Should You Meditate? – Scientists Speak

Contents1 Intro2 Findings2.1 Mental Health2.2 Physical Health3 Findings from individual studies4 Meditation vs Relaxation5 How to Relax/Meditate6 Conclusion Intro Meditation is a topic that occasionally pops up in conversation, blogs and more recently news. It’s certainly trending. Every time I bump into the meditation topic I do a quick look around for scientific papers concerning […]

Your 10 Year Plan for a Remarkable Life

Old parchment with words on it (10 year plan for a remarkable life)

Ten years seems like a really long time. But ask anyone how fast the last ten years passed by and most will tell you they zapped quickly. Learn a way to design the life you want. As chess prodigy Garry Kasparov says, like in chess, in life, you gotta have a plan, a main direction where you know you’re slowly working towards to.

The Advent of Multifunctional Materials and Structures

It’s 40 years from now, and you’re living in a geodesic dome. The population on Earth has reduced considerably to a more sensible amount. A lot of people went on the Mars craze, so there is plenty of space for everyone here now. Your dome is located near a sea port where the sun shines all year […]

2 Modes of Thinking: Diffuse + Focused

According to the latest research in neuroscience, in regards to learning, there seems to be two modes of thinking: diffuse and focused. The focused mode is when you’re focused on learning something and that’s basically the only doing you’re doing. You very consciously and intently think about the problem. You search for a solution with […]

50 Rules of Successful People

The most interesting rules of success taken from various interviews that highly successful people have given over many years. I watched almost all of the videos from Evan Carmichael’s YouTube channel as of March 2016 and took the ones I found the most interesting ones. Enjoy: Efficacy > Efficiency. Pick the right thing to do from the […]

The 3 Pillars of Learning

3 ancient pillars

If there was a secret on how to learn anything faster and remember it this would it. Learning is affected by 3 key factors, without which it is impossible. Let’s go. Contents1 Time1.1 Quantity1.2 Quality2 Intensity3 Efficiency4 Conclusion Time The longer we spend learning any subject, the more proficient we will be at it. The longer […]