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How To Become More Intelligent (According to Einstein)

Measure the gain

... instead of the gap. It is a far more powerful process.

It’s very important that you take time to examine and measure where you are from where you’ve been. When you do this, there are a host of psychological benefits:  enormous amounts of gratitude and appreciation into your life.

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How To Become More Intelligent (According to Einstein)

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Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

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

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.”

Parent-child relationships

One of the most fundamental components of making a positive change in your life is developing a healthy relationship with your parents — whether they are alive or not.

Suppressed emotions and trauma lead people to unhealthy and addictive cycles.

The relationship with your body

Does your body control you, or do you control your body? For most people, the body is completely in control.

One of the most basic and well-tested methods for regaining control of your mind and body is through fasting: from foods, from technology or from routine environments.

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

Information and predictions

Our brains assimilate information for the purpose of prediction.

Being able to predict how our behavior will lead to outcomes is one of the most important goals of our brains. And prediction errors are exactly what you want to experience more of if you want a lifetime of growth.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.”

Rumi

Rumi

“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” 

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”

Dan Sullivan

Dan Sullivan

“The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal.”

Measure the gain

... instead of the gap. It is a far more powerful process.

It’s very important that you take time to examine and measure where you are from where you’ve been. When you do this, there are a host of psychological benefits:  enormous amounts of gratitude and appreciation into your life.

Intelligence is applied understanding

It’s far more powerful than base knowledge. There are lots of people who have information in their heads. 

But wisdom and intelligence is the proper application of knowledge.

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