Sunday, 1 July 2012

10 Mind-Blowing Psychology-Proven Facts You Should Know About Yourself

You READ FASTER With a longer Line Length But PREFER Shorter
You Can Only Remember 3 to 4 Things At A Time (The Magic Number 3 or 4)
You Imagine Objects From Above and Tilted (The “Canonical Perspective”)
You Make Most of Your Decisions Unconsciously
You Reconstruct Your Memories
You Actually Can’t Multi-Task
Blue and Red Together is Hard On Your Eyes
Reading Text Online Is Not Fun
If You Use Social Media Without Laughter You Aren’t Being Social
The Ability To Delay Gratification Or Not Starts Young

Thursday, 12 January 2012

3 Ways To Be Patience in 2012

Ah patience. How do we cultivate you without driving ourselves more crazy?

Being that my new year’s resolution is to be more content with living with the questions in my life versus rushing towards the answers, I found useful the advice in Allan Lokos’s new book, Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living.

Lokos is the founder and guiding teacher of the Community Meditation Center in New York City, and the author of Pocket Peace: Effective Practices for Enlightened Living.

Here are the three themes that I found most helpful in his book.

  • See things as they are.
  • Give up control.
  • Forget power, fame, and money.