neuroscience

Why Our Brains Are Designed for Quality, Not Quantity

A craftsman at work.

Become a specialist, not a generalist. Your brain is built for it.  We are exposed to increasing amounts of information on a daily basis. People liken this to the world speeding up, but it’s not. Our endless media feeds only make…

4 Ways to Overcome the Mindless Scroll

Insane squirrel digging for nothing

Here’s how we can reclaim our attention and avoid the meaningless distraction of social media.  We are all insane squirrels digging in the same spot again and again only to find nothing. This is what it’s like living with a smart…

Captaining Your Ship of Theseus

Ship of Theseus

A cold fog sets upon the horizon. Winds are strong and waves are crashing. It isn’t ideal weather, yet the ship must set sail. The voyage across the ocean of life must go on and risks must be taken. Wait…