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Mind

Our Reality Is a Projection of Our Mind

This reconstruction of reality, is sometimes called the brain’s ‘model’ of the world. However, there is a reality that exists outside our mental projections. All human drama stems from the difficulty to mediate our model of the world with the outside reality.

Let’s call this the mind game. The articles in the category ‘Mind’ address this fundamental challenge in the life of how to develop the best mental model of reality to be successful in life. Central elements to winning the mind game are a growth mindset, emancipating oneself from the herd mentality, and understanding one’s cognitive biases.

 

Why Consumerism is a Trap and How to Avoid it
Why Consumerism is a Trap and How to Avoid it

Yes, consumerism is a trap. But things might not entirely be as they seem. Ever since Thorstein Veblen's 1899 classic 'Theory of the Leisure Class,' many have denounced consumerism. And many calling out consumerism thought they were...

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Why Not to Drink Alcohol – A Personal Account
Why Not to Drink Alcohol – A Personal Account

I never make my sobriety a topic. Unless people ask when they notice I don't drink. And since alcohol is so pervasive, the question comes up ever so often. So here is my take on why not to drink alcohol. Along with a bit of personal story...

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The Magic Of Free – Can Free Things Have Value?
The Magic Of Free – Can Free Things Have Value?

Marketers know about the magic of free as this word can work wonders. On the other hand, we show off shiny things and believe that only expensive items can have real value. So what’s the real deal here and is there magic of free?

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Free Games Anyone? Here is the Best Free Game Ever
Free Games Anyone? Here is the Best Free Game Ever

Free games are in high demand on the Internet. What do we mean when we say ‘games’ and ‘play’ and is ‘playing’ useful? There is a free game right in front of you: The stakes are high, but it promises the most satisfying rewards ever if you play it well.

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Live Switched On Now Win the Mind Game

The mind here is, according to Wikipedia, ‘the set of cognitive faculties, including consciousness, imagination, perception, thinking, judgment, language, and memory.

‘Consider that whole beautiful world around you, with all its colors and sounds and smells and textures; Your brain is not directly experiencing any of that. Instead, your brain is locked in a vault of silence and darkness inside your skull.’ says neuroscientist and fiction writer David Eagleman.

Our free Transformational Bootcamp takes you through the conceptual framework that makes us better players in the game of life. Learn more.

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