Could Thinking Affect The Way You Age?

Yоu knоw how ѕоmе fоlkѕ appear tо bе muсh оldеr thаn their асtuаl аgе, whіlе оthеrѕ look, fееl аnd реrfоrm mоrе lіkе реорlе dесаdеѕ уоungеr? The experts tеll us that оnlу 15 tо 30% of this еxtrеmе dіffеrеnсе іn the ѕрееd аt whісh people age саn bе еxрlаіnеd by genetics; thе vast mаjоrіtу оf thіѕ dіѕраrіtу іѕ chalked uр to whаt thеу like tо call “lіfеѕtуlе.” Whеn wе hеаr lіfеѕtуlе, іn thіѕ regard, wе tеnd to thіnk of thе importance of a good diet, plenty оf еxеrсіѕе аnd аdеԛuаtе ѕlеер.…

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How to Make Difficult Problems Easier to Solve with Systems Thinking

Everything and every time we think, we are projecting our own view on reality. [1] Revolutionary Systems Thinker and professor at Cornell University Derek Cabrera remarked, “When we understand the world as being the result of systems of relationships, we better approximate reality.” I recently came across Derek’s book Systems Thinking Made Simple: New Hope for Solving Wicked Problems and I was hooked! I was immediately converted to the field of Systems Thinking. In fact, I plan on using Systems Thinking as my new algorithm for everything I do. After…

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How Your Legs Secretly Tell Others About What You Are Thinking

The only time I’m acutely aware of my legs, or what they are doing, is when I’m in spin class. Otherwise, I just accept that they exist. Walking and breathing are two things you do not typically have to think about; it just happens. Unfortunately, this usually means I don’t know what my legs are doing when I’m interacting with someone. This is not to say I have no awareness of my legs, just that I don’t often think about the position they’re in when it comes to body language.…

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The Power of Deep Thinking: Essence of Creativity

True or False: “This sentence is false.” What was your answer to the question above? Did you quickly fire off an answer or did you have to think about it and then think about it some more? Imagine for a moment that you could put on a set of inverted goggles and see the world through an entirely different lens. On one hand, you would literally see differently, but you might not view the world differently. If we look deep enough and allow ourselves to observe from a new lens,…

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Think Like Steve Jobs: How Design Thinking Leads to Creativity

Outstanding companies such as Apple, Nike and Tesla are all design-driven companies. These companies adopt design thinking when they are creating new products and solving business problems. Companies that utilized design thinking experienced a 41% higher market share, a 46% competitive advantage, and customers who were 50% more loyal. They outperformed the average American stock market by 219%.[1] Take Apple as an example, it wasn’t always the mega-success that it is today. In 1997, Steve Jobs conducted a major company overhaul.[2] He cut several product lines and pushed the company toward…

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Why Too Much Positive Thinking Can Get In The Way of Success

“Think positive.” Do you hear this phrase sprouted out whenever you come face-to-face with a new challenge? It seems like, in this day and age, positive thinking is the secret to getting what you want. But is that the truth? Here’s a post from JumpstartYourDreamLife.com that shows how positive thinking doesn’t always help, and can even be a hindrance to your success. Instead, the post offers a few alternative strategies you can use to get in the right frame of mind for taking action. Let’s begin. People always say to think positive because…

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All You Need To Know If You’re Thinking Of Renting An Apartment

No matter you’re a young adult just out of collage or the newly married couples, here is the all-in-one package you need if you’re considering renting an apartment. 8 Tips to Help You Rent Your Dream Apartment 10 Actionable Apartment Hunting Tips You Can Use 7 Ways to Effectively Negotiate for a Lower Rent 11 Excellent Apartment Search Tools You Need To Know The post All You Need To Know If You’re Thinking Of Renting An Apartment appeared first on Lifehack. Lifehack

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Want To Tackle Problems At Work Like A Boss? Learn This Thinking Approach From Elon Musk

If you’re eager to improve your work performance, you probably consider yourself an ambitious and forward-thinking contributor to the world of business. But let’s face the fact: ambition and hard work alone are not enough to help us overcome numerous hurdles on our career paths. What sends some people to the pinnacle of success is their strong problem-solving ability. Totally clueless about how to improve your problem-solving skills at work? Maybe you learn and practice the thinking approach adopted by many successful entrepreneurs including Elon Musk, founder of PayPal and owner of Telsa Motors,…

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Science Explains How Anger Can Change Our Brains And Thinking In A Good Way

We are so often taught to avoid negative emotions in order to be our most positive selves and maintain a socially acceptable status quo. But what about the ways we could use negative emotions to our advantage? What about the ways we could harness emotions that are perceived as negative, but could be used productively? For example, getting agitated and losing your temper is bad, but using the energy that sustains agitation can quite possibly be productive. What’s more, anger can even change our brains in a good way! How…

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