This post is coming from a deep place, I hope you will recognize that. Success is celebrated around the world, but nobody cares about failure. When people fail, it’s like they are dropped into this ocean of disappointment where they are drowning slowly. Some fail so hard they cannot summon the courage to do any innovative thing anymore. Many are drawn into addictions and rough mental states that they won’t be able to break free from even when they later succeed. The psychological hit from failure can be so strong when the focus is solely on success.
Becoming smarter is what a lot of people look for. While joining brain training programmes is an option to increase your IQ, focus and creativity, it can be quite expensive. Luckily there are plenty of free brain training hacks you can learn to make your brain smarter. In this article, I’m going to introduce to you brain training hacks that will boost your brain performance and make you smarter.
If you find yourself stuck in a job and life that are not up to your standards of living, then you probably need this wake up call.
Emotions are mysterious things in life. They’re fallible, yet always in-flux. They make life worth living, yet can claim a life. They’re fleeting, yet can form our inner world. Emotions can be the source of a breakthrough, or a breakdown (including in logic.) Emotions are also contrasting. Love, hate; happy, sad; joyous, sorrowful. Love, our most precious emotion, forms our best memories.
You can train your brain to think better. One of the best ways to do this is to expand the set of mental models you use to think. Let me explain what I mean by sharing a story about a world-class thinker.
I first discovered what a mental model was and how useful the right one could be while I was reading a story about Richard Feynman, the famous physicist. Feynman received his undergraduate degree from MIT and his Ph.D. from Princeton. During that time, he developed a reputation for waltzing into the math department and solving problems that the brilliant Ph.D. students couldn’t solve.