The Proven Path to Creating Unique and Meaningful Work
The Helsinki Bus Station Theory broadly means that our creativity, life and career paths may seem the same as we begin, but our uniqueness and real creative work starts as we branch out eventually, discovering our niche, and being masters of our work in a unique way.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
An essay exists at multiple levels:
A good essay works at every one of those levels simultaneously.
Writing begins with these 3 steps:
There’s no research to support learning styles.
How to really learn: Match your content to the process - students should learn music by listening to music, while students should ...
How to really learn: Instead of rereading, highlighting, or underlining important information, ask yourself:
When it comes to learning a difficult subject, people often believe you should practice one thing at a time.
How to really learn: Mixing it up, however, is a better approach. In mixed learning, you get a chance to see the core idea below it.
When you are disappointed, you have two choices on how to respond: You can find out how you could have done it differently, or you can tell yourself that you were not at fault.
Making excuses allows you to externalize your failures and blame something else. It also demotivates you when you feel the outcomes in your life are out of your control.
Taking up responsibility does the opposite: It leads to introspection where you can analyze what you could have done differently. It will motivate you to work better and harder.
It all comes down to the stories you tell yourself when you feel overwhelmed or fail.
If you work too much and don’t have time for fun, do you tell yourself that people demand too much from you? Or, do you tell yourself you don’t prioritize your own time well enough?
In one story you are in control, and the other you are not. Focus on the story you can control.