Six Spokes Theory: Strategy For An Optimal Life
The Six-Spokes Theory divides our life into a wheel with six spokes, where all of them have to be tight and function smoothly. The aim is to lead a balanced and optimal life, and is not tied to the traditional idea of success.
The Spokes are as follows:
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
Most people assume that good decision making is choosing a course of action that leads to the desired outcome.
In reality, decision making is about how you end up with your...
Before making a decision, don't just ask the obvious questions like "what are my alternatives?" or "what are the consequences?"
Consider instead these questions:
Asking yourself critical questions forces you to think about what you can't know.
Critical questions direct you to friends, mentors, communities, books, courses, and even podcasts for insights that encourage an outside perspective.
Cognitive Biases are a collection of faulty and illogical ways of thinking which are hardwired in the brain, most of which we aren’t aware of.
The idea of cognitive biases was invented ...
It's a tendency to heavily weigh the moment which is closer to the present, as compared to something in the near or distant future.
Example: If you are offered a choice of $150 right now or $180 after 30 days, you would be more inclined to choose the money you are offered right now. However, if we take the present moment out of the equation, and put this offer in the distant future, where you are offered $150 in 12 months or $180 in 13 months, your choice is likely to be the latter one.
An alternative to gym style physical exercise is just doing any physical activity that gets you sweating and your heart racing. You can do that by playing with your friends. Incorpor...
Alarmist news and content can be one of the biggest sources of anxiety. Unplugging from it decreases your anxiety and gives you more time to do more positive and beneficial activities.
It’s important to be informed of noteworthy events but you can do that without making it a part of a routine. Block or avoid bad content whenever you can.
Sleeping eight hours a night will help you keep your body and emotions in balance. You’ll be more relaxed, more productive, and far less anxious.
20-minute naps after lunch will also replenish your energies for the rest of the day.