Imagine two ten-year-olds playing for an all star football team. One player got picked because of his talent. Coaches praised him for his speed, and they saw huge potential in him. The other player … [Read more...] about Is talent a blessing or a curse?
Mindset articles on Olle Lindholm
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To make any meaningful change, you need to start believing new things about yourself. This pattern became obvious to me as I looked back on my own growth from previous years. In 2014, I never saw … [Read more...] about Discover the Hidden Power of Beliefs
If you've followed this blog for any length of time (you are, aren't you?) you'd know that meditation has been a recurring theme for me this year. I first discovered meditation when I was in … [Read more...] about Get a Better Life with Your Own Meditation Practice
“¿Qué quieres para tu desayuno?" she asked me with a smile. My landlady was an energetic 70-year-old-something woman, who did everything in swift movements, and with great attention. All Spanish … [Read more...] about That Exhilarating (and Terrifying) Feeling of Learning a New Skill
Optimists and pessimists, we've all met both. An optimist is naive, overly enthusiastic, and has the head in the clouds. A pessimist is a true cynic, grumpy as hell, and expects the worst about … [Read more...] about What Is the Difference between an Optimist and a Pessimist?
You can be very mean to yourself, right? Your mind loves to talk. And it never stops. That mental chatter can definitely stand in your way. And when you pay attention to it, you say some mean … [Read more...] about Self-Talk for Smart People