I learned about MIQ from a Tim Ferriss interview with Josh Waitzkin https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/375-josh-waitzkin-how-to-cram-2-months-of-learning-into-1-day/id863897795?i=1000442923234 MIQ stands for the Most Important Question and Josh poses it before he goes to sleep. The idea is that you give your subconscious mind a problem and time to solve it. The next morning, Josh pops open Evernote and brainstorms … Continue reading Most Important Question – MIQ
We each have our own unique perspectives, formed as a result of our life's experiences. Our brain processes those experiences and creates a framework or map that it then uses to view similar or new experiences. As a result, often our interpretation or perspective of a situation has little to do with actual reality … Continue reading It’s all invented
Showing up is the shortcut - is my new mantra, courtesy of this wonderful post by Bernadette Jiwa. When we think of shortcuts we generally think of something that takes less time and effort. There's a sense that the shortcut will save us something or fast-track us along. In contrast, when I think of showing … Continue reading Showing up
This week I listened to a fascinating podcast by Krista Tippett interviewing Maria Popova, the wonderful author of Brain Pickings. She said this… "...The reason we’re so increasingly intolerant of long articles and why we skim them, why we skip forward even in a short video that reduces a 300-page book into a three-minute animation … Continue reading Meaning takes time
My inbox overflows. I'm sure yours does too. In his book "The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 technological forces that will shape our future", Kevin Kelly gives a fascinating insight into attention that grabbed umm… my attention. "Our attention is the only valuable resource we can personally produce without training. It is in short supply and … Continue reading Can I have your attention please
Have you watched this Bob Newhart video titled “Stop it'? http://youtu.be/Ow0lr63y4Mw Peace I leave with you; My [own] peace I now give and bequeath to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. [Stop allowing yourselves to be agitated and … Continue reading Stop it!
I had an aha moment this week about dancing that I wanted to share. We recently signed up for a hip hop class because our friend is running it and we wanted to support her. I really struggle with the (hard for me) routines and I was telling the instructor after our third class, that … Continue reading Learning how to dance