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Trying to ignore the news.

Recently, when browsing the comments under some news item, I followed a link to a paper by Rolf Dobelli (PDF) supporting the notion that following the news is not beneficial to your mental and physical wellbeing. After reading (had to try hard to read all eleven pages and not quit after page 4 to do something else, like checking the news) I’m quite convinced that some of the issues raised are true, at least they describe the way in which news seems to have influenced me. In this post I’ll try to cover some of the interesting points, but you should read the whole paper 😉

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