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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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5 Reasons to Watch More Documentaries

Learning never ends – and I take that idea very seriously. I’m always searching for new articles, books, videos, and lectures on the internet to expand my understanding of the world and how it works. Knowledge is valuable, and I take pride and joy in learning new things. I try not to limit myself to […]

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How to Improve Any Personality Trait

Everyone’s personality is a mixture between nature and nurture. While many of our personality tendencies may be determined by our genes, our personality is also very flexible depending on our learning and experiences. A recent study found that your personality is often much more flexible than you realize. And in addition, changes to your personality […]

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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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The Neuroscience of Individuality: How Changes in Brain Wiring Create Differences in Personality

What makes one person different than another? Many may say it’s a combination of genes and environment, but recent neuroscience shows that it’s more than just that. In an interesting study published in Science, neuroscientists studied the brains of 40 mice who were genetically identical and grew up in the same exact environment. They found […]

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