Brainy habits

There are many ways to study in life. Some ways are more conventional than others. There is an intricate connection between what we do and what we know. Some habits may have a surprising effect on our brain. This post was inspired by this, this, this and this articles. Conventional education It is pretty safe …

Study addiction and hobby to career transformation

Learning can be addictive. This is a form of workaholicism, very similar to exercise addiction we can see in gyms. Unlike some Guilty pleasures we are often ashamed to enjoy, study addiction is considered good and it is being promoted – unless we discuss a hobby. Sometimes we enjoy studying very specific subjects, hobbies and …

Accepting myself

We often proclaim that our students need to find their own way. What do we mean and what is the main obstacle? People are different. This is what makes us more interesting and valuable. Jewish wisdom proclaims “He who saves one soul it’s as if he saved the entire world”. Yet we are continuously conditioned …

How to do “life”

Quite often our students ask me for advice regarding juggling various tasks. Recently I read this article on psychologytoday and it made me think.To which extent can we gamify our lives and “win” as a result? Life is hard for everybody. Each of us gets a different bucket of skills and challenges, as we get …

Meaningful life: a superlearner perspective

For a superlearner having a meaningful life is a bit more than it is for most people. Being able to learn fast is a power, and with power comes responsibility. What is considered to be life fulfilment for most people? Finding a job that brings food on the table, having a couple of kids, contributing …

Mindfulness optimization

Once a month we publish a personal or motivational story. Today I will talk about my personal experience in a highly subjective way. It is only partially scientifically backed and not a role model – just an honest story I want to share. All of us want to be happy. Yet not all of us …

Time flow

Time is subjective. I hear about “how fast time flies by” daily, everybody is talking about it. I do see great improvement in my own perception of time in recent years since I implement several simple protocols in my life. Here I want to share these little tricks. First of all, what is the subjective …

Training eidetic memory

Some say that eidetic memory does not really exist, while others claim to have eidetic memory. I am not going to separate between myth and reality: I do not know where the line lies. What I can do is explain how each of us can enjoy small amount of eidetic memory which is available to …

Using social media and asking well-formulated questions

Social media is much more than a gossip group. For a young professional social media provides these possibilities and many more: Showing your CV to thousands of friends with endorsements of your other friends. I am not only talking about Linkedin. You can share your thoughts and achievements on Facebook and Twitter, you can use …

Twelve choices that lead to your success

Our fellow superlearner Gill Umair completed the course and became a very successful life coach. Here he shares some more of his wisdom with us. I hope you will enjoy it, get motivated by it, and finish the superlearner course with flying colors as a result of it. If you already finished the course, I …