As long as we long for an idealized and illusory 'normal' though all doors leading to improvement are closed for us. We remain stuck in what we are used to hoping for it to return. Truth being said, it will not, and that is good - life happens in the gaps.
Asking yourself "Whom must we fearlessly become?" helps us reinvent and reinvigorate our vision, mission, and purpose. Yes, the path is going to be challenging, but knowing where you want to go is a crucial first step, and you've already made it. Read on.
A fantastic TED talk Mariano Sigman, who shows how it is possible to predict psychosis based solely on how people talk. Read on.
Words are lenses and they shape the very foundation of our being - our thoughts. Lera Boroditsky advances this same idea in her great TED talk. Drawing on a number of studies, she shows how different the world looks like if you don't use words for left and right; how our brains react differently based … Continue reading Lera Boroditsky on how language shapes our thoughts
Asking yourself 'The Miracle question' can put you on the path to changing what you do and ultimately - who you are. Read on to see how.
If you are reading this post now, what is it you are not doing? There is a great power in making what doesn't get done explicit - read on to see why.
In this piece, part of the "The questions that change us" series, we have a look how asking ourselves "What good looks like?" can contribute to our thinking. Read on.
Perception is production, not reflection, and the words we use to produce the world matter for they offer linkages to other words, concepts, and actions. In short, words offer perspectives. And in a world in which words are perspectives, verbs are the heroes and nouns are the villains.
Do you want to set your priorities straight? Looking for ways to change the world? Wondering where to begin? There you have it - ask yourself "What wouldn't get done unless I do it?" and you know where to start. This same question exists in multiple versions. John F. Kennedy was inviting us to ask … Continue reading The questions that change us: What wouldn’t get done unless I do it?
I have a confession to make: I totally and completely suck at asking questions. It's not that I don't want to learn more about others or that I don't think there's anything they can teach me. I just really don't know what to ask them. I mostly ask close-ended questions and I often times even … Continue reading The ‘Questions that change us’ series