Rest and reflect to success

As digital technology colonizes our mind, self-reflection will become ever more important. But not just any reflection. Reflection in terms of boredom, gratitude, and mental processing. Blogging = Therapy 👇 Boredom No one ever died sitting and doing nothing or staring out into space. These are precious moments where the mind has no choice but […]

Memory is not the enemy of creativity

Great find by Alan Jacobs from the book The Craft of Thought by Mary Carruthers, where it’s pointed out that medieval culture emphasized memorization as means of innovation. The orator’s “art of memory” was not an art of recitation and reiteration but an art of invention, an art that made it possible for a person to act […]

The woman who never forgets…anything

Imagine having a “highly superior autobiographical memory” (H.S.A.M). That’s the case for Australian Rebecca Sharrock who remembers everything from the time she was born to what she did on any particular Saturday a decade ago. ALL in clear detail. [clickToTweet tweet=”‘People can remember what they did last Saturday but I can remember what I did […]

Tips for boosting your memory and brain power

If you’re looking to boost your memory and brain power, this video contains some excellent tips and reminders. In summary: Exercise. Physical exercise helps form new brain cells and solidifies existing neurons. It also increases the hippocampus brain area which is responsible for memory and learning Never stop learning. Learning something new builds new brain cells. In […]

Write a memoir to make sense of your life

“Why write? To write. To make something.” – Claude Simon Most people think of writing as a creative outlet. But it’s also an instrument for coping. According to recent studies, writing your own memoir has various psychological benefits. Whether for private eyes or for public viewing, writing extensively about traumatic events helps you break free from […]