Thoughts of the Week

Thoughts of the Week

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What Matters

October 07, 2018 | grit

What Matters

How our environments shape our behavior.

Perfect Storm

August 26, 2018 | self-control

Perfect Storm

On cell phone usage and self-control in teenagers.

The Flynn Effect

August 19, 2018 | self-control

The Flynn Effect

How could it be that as a species, we’re getting smarter?

Kids Today

August 05, 2018 | self-control

Kids Today

Why does it seem like kids today have worse self-control than they did 50 years ago?

Hard Fun

July 22, 2018 | grit

Hard Fun

Are “fun” and “hard” mutually exclusive?

Imitation is Inspiration

July 08, 2018 | grit

Imitation is Inspiration

Imitation is not only the highest form of flattery, it is also one of the fastest forms of learning.

Throughlines

May 27, 2018 | curiosity

Throughlines

Our mindsets can powerfully shape how we interpret our objective situations.

Sampling

April 28, 2018 | grit

Sampling

There are many paths to a calling. Some are short and direct, but most are not.

Curiosity Counts

April 01, 2018 | curiosity

Curiosity Counts

On the importance of curiosity in our everyday lives.

All In

March 11, 2018 | grit

All In

Why do some people get discouraged, retreat, and then, as a result, see their prophecy of failure fulfilled?

Choosing an Angle

October 08, 2017 | gratitude

Choosing an Angle

How shifts in perspective can radically transform our experiences.