Man’s Search For Meaning

Man’s Search for Meaning Part I: Experiences in a Concentration Camp In Part I, Victor Frankl recounts his experiences in concentration camps. There were mass killings. Prisoners were given bars of soap and sent to gas chambers to take a “bath”. Everyone considered suicide. Prisoners grew detached and disgusted with life. They were constantly beaten. Sometimes the mental… Continue reading Man’s Search For Meaning

10 Days to Faster Reading

10 Days to Faster Reading “The unemployable of the (near) future will be those who can’t, or don’t learn, regardless of available learning resources.” Increasing your reading speed and comprehension can be an effective way to increase your productivity and speed of learning. Finding Time Nuggets to Read Using an activity journal or app can help… Continue reading 10 Days to Faster Reading

Learned Optimism

Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life Optimism and Pessimism People with optimistic outlooks tend to be more successful than their pessimistic counterparts. Studies have also shown that pessimism is also associated with a weaker immune system. Optimistic and Pessimistic tendencies are not due to natural or biological inclinations but to cognitive explanatory… Continue reading Learned Optimism

The Art of Learning

The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance Approaches to Learning There are two approaches to learning: Entity and Incremental. Those who hold the entity perspective believe intelligence and skill are fixed. Those who hold the incremental theory of learning believe that difficult material can be mastered with hard work. Incrementalists are more resilient,… Continue reading The Art of Learning