Your Brain Is a Supercomputer. Here’s How to Reboot It, According to World-Renowned Brain Coach Jim Kwik.

The metaphor: A little boy watches a caterpillar build its cocoon. He waits and waits for it to emerge transformed, but eventually he gets impatient and cuts the cocoon open himself to see the butterfly. Instead, he’s horrified to find a swollen, mangled bug. He runs to his mother, who explains, “What happens in the cocoon isn’t pretty, but it is also necessary, and it cannot be interrupted.”

— Read on www.entrepreneur.com/amphtml/371319

The Mental Benefits of Being Terrible at Something | Outside Online

Beginners: The Joy and Transformative Power of Lifelong Learning. Vanderbilt makes a compelling case that learning something new has myriad advantages, including promoting the brain’s ability to rewire itself, connecting you to new people and new communities, and reengaging our innate curiosity and open-mindedness. While all of these offer tremendous benefits, that last one may be the most important.
— Read on www.outsideonline.com/2423015/80-20-rule-beginner-mastery-benefits

Ray Dalio & Adam Grant Launch Free Online Personality Assessment to Help You Understand Yourself (and Others Understand You) | Open Culture

Adam Grant adds: “To achieve success, you need to know yourself and the people around you. Although your car comes with an owner’s manual, your mind doesn’t—and neither do your colleagues. We designed PrinciplesYou to help you gain the self-awareness and other-awareness that are critical to making good decisions, getting things done, and turning a group of coworkers into a great team.”

— Read on www.openculture.com/

To Be More Successful, Follow Elon Musk’s Advice and Redefine the Word ‘Rude’ | Inc.com

Kindness and decency are always in style (or at least should be). When she says she’s going to be less polite and more ballsy, my sense is she’s vowing to care a lot less about making other people comfortable at the expense of her own desires. No more saying yes to social invitations out of a sense of obligation or pursuing a particular life course because your parents or neighbors think you should. 
— Read on www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/to-be-more-successful-follow-elon-musks-advice-redefine-word-rude.html

The Five Tibetans -Which Direction Should I Spin?

During one of my classes, a dance teacher told me that children are initially taught to spin clockwise. Apparently they find it easier (although there are always exceptions). She said it is well known amongst dance teachers – that if you want to calm children down, you get them to spin anti-clockwise. To energize them, you get them to spin clockwise! 
This energizing effect is exactly what most people experience doing Rite No 1 as described by Colonel Bradford. In my view, if the lamas gave instructions to Spin clockwise – then clockwise it is!

— Read on t5t.com/the-five-tibetans-rite-no-1-which-direction-should-i-spin

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