Here’s Todays’ Success and Self Improvement News & Picks for Saturday, November 10, 2017
Do This Test If You Want To Find Out Your Powers
Some of us are logical thinkers, while others are creative. You may prefer the comfort of solitude, but you might also be at home in a crowd. There’s no single way to approach life, but until you understand yourself, you’ll encounter many difficulties…More at http://www.lifehack.org
A One Time Lesson in “Growth Mindset” Can Help With Depression and Anxiety
One big concept in psychology right now is the “growth mindset.” The basic idea behind the “growth mindset” is that we have the capacity to change and improve ourselves over time. This is in contrast to a “fixed mindset,” where we often believe that the way we are right now is the way we are always going to be – and there’s no hope to ever change that.
According to a fascinating new study published in The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychia…More at http://www.theemotionmachine.com
Discover Your True Nature: The Skilled Producer, Leader and Entrepreneur
When you discover your true nature, you align with your mission and open your life to infinite possibilities. Take every opportunity to leverage your strengths, because if you want to become the best in your industry, you need to stand out and excel at what you do.
This is supported by an entrepreneurship study, which involved collaboration with 2500 entrepreneurs, that found that you have a greater chance of success if you stick with your core …More at http://projectlifemastery.com
Eat This Once A Week To Reduce Brain Aging – PsyBlog
The food that protects against cognitive decline. Eating seafood once a week, or food that contains omega-3 fatty acids, may protect against age-related memory loss. The study found that people who ate seafood less than once a week had a steeper mental decline with age.
Dr Martha Clare Morris, who led the study, said: “This study helps show that while cognitive abilities naturally decline as part of the normal aging process, there is something that we can do to mitigate this process”…More at http://www.spring.org.uk
Tell Your Loved Ones ‘Eye’ Care By Doing This
By Brian Lee Brian Lee is Chief of Product Management at Lifehack. Full Bio For better or for worse, we all work on our computer screens for hours a day; many of us with desk jobs use it all day. One major downside is the way in which the blue light from the screen tires our eyes. But this all seems inevitable at this point. If not our computers, then our smartphones or iPads or tablets. Fo…More at http://www.lifehack.org
Process And Red Tape Does Not Equal Progress.
The corporate world has taught me the truth about the process and red tape: “Process creates people who follow it and believe they are superior for doing so. The reality is that the people who question the process are the true heroes” Obviously, some process is needed, but the traditional way makes no sense.
Here’s how to rethink process:
Most processes lack critical thinking. Ask yourself “Why are we following this process?”
Modern business requires you to think and know why you do what you do. Just because it’s the way it’s always been done, does not make it’s functional or practical. My grandpa’s horse and cart was functional back in the 1920’s and today it’s a useless pile of junk. Critical thinking is needed with respect to “process.” Don’t become a process sook…More at https://addicted2success.com
Social Media vs. Your Brain | Campus | bgfalconmedia.com
Updated: November 13, 2017 @ 3:53 pm With the ever-growing rise of social media, more research is being done on how increased use of social media is beginning to impact the human brain. Many of these studies have discovered social media can have harmful effects on mental health and can even rewire brains.
National Public Radio social science correspondent Shankar Vedantam performed an experiment on a group of teenagers…More at https://www.bgfalconmedia.com
How To Get Straight To The Point No Matter What You’re Trying To Say
New workplaces, new food sources, new medicine–even an entirely new economic system. The major tech ecosystems that battle for our attention and dollars. What’s next for hardware, software, and services. The brave new world of automation, from AI to drones. How our urban centers are building toward the future. See members of our Most Creative People in Business community: leaders who are shaping the future of business in creative ways. An award-winning team of journalists, designers, and vide…More at https://www.fastcompany.com