Ideas from books, articles & podcasts.
The phenomenon of winning or losing something in your mind before you win or lose it in reality is called "The Inner Game."
This is the subject of the book The Inner Game of Tennis (written in the 1970s by W. Timothy Gallwey). It's about overcoming the external obstacles we create that prevent us from succeeding. You don’t need to be interested in tennis or even know anything about it to benefit from this book.
published ideas from this article:
MORE IDEAS FROM THE SAME ARTICLE
We are often encouraged to think positively, but this is not always the right approach.
We need to stop attaching judgments to our performance, positive or negative, and see things as they are. This action unlocks a process of natural development. As soon as you understand the effort...
When we are learning something new, we often internally talk to ourselves. Self 1 is the conscious self. Self 2 the subconscious. The two are always in dialogue.If both selves can communicate in harmony, everything goes well.
We should pay attention to how we learn and if we're learning in the best possible way:
There is a time for instruction and putting in the effort. But trying too hard may produce negative results.
Instead, step back and take in less feedback. On a deeper level, we know what to do. We just need to overcome the habit of the mind getting in the way.
MORE LIKE THIS
Situations, even the simulated games, reveal ourselves to us, and also aid us to arrive at ideas, answers, and insights we would not have likely arrived at without them. Hence, the fastest way to learn and evolve is to create them.
Life is a game. I created one within the other to deal ...
Emotional Intelligence (EQ or EI) can be defined as the ability to understand, manage, and effectively express one's own feelings, as well as engage and navigate successfully with those of others.
EQ can evolve and increase with our desire to learn and grow.
published 7 ideas
When you play tennis, you're really competing with yourself. You're perpetually trying to improve: to hit shots faster, improve placement, surprise your opponent, make your footwork more efficient than it was the last point.
If you try to blame others, like the coach, the opponent, the ...
published 6 ideas
❤️ Brainstash Inc.