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If You Don't Believe in Setting Goals, It's Because You Don't Know How To Do It

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If You Don't Believe in Setting Goals, It's Because You Don't Know How To Do It
“Anyone who isn’t embarrassed by who they were last year probably isn’t learning enough.”—Alain de Botton

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Picking up what you want to achieve

Picking up what you want to achieve

The first component to achieving something is picking it.

It has to be something tangible, but that is currently not tangible to you: it has to be something you currently d...

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Common backup learning styles

  • Imagining: coming up with ideas.
  • Reflecting: learning about the ideas you come up with.
  • Analyzing: synthesizing the i...

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Learning and mindsets

  • Most of us have a growth mindset about the learning style that come easy to us. For example, if you like math, you probably believe you can get better at math and you approach challenges...

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Negative learning habits

They are conditioned by our environment, because it is our tendency to put ourselves into situations in which we feel safe.

When we’re comfortable with one learning style, we do everyth...

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Achieving any goal

  • You need a clear, specific goal.
  • You need to actually want that goal.
  • You need to believe you can actually achieve your goal.

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Albert Einstein

“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.”

Albert Einstein

The World Is Always In Motion

Human beings are always moving towards growth, either positive or negative (backward growth).

If we do not provide constant nourishment to our body and mind, we will become stagnant, stale and in danger of withering away.

Emotions and Transformative Experiences

Staying inside our comfort zones keeps us from having regular transformative experiences. More than logic or reason, emotions are what invokes transformation in humans.

Emotions are tied to memory, which is fluid and is affected by deep, intense emotions.

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Fixed Vs Growth Mindset

Fixed Vs Growth Mindset
  • A fixed or static mindset is a terrible disadvantage as life is a constant flux. Life’s challenges keep on coming and difficult situations and failure are all part of it. Be...

Different viewpoints

People who lose their jobs can either dust themselves up and move forward in their next amazing adventure, or can sulk at home and not get hired due to their negative mindset. In both cases, the situation is exactly the same, but the perspective makes all the difference.

Focus On The Good

We cannot let our mind, which has a limited bandwidth of focus and willpower in a day, get tangled in the unimportant and trivial.

A simple hack of taking your focus away from the bad things in life and being grateful for the good things can work wonders to your mind and your life experience. Always try to find the good even in the bad. Create a happiness journal which documents your good life.

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Learned Optimism in Psychology

Learned Optimism in Psychology

This is a concept that suggests that we can always change our attitude and behaviour, be aware of our thoughts and stop our negative self-talk.

Learned Optimism is a positi...

Pessimism Vs Optimism

Pessimism is defined as the anticipation of good or bad things to happen in the future, while optimism is generally considered the opposite. Optimism can be defined as the individual difference variable reflecting the extent of which we hold positive expectancies for the upcoming event.

The ways in which we think affects our health, well-being and success, even though the situations are the same.

Benefits of Optimism

  • A positive impact on many aspects of physical and mental health.
  • Provides motivation to work harder.
  • Greater career success in life.

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