FOLLOW Powerful Persistence
Abraham Lincoln is most celebrated for his role in keeping the nation together during the Civil War and signing the Emancipation Proclamation, which helped to end slavery in the United States.
His leadership exemplified determination and is a reminder that great leaders must remain persistent, even when others do not believe in their vision.
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FOLLOW 40 Things You Learn From Making Mistakes
I'm extremely pleased to be writing about this topic. It's something I have been paying great attention to over the last 2 years. Brain function has not nearly been discussed enough in the past, however seems to be picking up speed over the last few years.
Why Mistakes Feel Dangerous Our vulnerability . We have limited and fragile support systems. When those systems fail, people often lose their lives. Real dangers. Ma... You Cannot Avoid Making Mistakes Mistakes are really a demand for order and continuity. But the world and everything in it is constantly changing. It is better to continually bend into this reality rather than fight every change we experience. Fighting it can cause us to make more mistakes. Benefits of Making Mistakes Mistakes point us to something we did not know Help us see what matters and what does not Inform us more about our values Teach us more about others Keep us connected to what works and what doesn’t work Remind us of our humanity Spur us to want to better work which helps us all Promote compassion for ourselves and others Help us to pace ourselves better Invite us to better choices Can suggest new options we had not considered Prompt us to learn more about ourselves Make us more humble Expose our true feelings Point us in a more creative direction Can hasten change Reveal our blind spots FOLLOW Addicted to Consuming Information
The amount of content on the Internet is huge and it’s practically impossible for us to consume it all. But we struggle with it anyway.
This creates a situation where we are constantly diges...
In the case of information, reading several articles and sources on the same topic can create a lot of clutter. Because it creates internal struggles and questions:
What sort of information is important? This post said this is important while another post said it wasn’t important. What information is relevant here? What information should I internalize and apply? The LATCH principle
... for organizing information:
Location: put the most relevant stuff to be within reach. Alphabet: for organizing lists of people and statistics, dictionaries, and official documents. Time: used when providing step by step instructions or when things have to be in chronological order. Category: organize information by similarity or relatedness. Hierarchy: organizing information that is used collectively to compare things. FOLLOW Over-The-Counter Pills About 25 percent of adults above 50 years of age try to improve their brain health and memory by taking supplements.
These pills claim to enhance memory, attention and foc...
Powdered Nutrients: The Facts Most pills are a combination of vitamins and minerals, along with omega-3 fatty acids. Scientific studies show the natural forms (like fish in case of omega-3 fatty acids) contain the real benefits, and popping supplements do not have the same effect. Vitamin E supplements can help to a limited extent but high doses can increase the risk of a hemorrhagic stroke. Vitamin B supplements are only to be used if one’s normal diet is not enough for them, or in case of a deficiency. Taking time to do some exercise and having a plant-based diet is a better long term health solution. Deepstash is better on the app. Discover new ideas and get inspired daily. GET THE APP SIGN IN