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How to Be 100% Honest With Yourself

Honesty is a huge part of self improvement and overcoming delusional thinking. If we aren’t honest with ourselves then we can’t expect to learn and grow as individuals, because we aren’t willing to recognize reality for what it is. When we are dishonest, we only choose to see what we want to see, but we […]

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The Information Diet: How to Be a Smarter Consumer of Information

The main idea behind Clay Johnson’s new book The Information Diet is that we need to monitor the way we consume information in the same way we need to monitor what we eat and drink. In today’s “information age,” we are constantly being bombarded with facts and opinions from television, radio, cellphones, and computers. In […]

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The Necessary Pain of Trial-and-Error

In a world filled with uncertainty and unpredictability, we are bound to go through unforeseen rough patches throughout our life, whether it be at work, at home, or in our relationships. This is because our minds are imperfect. We can’t account for all the factors that contribute to the outcomes in life. So sometimes it’s […]

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The Purpose of Thinking

The purpose of thinking is to understand our world as best as possible. Our minds have evolved to think so that we can better adapt to our environment and make smarter decisions on how to survive and live. At a biological level, our thoughts are millions of neurons firing off in our brain. These brain […]

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Unschooling: Rekindling the Desire to Learn

Unschooling is an educational philosophy that believes we often learn better through our natural, “real world” experiences, rather than in a controlled classroom environment. This includes learning primarily through play, games, household responsibilities, work experience, and real-world social interaction. Unschooling differs from traditional schooling because it asserts that standardized curriculum, uniform grading methods, and other […]

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