“I came across some great advice on a twitter thread which asked “what are some non-obvious ideas that can change your life?” @noahlt answered;
This tip encourages me to follow my curiosity, but reminds me to start with small bites.” – Claudia Dawson
I do this all the time. When traveling to a new city, I read the relevant Wikipedia article. When I hear about something past of which I am unaware, I find a summary. I try to be a generalist in as many things as I can first, then go deep in subjects I love.
Like the podcasts of last week, sometimes a 30 minute commitment is better or easier or just the right move over the 10 hour book.