It's a normal part of aging to become a bit more forgetful as we grow older. In the past, it was widely believed that little could be done to strengthen our memory and mental agility once we had entered adulthood. However, research conducted at the University of California, San Francisco, and other notable institutions has … Continue reading 7 Tricks to Boost Your Memory
According to George Bernard Shaw, the people who succeed are those who look for the circumstances they want, and if they don't find them, they go make them. Nowhere in that passage is there room for blaming others. Even when others slip-up, it can often be counterproductive to go out of your way to place … Continue reading The Blame Game: Why It Will Only Hold You Back
Critical thinking is the ability to objectively analyze an issue and arrive at a conclusion that's supported by evidence. Although critical thinking is absolutely necessary for achieving any level of success in business, this fundamental skill isn't taught in school. Critical thinkers take an issue and break it down into its smallest components, analyzing an … Continue reading 3 Techniques for Sharpening Your Critical Thinking Skills
After the bustle of the holidays settle down and the quiet of the new year envelops you think about what 2019 will mean for you? Are you moving towards what you want or away from what you don’t want? Many of us spend our lives moving away from things, not wanting anger, not wanting stress, … Continue reading Toward or Away From – Deep Dive
Few things in life are constant. Small, constant changes are happening all of the time. This is true even while driving in a seemingly straight line down the highway. You're constantly making course corrections to avoid crossing over the lines in your car. The quality of your life is no different. Small corrections, applied consistently, … Continue reading Is Your Average Day Enhancing Your Life?
Living by simply reacting to everything that happens around you could be considered as "living by default" or "living on luck." Living a life of reaction is stressful and dissatisfying. People who choose to live this way only have access to random events. They're primarily driven by pain and avoid creating their own opportunities. On … Continue reading Are You Creating or Reacting?
Would you rather hear that you have beautiful eyes or that you’re a horrible dancer? Compliments are easy to take. Criticism isn’t quite as easy. But criticism can be invaluable to your long-term success. Criticism is nothing more than advice in disguise. You can choose to benefit from it or ignore it. However, not all … Continue reading 9 Ways to Benefit from Criticism
We are so much of a YES, YES, YES society. How often do you take on extra projects, problems or work, when your time is already full, to-do list brimming, and your mind is already full with stuff we are doing or have to do? How often do you take on more when your plate … Continue reading Don’t Fence Me In: 4 Practical Types of Boundaries
You might be wondering what super-investor Warren Buffett can teach us about life. Warren Buffett (image from the ceo library) You might be thinking that he knows a lot about money, but that has little to do with being an expert on life. You might be surprised. Warren is famous for his simple lifestyle and love … Continue reading 5 Life Lessons From Warren Buffett
Critical thinking is more than a skill that employers demand. It’s a key ingredient for leading a meaningful life. While critical thinking can be complicated to describe, it’s basically thinking about thinking. You come to understand the essence of life lessons instead of just memorizing facts. At the same time, you gain more knowledge because … Continue reading Unleash Your Hidden Powers of Critical Thinking