How to train reading

Training reading is a bit tricky act of balancing. If you fail the balancing act, you may generate bad habits that are hard to change. Speed. The first thing to train in speedreading is obviously speed. Reading speed typically does not increase gradually, but in quantum leaps and occasional regressions. Do not be alarmed either …

Saccades, skimming and scanning

While the basic reading technique includes saccades, not everybody is sufficiently comfortable with saccading eye motion. There is a large amount of literature of scanning and skimming for specific purposes as complementary to reading. Specifically you can use both skimming and scanning for prereading, but also you can use the characteristic eye motion of skimming …

Build your emotional dictionary

Identifying emotions and generating markers for emotions is an interesting exercise. 1. You develop EQ/mindfulness. 2. Personal markers dictionary for emotions may be a good test: which markers come to you automatically? 3. Emotional markers tend to be more creative and personal than logical, which is a cool training for the technocrats among us. 4. …

Previous training schedule [Aug 2014-Jan 2015]

There is a new training schedule with many cool updates, but it is OK to proceed with the schedule you are already familiar with. You can use Jonathan’s schedule or alternatively you can watch ALL videos at once and then repeat the videos you need as you progress. Almost all of our students on day …

Practicing while traveling

Some of our students ask if you had any recommendations or tips for practicing while traveling. While you could proceed with regular training, we urge you to benefit form the learning experience in a different way. Traveling is a great opportunity to learn. When traveling we are outside of our comfort zone, we explore new …

Independent payments for 1:1 Skype

For the students that need to pay for 1:1 with Anna, you can pay directly from here. You do not need to wait for my request: use this donation interface to pay for your lesson, the sum we agreed upon in mail. Hint: NOBODY gets a lesson for less than 60 USD.