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This post briefly outlines a framework for deciding where to invest your time.
You may have already realized, as I have, that the actions you take to improve your life are not equal; they exist on different levels.
Some are more direct, meaning their benefit is linear and specific. Examples include things like working a job, going to the grocery store, responding to an email, and deciding what you're going to wear. Let's call these Level 1 actions, or direct actions.
However, some actions are more meta, meaning their benefits are multidimensional and have a kind of cascade effect on other actions…