Subjects to read about

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Just like you have training schedule, you could have reading schedule. Below are some posts from this blog you could read… Week Subject Suggested links 1 Superlearner Set your goals, No excuses, Get into “flow”, Change your life, Experience growth, Superlearn with others, Start visualizing 2 Visual markers Make markers fun, Use markers everywhere, Even …

Addicted to comfort

I am addicted to comfort, and here I acknowledge that I have a problem. Why do I say that and how can I treat it? Let us discuss it together. I think the issues are quite common for people over 40. Today you are invited to read here, here, here, here, here, and here. Long …

Physical meaning method

When looking for visual associations we can use the physical meaning of the concept. This method was so intuitive for me, that I never actually wrote about it. Only recently a student helped me figured out it is not used enough, and that very simple words are totally abstract for many students. I will use an …

Use music to be more productive and creative

Music can make us more creative, improve memory, and do some other wonderful things. We feel it, we understand it, and yet we do not really know how to use it. So I present a cool overview with practical tips. More information here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. Multiple levels of music involvement …

Deconstructing awe

Our world is in information overdrive. Most of us do not remember the feeling of awe. Yet this fascination is the fundamental driving force of art, science and many other human activities. Please help me recover the lost awe.  You are also welcome to read here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. Doing fascinating things …

Alternative facts and wise decisions

With facts, “alternative facts” and statistics, how can we make wise decisions? Which numbers can be trusted? This article focuses on decision making. Today I welcome you to read here, here, here, and here. Decision making vs information gathering When we make decisions we can be biased. In fact, it makes sense to be biased. …

Sensual mindfulness and your brain

We know that there is some complex chemistry in our brain and we are not entirely in control of it. Typically we do not even care to think about it: too many factors involved. Today I want to make an exception. Also, check out here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. Brain blood barrier …

Patterns in history: War and weather

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I love history. When learning history, I try to capture long-term patterns and remember events through these patterns. Unlike conspiration theorists, I do not assume these patterns have meaning beyond mnemonic devices. And then again… 9/11 and temperature History is full of patterns. Some of these patterns are real, others are like objects we tend …

Learn to speedread better from synchronous translation

Language is one of the primary tools in any career. We use language to formulate ideas, collaborate, express ourselves, and inspire others. There is a group of people who use language differently and spectacularly.  Moreover, all of us can learn from them. These are the professionals involved in synchronous translation. Read more here, here, here, and …

The natural spirituality and myths that follow

Spirituality is definitely a valid way to find inspiration. Some of the best stories in human history are profoundly mythical. Today it is hard to separate reality from imagination, psychological need from social necessity. What can we learn from our myths, if anything? You are welcome to read more here, here, here, here, here, here, and …

The Business Owner’s Guide to Survey Data Analysis

In this guest post,  Heidi Thiel from siegemedia.com outlines the main aspects of a successful survey from writing the questions to their analysis. Customer surveys are one of the most valuable tools business owners can use. Since survey data is straight from the source, business owners can get unbiased and accurate insights about customers, things …