Monthly Archives: May 2018

The Myth of Multi-Tasking

The Scientific Argument for Mastering One Thing at a Time By James Clear    |    Behavioral Psychology, Habits, Minimalism, Self-Improvement Many people, myself included, have multiple areas of life they would like to improve. For example, I would like to reach more people with my writing, to … Continue reading

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How to Make Decisions in an Imperfect World

All Models Are Wrong, Some Are Useful By James Clear    |    Decision Making, Mental Models Even the best models of the world are imperfect. This insight is important to remember if we want to learn how to make decisions and take action on a … Continue reading

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Anxiety

How To Train Your Brain To Stop Worrying About The Things You Can’t Control Anna Soroka, Staff Writer May 5, 2018 Pixabay A lot of us don’t realize, but anxiety is something everyone experiences. Obviously, some experience it more severely … Continue reading

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What We Don’t Know

By James Clear    |    Life Lessons, Self-Improvement Shoshin: The Beginner’s Mind There is a concept in Zen Buddhism known as shoshin, which means “beginner’s mind.” Shoshin refers to the idea of letting go of your preconceptions and having an attitude of openness when studying a subject. When … Continue reading

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Tales of a Wild Man in Costa Rica

   Elizabeth LangApril 14, 2018 Jean Marc Calvet’s painting “Les Aventures de Johnny Cotton” (The Adventures of Johnny Cotton). (Courtesy of Jean Marc Calvet) This is the story of Nicaraguan-based French artist Jean Marc Calvet – a man whose complex life and … Continue reading

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A Finger Pointing At The Moon

  Mindfulness meditation has been practiced for millennia – and today is a billion-dollar business. But how much does the practice really change our health? By Bruce Lieberman From Knowable Magazine 7 May 2018 In late 1971, US Navy veteran Stephen Islas … Continue reading

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Reverse Engineering Success

The 3 Stages of Failure in Life and Work (And How to Fix Them) By James Clear    |    Decision Making One of the hardest things in life is to know when to keep going and when to move on. On the one hand, … Continue reading

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