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Money is just information, a way we measure what we trade, nothing of value in itself. And we can make it ourselves, to work as a complement to conventional money. It’s just a matter of design. Money is at the intersection of nearly every aspect of modern life. Most of us take the monetary system for granted, but it has a profound and largely misunderstood influence on our lives. The Money Fix is a feature-length documentary exploring our society’s relationship with the almighty dollar.
W e’ve already seen how to develop perfect memory by building palaces in our minds . That’s an amazing technique, but a great memory is only a hint of how powerful mental environments can be. How about using your imagination to create a place that you can go to at any time to generate or recreate any feeling, emotion or memory you feel like? This place can serve as a relaxing place for meditation, a place to feel energized, to bring good memories or feelings, overcome fears, solve problems or perform any change in your mood. In fact, how about creating a place that can achieve all of this and more?
M entally finding out the day of the week for any date is a skill you can easily learn. You don’t need to be an autistic genius – all it takes is basic memorization effort and some trivial math. When I first learned this technique many years ago, I did it just for fun. With time, I learned to enjoy the convenience of not needing a calendar anymore.
T he List of 100 is a powerful technique you can use to generate ideas, clarify your thoughts, uncover hidden problems or get solutions to any specific questions you’re interested in. The technique is very simple in principle: state your issue or question in the top of a blank sheet of paper and come up with a list of one hundred answers or solutions about it . “100 Ways to Generate Income”, “100 Ways to be More Creative” or “100 Ways to Improve my Relationships” are some examples. “ One hundred entries ? Isn’t that way too many?” Bear with me: it’s exactly this exaggeration that makes the technique powerful.
I n this post, I present a mind map with the full summary of the book The Now Habit: A Strategic Program for Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-Free Play . Despite a cover that reminds me of the “remarkable” Windows 3.1 ‘Hot Dog Stand’ color scheme , I don’t have much to say about The Now Habit other than it’s one of the most useful books I’ve ever read . Since its publication back in 1988, it has become well-known among chronic procrastinators looking for ways to overcome this crippling condition, and for very good reasons. The Procrastination Habit As the title of the book suggests, procrastination is a habit — it’s not caused by lack of organization or lack of time management skills .
H ere are 120 things you can do starting today to help you think faster, improve memory, comprehend information better and unleash your brain’s full potential. Solve puzzles and brainteasers . Cultivate ambidexterity. Use your non-dominant hand to brush your teeth, comb your hair or use the mouse.
We know that the foods we eat affect the body but they can have even more influence on how well our brain functions. What we eat can have a POWERFUL affect on our brain’s energy, how the mind handles tasks, and our general mood. Our focus here is on those particular nutrients found in foods that enhance neuron firing and cross-linking in the brain.
Uma notícia de um jornal na Suécia relata que um sueco chamado Roger Tullgren, 42 anos de idade, foi considerado incapaz de trabalhar como uma pessoa "normal" após passar por uma análise psicológica, que determinou que o Governo lhe pague um benefício, no que seria uma espécie de "auxílio-doença", embora ele possa continuar a trabalhar em condições especiais, mas a receber um salário bem menor. A sua doença? Roger é simplesmente um apreciador incondicional de Heavy Metal. "Sou tão fanático que isto afetou o meu desempenho profissional, ao ponto de ter de sair de vários empregos" , disse. Tudo começou quando, em 1971, o seu irmão mais velho lhe apresentou um disco dos BLACK SABBATH.
I want to shift gears from leadership to a pure focus on crafting an exceptional life. Ultimately, life goes by in a blink. And too many people live the same year 80 times. To avoid getting to the end and feeling flooded regret over a live half-lived, read (and then apply) these tips: 1. Exercise daily.
Nine Things Successful People Do Differently - Heidi Grant Halvorson - Harvard Business Review - StumbleUponLearn more about the science of success with Heidi Grant Halvorson's HBR Single , based on this blog post. Why have you been so successful in reaching some of your goals, but not others? If you aren't sure, you are far from alone in your confusion. It turns out that even brilliant, highly accomplished people are pretty lousy when it comes to understanding why they succeed or fail.
Human Traffic Very unique comedy about the drug/club culture in the UK. Five friends ponder society, drug use and their own lives as they go about their usual weekend of snorting, smoking, popping, dancing and sex.