4 Stages of Learning & Competence: A Simple Guide

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Have you ever felt completely helpless when you were trying to learn something new? Have you come close to giving up because you thought you would never understand it, and feelings of inadequacy start to plague you? Maybe you were trying to learn something simple like the rules of an unfamiliar board game–or maybe it … Read more

9 Fixed Mindset VS Growth Mindset Real-World Examples

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When I was in elementary school, I had a friend who played the violin–which was so cool because she was the only one who could do it.  Similarly, we had one girl in our grade who was a standout gymnast and one who did horseback riding competitions on the weekends. And of course we had … Read more

27 Habits to Develop the Growth Mindset in Your Life

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The sky’s the limit for people with a growth mindset. Unlike people with a fixed mindset, those with a growth mindset embrace challenges and criticism because they see these things as opportunities to grow and learn new ways of doing things. These warriors have a winning mindset and will do what it takes to get … Read more

7 Styles for Learning New Things and Retaining Information

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Have you ever struggled to learn something new? People of all ages often have difficulties with learning new things. Everyone has memories of struggling in school over their least favorite subjects, but academic struggles are definitely not the end of the road. Even many adults routinely struggle to pick up new skills at their jobs … Read more

25 Work and Life Hacks for Maximizing Your Productivity

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At the end of your workday, do you ever feel like you could’ve done more? Maybe written more words. Completed more tasks. Or simply just did more work. And does it leave you feeling a little… incomplete? Like you’ve wasted your day? …Sound familiar? Well, it doesn’t have to be this way. You can leave … Read more

31 Free and Fun Things to Do at Night [Updated for 2024]

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Considering a break from your evening routine? Or perhaps you are looking for fun things to do at night on a strict budget? Today, we’ve gathered 31 ideas for spending a fun evening without having to shell out any money. These activities are not only a gateway to fun, they also allow you to spend … Read more

5 Steps to Do a Brain Dump (with Templates)

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Do you ever feel so overwhelmed that you basically become frozen? You have so much on your plate or so much work ahead of you that you don’t even know where to start? Unfortunately, the state of having this overwhelming sense of busyness is what many Americans consider to be signs of success these days. … Read more

10 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory

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Some things just won’t stick, you can’t remember them. Everyone sometimes forgets something, but sometimes it is important that you remember certain things, and including some of the mentioned habits can help you out. The list contains ten tips that give your memory an extra boost. They are small tricks, habits in your everyday behavior, … Read more

10,000-Hour Rule: A Simple Rule for Mastering a Skill

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“Learning isn’t a way of reaching one’s potential but rather a way of developing it.” – K. Anders Ericsson In his book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell popularized the idea that it requires 10,000 hours of concentrated practice in order to possess what is considered a world-class skill in something. Whether you intend to become the most … Read more

How to Learn Anything Faster with the Feynman Technique

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As a student (or someone interested in lifelong learning), there are many things competing for your attention. These can become major distractions whenever you need to concentrate. Fortunately, there are numerous learning tools that are proven to be effective in boosting your ability to fully comprehend your lessons. One such strategy that helps students understand … Read more