Mindset. This Is Why It Matters.

Mindset. This Is Why It Matters.

How would you describe your mindset right now?

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, a 2006 book written by Carol Dweck describes the modern idea of mindset. The concept is divided between a growth mindset and a fixed mindset. In Dweck’s own words those with a growth mindset are “individuals who believe their talents can be developed (through hard work, good strategies, and input from others)”.1 On the other hand, those with a fixed mindset tend to believe things are the way they are and there isn’t much to be done to make a change.

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The 21 Day Find & Define Yourself Challenge

The 21 Day Find & Define Yourself Challenge

Welcome to the challenge!

In her 2021 Book, Do The Work, Dr. Nicole LePera writes …

“The reality is this, few of us have any real connection to who we really are. Yet we want others to see through all of our levels of self-betrayal and into our core selves.” 

Dr. LePera

Click each link below.

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5

Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10

Day 11 Day 12 Day 13 Day 14 Day 15

Day 16 Day 17 Day 18 Day 19 Day 20

Day 21

BOOKCLUB: The Art of Impossible, By Steven Kotler

BOOKCLUB: The Art of Impossible, By Steven Kotler

Without realizing it, I have read several of Steven Kotler’s books including Stealing Fire and The Rise of Superman. They were unique in both the subject material as well as the orientation from which the information was presented. With his latest release, The Art of Impossible, it was clear that we shared similar interests. Perhaps this is a question of nurture as we grew up in the same part of the world, Cleveland, Ohio, and was part of the same social culture, the punk rock scene.

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Flow, Dopamine, and Evil

Flow, Dopamine, and Evil

The Father of Flow Psychology, Mihaly Csikszentmihaly, noted in his early commentary that Flow does not necessarily equate to characteristically good actions. Meaning, it is thought that several of our quintessential “bad guys” were probably acting in a flow state. Steven Kotler, Flow expert, states: “Flow involves tinkering with primal biology: addictive neurochemistry, potent psychology, and hardwired evolutionary behaviors.”1 There is some danger involved in the pursuit of Flow. Therefore, some precautions need to be taken.

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