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We are all facing more than just one danger currently. Not only do we have to stay in self-isolation, but some of us have also already lost their jobs or started earning a smaller income. All of th...
Whenever you feel like you have not done enough under certain circumstances, try thinking about the reasons behind your decision. In other words, practice self-compassion towards yourself.
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But we can’t maximize the time we spend learning because our feelings about what we ‘should’ be doing get in the way.
If we are learning for work, then in our brains learning equals work. So we think we have to do it during the day, at our workplace.
We think that walking is not learning. It’s ‘taking a break’. We instinctively believe that reading is learning. Having discussions about what you’ve read, however, is often not considered work, again it’s ‘taking a break’.
When mastering a subject, our brain has two general modes of thinking: focused and diffuse, both important in the learning process.
The focused mode is what we traditionally associate with learning. But we need time to process what we pick up, to get this new information integrated into our existing knowledge. We need time to make new connections. This is where the diffuse mode comes in.
The ongoing lockdown, happening in varying degrees across the world, has presented humanity with new challenges, testing their patience and making adherence increasingly difficult. It has l...
In these times of confusion, when the best experts are clueless, the right choice is no longer a simple task but can require lots of effort.
Being without work also robs us of our daily motivations and the good parts of our job, like positive customer feedback or our feeling of being valued and wanted.
They unload our minds from our constant decision making, and provide us with ways to relax.
We have a finite amount of energy for solving the daily problems, as our attention is a resource that can be exhausted, making decisions harder as the day goes by.
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