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Assumption Of A Linear Curve

Most people assume the relationship between effort and reward is one-to-one. We think that working twice as long will produce twice the results. That caring about a relationship twice as much will ...

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Why the Best Things in Life Are All Backwards

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The Diminishing Returns Curve

Diminishing returns means that the more you experience something, the less rewarding it becomes. The concept of diminishing returns applies to most experiences that are complex and...

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The Inverted Curve

Here, effort and reward have a negative correlation—that is, the more effort you put into doing something, the more you will fail to do it. 

Effort and reward have a linear relationship ...

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  1. Control- The more we accept our feelings and impulses instead of controlling them, the more we’re able to direct and process them.
  2. Freedom- It’s only ...

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Why Does This Happen?

These internal, psychological experiences exist on an inverted curve because they are both the cause and the effect of the same thing: our minds. When you desire happiness, your mind is si...

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How Do We Stop Chasing Things?

By letting go, by giving up and by surrendering. Not out of weakness. But out of a respect that the world is beyond our grasp. By recognizing that we are fragile and limited and bu...

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Aldous Huxley

"The harder we try with the conscious will to do something, the less we shall succeed. Proficiency and results come only to those who have learned the paradoxical art of doing and not doing...

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