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Do you ever find yourself so scared of something happening that you sort of will it to happen? For example, are you ever worried that you’ll panic during a test, and then find that you do? There’s a simple solution for situations like this: Paradoxical Intention Viktor Frankl, Holocaust survivor and author of one ofContinue reading “Paradoxical Intention—Mental Health Minute 1”
Quote 1: “What is my grand goal? To be a neuroscientist and author of a book like Flow—science-backed and instructional. I do not want to be a blogger or Youtuber. I think it’d be in my best interest to save that ‘personality’ for my books. That being said, maybe I should open Above Cognition up.”Continue reading “Failure vs. Success—My Journal Part 2”
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This is the first time on this blog I’m diving into my journal and picking out some excerpts I’ve learned from and want to share. Let me know if you got anything from this, because I had a blast doing it! Quote 1: “Maybe I’d be happier with less demanding to-do lists. Just doing whatContinue reading “Training Wheels—My Journal Part 1”
Intuitively, we all understand the butterfly effect. We’ve all seen Rube Goldberg’s infamous cartoons where one simple action leads to another in a sequence until an observable outcome is reached. We understand that one action leads to another, in our lives and in the world. We also understand that if we let things occur inContinue reading “Setting a Good Precedent for Yourself”
In the short-term, anyway. It’ll save you a lot of time. Why Do We Care So Much About the Content of Our Minds? If you find yourself spending a lot of time thinking, reflecting on that thinking, and then being frustrated at yourself because you’ve determined the thinking is “bad,” this post is for you.Continue reading “Stop Caring About Your Thoughts”
If Depression is a narcotic, Anxiety is a stimulant—Anxiety is a neural cocktail of cocaine and ecstasy, panic attacks an overdose. By “living deliberately,” I mean purposely doing less than you think you should do but, as a result, getting more effectively done. I mean being picky about what you spend your time on, doingContinue reading “Living Deliberately Despite Anxiety”