UTC
3 points
0 comments7 min readLW link

Go­ing Crazy and Get­ting Bet­ter Again

Evenstar2 Jul 2023 18:55 UTC
118 points
10 comments7 min readLW link

“AI Wel­lbe­ing” and the On­go­ing De­bate on Phenom­e­nal Consciousness

FlorianH17 Aug 2023 15:47 UTC
10 points
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Knowl­edge Base 3: Shop­ping ad­vi­sor and other uses of knowl­edge base about products

iwis9 Oct 2023 11:53 UTC
0 points
0 comments4 min readLW link

6 non-ob­vi­ous men­tal health is­sues spe­cific to AI safety

Igor Ivanov18 Aug 2023 15:46 UTC
143 points
23 comments4 min readLW link

Knowl­edge Base 4: Gen­eral applications

iwis16 Oct 2023 12:26 UTC
3 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Be­ing Pro­duc­tive With Chronic Health Con­di­tions

lynettebye5 Nov 2020 0:22 UTC
94 points
7 comments9 min readLW link

Im­pend­ing AGI doesn’t make ev­ery­thing else unimportant

Igor Ivanov4 Sep 2023 12:34 UTC
28 points
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Ra­tional Health Optimization

jacob_cannell18 Sep 2010 19:47 UTC
23 points
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My Effortless Weight­loss Story: A Quick Runthrough

CuoreDiVetro30 Sep 2023 23:02 UTC
117 points
76 comments9 min readLW link

Types of sub­jec­tive welfare

MichaelStJules2 Feb 2024 9:56 UTC
10 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

Ex­pe­ri­en­tial­ist The­o­ries of Well-Being

andzuck19 Feb 2021 22:04 UTC
17 points
1 comment11 min readLW link

On the na­ture of anxiety

mr_fahrenheit22 Feb 2021 23:56 UTC
0 points
0 comments5 min readLW link

The Na­tional Dash­board and Hu­man Progress

maxa15 Apr 2021 19:21 UTC
6 points
3 comments8 min readLW link
(max2c.com)

Quan­tified Health Prize re­sults announced

Zvi19 Feb 2012 8:10 UTC
68 points
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Ex­per­i­ment­ing with An­droid Digi­tal Wellbeing

Yair Halberstadt21 Oct 2021 5:43 UTC
8 points
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Books Wor­thy of Integration

Roven Skyfal20 Feb 2022 8:03 UTC
13 points
2 comments3 min readLW link

The glo­ri­ous en­ergy boost I’ve got­ten by ab­stain­ing from coffee

Sameerishere7 May 2022 20:21 UTC
31 points
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On akra­sia: start­ing at the bottom

seecrow1 Aug 2022 4:08 UTC
33 points
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Effec­tive al­tru­ism in the gar­den of ends

Tyler Alterman14 Sep 2022 22:02 UTC
24 points
1 comment27 min readLW link

Be more effec­tive by learn­ing im­por­tant prac­ti­cal knowl­edge us­ing flashcards

Stenemo12 Oct 2022 18:05 UTC
5 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Fair Col­lec­tive Effi­cient Altruism

Jobst Heitzig25 Nov 2022 9:38 UTC
2 points
1 comment5 min readLW link

Lu­me­na­tors for very lazy Bri­tish people

shakeelh2 Dec 2022 0:18 UTC
13 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

How to Sup­port Some­one Who is Struggling

David Zeller11 Mar 2023 18:52 UTC
76 points
13 comments5 min readLW link
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