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Posts Tagged ‘Intelligence’

Start Living More As Your Future Self

How often do you think about your future self? It could make all the difference in how happy and successful you are later in life. You see, one of the biggest factors in making smart decisions is knowing when to pay short-term costs for long-term benefits. It’s about keeping the future in mind. But for […]

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The 20 Most Common Logical Fallacies We Fall Victim to Everyday

Logical fallacies are errors in our thinking that can often lead to wrong or misguided beliefs. Of course, none of us are perfect. We don’t have perfect knowledge and we don’t have perfect reasoning. However that shouldn’t stop us from trying to be a little smarter in how we think about the world. This article […]

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Too Much Awareness Can Be a Bad Thing

Every now and then it’s good to step back and reflect on ourselves and the state of our lives, but too much awareness can be a bad thing too. Our minds are exposed to massive amounts of information in any single day – and our conscious minds aren’t designed to handle all that information at […]

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How to Create Your Own Placebo Pills

The more we study the mind, the more we find just how mysterious it can be sometimes. The placebo effect is one great example of this. It’s a popular concept in psychology that describes how individuals can receive physical and mental benefits from a “pill” or “drug,” even when there are no medicinal properties in […]

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The Rational Man’s Guide to Taking Smart Risks

As I mentioned in how to act with uncertainty, every action comes with some amount of risk because we never know for sure how the future is going to work out. In general, the more information you have, the smaller the risk you’re taking. But the less information you have, the bigger the risk you’re […]

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