We all have important things we want to accomplish, but there are so many distractions and stumbling blocks that may get in our way. Here, writer Bina Venkataraman shares a startlingly easy strategy to use to defeat future challenges.

Yes, it takes enough time and energy to be a good person in the here and now, but we also need to start considering future generations, too. Writer Bina Venkataraman tells us how we can start acting in ways that benefit those to come.

Meg Jay caused a storm after she gave her TED Talk in 2013. What got people so hot under the collar? Her thesis that one’s 20s are not a throwaway decade, and that planning for life needs to start happening … right now. Here, the talk gets a cool graphic treatment from Superinteressante magazine.