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We all talk to ourselves. We need to! We do it in order to remember things, to plan, to solve a problem, to project and evaluate different scenarios... When doing something difficult, we mentally walk ourselves through the steps we need to take. But on top of everything, self-talk helps us to author the stories of our life.
But there are a lot of ways to use language internally. The...
We all could agree that nowadays, attention is our best asset, meaning our time's investment.
Yes, we are in the era of the attention economy, if you didn't know already. And obviously, there’s a vast global industry dedicated to distracting us and exploiting our best resource: attention.
But framing distraction as a war between the individual and relentless capitalist
Based on Lisa Feldman Barrett decades' of research, it looks like emotions are not what we thought they were.
They are not universally expressed and recognized. You might feel that emotions are hardwired brain reactions, that your brain is prewired with mythical emotions circuits that you are born...
We, as humans, desperately try to avoid boredom as if it was the black plague (or to be contemporary, the coronavirus).
We are scared to death of being bored, of having nothing to do, because, at the end of the day, we are terrified to spend time alone with our own thoughts.
While we keep busy escaping from that scary boredom, we forget to appreciate the huge repercussions