Think Clearly and Make Better Decisions

Top 10 Thinking Traps Exposed — How to Foolproof Your Mind, Part II

Top 10 Thinking Traps Exposed — How to Foolproof Your Mind, Part II

In the first part of this article, we focused on 5 traps that hinder our ability to think rationally. Now it’s time to complete the list and expose the remaining 5 dangerous traps to be avoided. Let’s dive right in.

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Top 10 Thinking Traps Exposed — How to Foolproof Your Mind, Part I

Top 10 Thinking Traps Exposed — How to Foolproof Your Mind, Part I

Our minds set up many traps for us. Unless we’re aware of them, these traps can seriously hinder our ability to think rationally, leading us to bad reasoning and stupid decisions. Here are the 5 most harmful of these traps and how to avoid each one of them.

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Boost your Brainpower

How to Become a Human Calendar

How to Become a Human Calendar

Mentally finding out the day of the week for any date is a skill you can easily learn. You don’t need to be an autistic genius – all it takes is basic memorization effort and some trivial math.

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Top 3 Reasons to Improve Your Vocabulary

Top 3 Reasons to Improve Your Vocabulary

Developing a great vocabulary is one of the most overlooked ways to improve our lives. It is often believed that learning many words is only useful for writers and speakers, but the truth is that everyone benefits from it, both personally and professionally.

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Be Creative and Solve Difficult Problems

A Whole New Mind

A Whole New Mind

The rules of the game are changing: in order to thrive in this new era of abundance of cheap processing capabilities, we must acquire a new set of skills. Although “left brain skills” continue to be useful, they’re not enough anymore.

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Creative Problem Solving with SCAMPER

Creative Problem Solving with SCAMPER

SCAMPER is a technique you can use to spark your creativity and help you overcome any challenge you may be facing. Click for a complete SCAMPER primer, along with two free creativity-boosting resources.

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Do More in Less Time

Overcoming Procrastination by Avoiding 'Have To's

Overcoming Procrastination by Avoiding ‘Have To’s

Procrastinators try to force themselves into action by saying they ‘have to’ do some task. Despite the good intentions, this is the worst expression to be used if you want to get motivated into action. Sadly, it’s also the most commonly used.

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50 Ways to Get Your Life in Order

50 Ways to Get Your Life in Order

Unexpected challenges are what make us stronger, so don’t avoid them. Keep in mind the following 50 tips and you’ll be able to streamline your life and get back on track with your life whenever you need.

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Overcome Obstacles and Thrive

Overcome Fear of Failure, Part II — 6 Powerful Strategies You Can Use

Overcome Fear of Failure, Part II — 6 Powerful Strategies You Can Use

In the first part of this series, we focused on building an effective mindset for overcoming fear of failure. Now it’s time to get down to action: here are 6 powerful strategies you can use to conquer fear of failure right off the bat.

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5 Reasons to Collect Favorite Quotes

5 Reasons to Collect Favorite Quotes

Even though many people enjoy famous quotes, few people manage to create their own personal quote catalog. Being a quote collector myself for nearly a decade, I find several benefits in maintaining a personal collection of favorite quotes, famous or otherwise.

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