Six Spokes Theory: Strategy For An Optimal Life
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.
Professional athletes have five common traits, which make them mentally tough:
Ego, generally considered an enemy, surprisingly can also be defined as a measure to handle setbacks, criticism and rejection.
When our ego-strength is embraced and utilized positively, we genuinely believe in ourselves no matter what the circumstances. No rejection, loss or failure can destroy our will to keep going.
Mental toughness is about keeping calm and level-headed while in situations that can make one emotional or make one’s heart pound.
It is almost like a superpower if you are composed and ‘cool’ instead of giving a knee-jerk, emotional reaction.