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This Is How To Use Mindfulness To Make Better Decisions. Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller.
To check it out, click here. A lot of the time you know what the smart thing to do is. But you’re still worried about how it might turn out. Or regrets about a past decision are making you overthink things. Your brain is telling you all kinds of negative stories about how stuff might go wrong and you end up more focused on alleviating those concerns than making choices based on your values. So you play it too safe. Mindfulness. Alright, quick definition for our purposes: awareness of your thoughts and feelings without being consumed by them.
(Yeah, I know, that clarifies nothing for you… yet. A lot of smart psychologists took mindfulness and science-tized it and created ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.) Mindfulness to the rescue. Let’s get to it… How To Stop Negative Thoughts Forever. TED Radio Hour. How Reading Rewires Your Brain for More Intelligence and Empathy. Fitness headlines promise staggering physical results: a firmer butt, ripped abs, bulging biceps.
Nutritional breakthroughs are similar clickbait, with attention-grabbing, if often inauthentic—what, really, is a “superfood?” —means of achieving better health. Strangely, one topic usually escaping discussion has been shown, time and again, to make us healthier, smarter, and more empathic animals: reading. Reading, of course, requires patience, diligence, and determination. Businessinsider. How Reading Rewires Your Brain for More Intelligence and Empathy. How to Use Reciprocity to Start Meaningful Conversations with Strangers. Do impulsive people have less free will? Before you consciously became aware of your decision to read this article, your brain was already making the necessary preparations to click the link.
Want to Be an Outstanding Leader? Keep a Journal. From The New York Public Library Research has documented that outstanding leaders take time to reflect.
Their success depends on the ability to access their unique perspective and bring it to their decisions and sense-making every day. Extraordinary leadership is rooted in several capabilities: seeing before others see, understanding before others understand, and acting before others act. A leader’s unique perspective is an important source of creativity and competitive advantage. But the reality is that most of us live such fast-paced, frenzied lives that we fail to leave time to actually listen to ourselves. Gaining access to your own insight isn’t difficult; you simply need to commit to reflecting on a daily basis. Buy a journal. There’s a good reason Americans are horrible at science.
The United States of America has arguably done more to advance science in the modern world than any other country on earth.
From the nimble ingenuity of Silicon Valley to the ascendency of US military technology, this nation has impeccable high-tech bona fides. Many of the world’s top engineering schools are located on American soil, and we are even hanging onto our supremacy in medical research—though our lead is slipping quickly. If countries were students, America would have an A+ in science. We would win the egghead olympiad and do pretty well in the robotics competition. We might even get a place on the Asia-dominated mathlete team if every single European country decided to bow out because, I’m guessing, Europe is too cool for something as nerdy as mathletics.
Despite America’s outstanding science credentials, the population at large is not science savvy. Surprisingly, despite America’s outstanding science credentials, the population at large is not science savvy. Future - The man who studies the spread of ignorance. This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2016” collection.
Discover more of our picks. In 1979, a secret memo from the tobacco industry was revealed to the public. Called the Smoking and Health Proposal, and written a decade earlier by the Brown & Williamson tobacco company, it revealed many of the tactics employed by big tobacco to counter “anti-cigarette forces”. In one of the paper’s most revealing sections, it looks at how to market cigarettes to the mass public: “Doubt is our product since it is the best means of competing with the ‘body of fact’ that exists in the mind of the general public. When Do You Become an Adult? It would probably be fair to call Henry “aimless.”
After he graduated from Harvard, he moved back in with his parents, a boomerang kid straight out of a trend piece about the travails of young adults. Despite graduating into a recession, Henry managed to land a teaching job, but two weeks in, he decided it wasn’t for him and quit. Proviamo a usare internet per scoprire il mondo invece che per insultare - Nicola Lagioia.