Nov 11, 2020
126 Stashed Ideas
Lack of self-efficacy, that is your confidence (or belief) in navigating a challenging situation and shooting down potential obstacles is a fundamental reason for the inability to focus.
The first step in approaching a negative situation with an optimistic outlook is to accept what you can’t change.
Once you’ve done that, you have 2 options: reframe ( look for an opportunity instead of ruminating on the loss ) or divert (shift your focus to something else).
Contactless payments would never have been possible if we didn't have satellites. Literally, all of our financial transactions rely on satellites' locations and timing services for security purposes as well.
If the satellite's timing isn't in sync with the others, it is possible for money to be lost in the transaction.
In both children and adults, being in ‘play mode’ is an essential and overlooked factor in the quest to learn about our surroundings, discovering our capabilities and finding new information. Not having a goal in mind helps develop free form creativity and experimentation.
When we are not pressured or in any obligation, we feel unrestricted and our relaxed mind forms new connections, ideas and innovative concepts, becoming a fertile ground for creativity.
We assume other people have their life taken care of in all aspects, but the truth is that everyone is struggling. Some have job issues, financial, or relationship issues. Just having a (projected) happy face does not mean that everything is hunky-dory with others.
Even billionaires have relationship issues, struggling and juggling with life. Many are self-medicating, and while outsiders may think they have everything, they in fact are as miserable as anyone.
Each of us, through experience or study, has built up useful knowledge on certain areas of the world. Some areas are understood by most of us, while some areas require a lot more specialty to evaluate.
It is important to honestly define what we know and stick to those areas.
Our circle of competence can be widened, but only slowly and over time.