To battle

try the hardest to think about the disconfirming evidence of the ideas you held.

Links: Nick Bostrom writes about it in

. Also see Inversion by Farnham Street


Ray Dalio in Tim Ferriss interview talks about a similar concept. Hedging against in a financial context is finding investment that will work reversely to the one you own in order to minimize the risk. This concept can be applied to thinking, planning etc.

7 Ways to Maximize Misery by CGP Grey – How to define what makes you happy by focusing on the misery

Happiness Lab
told that she uses a stoic exercise to boost appreciation for what you already have. Imagine this is the last time you see your kid, you use your smartphone, you go your favorite coffeeshop.