All posts under 365Project:2017

142/365 Top-down focus

Learning how to improve any skill requires top-down focus. Neuroplasticity, the strengthening of old brain circuits and building of new ones for a skill we are practicing, requires our paying attention: When practice occurs while we are focusing elsewhere, the brain does not rewire the relevant circuitry for that particular[…]

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140/365 The ability to frame your field of awareness

As she continues her research, Jha finds that her definition of attention keeps evolving and expanding. “It’s a tool that can be used in many ways, and not just for selecting between relevant and irrelevant information. Where I’d like to go is to regard attention as ‘the ability to frame[…]

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139/365 Focus management

As she continues her research, Jha finds that her definition of attention keeps evolving and expanding. “It’s a tool that can be used in many ways, and not just for selecting between relevant and irrelevant information. Where I’d like to go is to regard attention as ‘the ability to frame[…]

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136/365 New, grander dreams for ourselves

Most of us are “living the dream”—living, that is, the dream we once had for ourselves. We might be married to the person we once dreamed of marrying, have the children and job we once dreamed of having, and own the car we once dreamed of buying. But thanks to[…]

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135/365 The dream we once had for ourselves

Most of us are “living the dream”—living, that is, the dream we once had for ourselves. We might be married to the person we once dreamed of marrying, have the children and job we once dreamed of having, and own the car we once dreamed of buying. But thanks to[…]

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134/365 Living the dream

Most of us are “living the dream”—living, that is, the dream we once had for ourselves. We might be married to the person we once dreamed of marrying, have the children and job we once dreamed of having, and own the car we once dreamed of buying. But thanks to[…]

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133/365 Between stimulus and response

“Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space lies our freedom and our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our happiness.” Quote of Viktor Frankl in “Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace)” by Chade-Meng[…]

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