The Science of Self

Peter Hollins

Despite so many studies being done on improving ourselves, it can be hard to find specific, actionable steps to make our lives better. Bestselling authors cut out the jargon and pop psychology to give insight and tips to be a better you. If you want proven ways and applicable tips to live a better life, listen in weekly and improve your life from the inside out! read less
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Unlock Your Potential: The Importance Of Energy In Productivity & Performance
Jul 12 2024
Unlock Your Potential: The Importance Of Energy In Productivity & Performance
00:00:00 Endless Energy: A Blueprint for Productivity, Focus, and Self-Discipline00:09:59 Pyramidal Thinking.00:26:21 Physical Energy Vampires 00:35:43 Sleep, Circadian, and Ultradian Rhythms00:48:28 Eating For Glucose.00:58:27 Shoring Up Deficiencies.01:02:10 A Note On Water.Endless Energy: A Blueprint for Productivity, Focus, and Self-Discipline - for the Perpetually Tired and Lazy By Peter HollinsHear it Here - https://bit.ly/3SpEtC9https://www.amazon.com/dp/B081W5KQL1All of your best intentions will fail without the energy to execute them. Become more energetic: biologically and psychologically.Want to create new habits? Become more disciplined? Change your life in any way whatsoever? Strategy comes later. First and foremost, you need the energy to take these challenges on. Learn to become your own battery.Fix fatigue, laziness, apathy, and sloth.Endless Energy is a guide to becoming insanely energetic. It addresses what drains you, what energizes you, and everything in between. It goes deep into the psychology and physiology of energy to make sure that symptoms as well as root causes are addressed. In the end, you will have all the tools to jumpstart your life in any direction you choose.Biohack the science of high energy and productivity.Peter Hollins has studied psychology and peak human performance for over a dozen years and is a bestselling author. He has worked with dozens of individuals to unlock their potential and path towards success. His writing draws on his academic, coaching, and research experience.Long-term and short-term solutions for instant energy to accomplish your goals.•One energy pyramid to rule them all.•Diagnose the emotional, psychological, and biological costs to your energy.•Understand cellular biology and how it impacts your energy.•How to institute a diet and sleep routine that helps you.•How to optimize your work schedule and other tips for energy management.•Why coffee and caffeine are not the answer.Stop struggling in vain and address what really matters: your energy levels. Wake up and start seizing your life by scrolling up and clicking the BUY NOW BUTTON.This is the second book in the “Think Smarter, Not Harder” series as listed below:1. Build a Better Brain: Using Everyday Neuroscience to Train Your Brain for Motivation, Discipline, Courage, and Mental Sharpness2. Endless Energy: A Blueprint for Productivity, Focus, and Self-Discipline - for the Perpetually Tired and Lazy3. Think Like Sherlock: Creatively Solve Problems, Think with Clarity, Make Insightful Observations & Deductions, and Develop Quick & Accurate Instincts4. The Science of Intelligent Decision Making: An Actionable Guide to Clearer Thinking, Destroying Indecision, Improving Insight, & Making Complex Decisions with Speed and Confidence5. Rapid Idea Generation: How to Create, Innovate, Conceive, and Invent From Scratch [Second Edition]6. The Brain Boost Blueprint: How To Optimize Your Brain for Peak Mental Performance, Neurogrowth, and Cognitive Fitness#ChristopherBarness #EndlessEnergy #ManagingEnergy #HighPerformance #JimLoehr #LoughboroughUniversity #NeilKleitman #PersonalRenewal #PhysicalEnergyVampires #Circadian #TonySchwartz #PyramidalThinking #UltradianRhythms #USArmyResearchInstitute #RussellNewton #NewtonMG #PeterHollins #TheScienceofSelf #EndlessEnergy #UnlockYourPotential: #TheImportanceOfEnergyInProductivity&Performance
Ace Any Exam: Essential Study Strategies You NEED To Know!
Jul 5 2024
Ace Any Exam: Essential Study Strategies You NEED To Know!
00:00:00 ACE Your Exams, Tests, & Quizzes00:07:52 Start Your Revision Early.00:11:26 Maintain Good Study Habits.00:16:57 Identify Your Preferred Learning Style.00:18:24 The Auditory Type.00:25:25 Create An Examination Checklist.00:28:09 Gather Practical Examination Details.00:31:43 Don’t Skimp on Proper BreaksACE Your Exams, Tests, & Quizzes: 34 Test-Taking Strategies for Top Grades, Time Efficiency, Less Stress, and Academic Excellence (Learning how to Learn Book 18) By: Peter HollinsHear it Here - https://bit.ly/AceExamsHollinshttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B09MC5D1DSGet inside a test creator’s head and give them exactly what they want for top grades. How to truly excel in school.Test performance is not really about intelligence. It’s actually about your preparation, and how well you understand how to take tests. That’s an entirely different skill in itself. So let’s teach you how to truly excel in school.Simple tips to improve your grades and rise to the top of your class – study smarter, not harder.ACE Your Tests, Exams, & Quizzes is an instructional guide to the thing that matters the most in academic – taking tests. It takes you through the three phrases: before, during, and after. Before is all about your preparation, during is all about how to stay calm and look at test questions differently, and after is all about your post-mortem analysis for perpetual improvement.A holistic look at you as a student, to practically guarantee your trajectory to the top of your class.Learn how to perform under pressure. Destroy your test anxiety and stop worrying.Peter Hollins has studied psychology and peak human performance for over a dozen years and is a bestselling author. He has worked with a multitude of individuals to unlock their potential and path towards success. His writing draws on his academic, coaching, and research experience.Tools for essays, multiple-choice questions, and everything in between. The most effective methods for memory, cramming, and immediate regurgitation. How to create an exam checklist that you can use in any situation How flow charts and mind maps can help you test better The most important cues to look for in test questions How to perform an exam post-mortem and how to adjust your habits The keys to exam confidence and eliminating anxietyWide-range tips that cover before, during, and after the test so you can get better every single time.It’s not fair, of course, but we our society values results, not process. This book gives you both – you get the process that will give you the best results. They are inseparable! Hands down, your grades, standing, and performance will improve, and that will give you more and more opportunities.First and foremost, this is a book about learning, and the rest comes as a result thereof.Helpful for tests and exams at any level – from SAT, LSAT, and GMAT to pop quizzes in history class.#ACEYourExams #PeterHollins #RussellNewton #NewtonMG #PeterHollins #TheScienceofSelf #ACEYourExams #Tests #&Quizzes #AceAnyExam: #EssentialStudyStrategies
How To Stop Suffering: Learn From Buddha & Modern Psychology AudioChapter from How to Suffer Well AudioBook by Peter Hollins
Jun 21 2024
How To Stop Suffering: Learn From Buddha & Modern Psychology AudioChapter from How to Suffer Well AudioBook by Peter Hollins
00:00:07 How to Suffer Well00:00:54 The Buddhists tell a story that goes like this00:14:40 What Frankl brought to the discussion of suffering was the question of recovery.00:22:08 The Buddha put forward his four noble truths, which go like this00:35:16 A Buddhist parable tells of a young monk and his wise older teacher on a journey.How to Suffer Well: Timeless Knowledge on Dealing with Hardship and Becoming Anguish-Proof (Live a Disciplined Life Book 12) By: Peter HollinsHear it Here - https://adbl.co/3v4lpg3https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09W1NCBQXYour capacity to handle suffering determines where you get in life. How do you want to live?Life is tough, so you better get a helmet. Life is not a walk in the park. You'll run into pain, anguish, and obstacles. But who says that they need to affect you?Build immunity to emotional, mental, and physical discomfort and suffering. It can be trained.How to Suffer Well is a literal guidebook to defeating the voices in your head that tell you to give up. Instead, they'll be replaced with voices that tell you it'll be okay, this will pass, and life goes happily on.It might sound difficult, but this is all teachable. You'll learn how to become the most zen person you know. Wouldn't it be nice to only experience the positive side of emotions?How to tolerate the rigors of life without collapsing. Increase your mental pain tolerance to that of superhuman levels.Peter Hollins has studied psychology and peak human performance for over a dozen years and is a bestselling author. He has worked with a multitude of individuals to unlock their potential and path towards success. His writing draws on his academic, coaching, and research experience.Greatly expand your comfort zone and build layers of mental armor to ensure your happiness. Guest chapter by acclaimed blogger Jason Merchey on the balm of humor to quell suffering. Why suffering is life, but attachment is suffering Tried and true paths to overcoming suffering Defenses against negativity, expectations, and things outside of our control How to live in the present, unhindered by the past or the future How compassion and purpose assist in suffering better#DisciplinedLifeBook #Hollins #JasonMerchey #Merchey #PeterHollins #SufferWell #RussellNewton #NewtonMG #PeterHollins #TheScienceofSelf #HowtoSufferWell #HowToStopSuffering
Unlock Your Learning Potential: The Learning Brain Explained
Jun 7 2024
Unlock Your Learning Potential: The Learning Brain Explained
Neuro-Learning: Principles from the Science of Learning on Information Synthesis, Comprehension, Retention, and Breaking Down Complex Subjects (Learning how to Learn Book 7) By Peter HollinsHear it Here - https://bit.ly/neurolearninghollinshttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B082RDLL3CWork with your brain, not against it. Use neuroscience foundations to learn better, faster, and stronger.All our lives, we've been taught ways to learn that are utterly ineffective and ignorant as to how our brains work. This book will transform your approach to learning.Scientifically-proven, step-by-step methods for effective learning.Neuro-Learning is a mini tour of our brains, including its highs and lows. This book will show you the most effective methods for learning, the pitfalls we must avoid, and the habits we must cultivate. It borrows from multiple scientific disciplines to present comprehensive techniques to simply learn more, faster.Memorize more and learn more deeply - in less time.Peter Hollins has studied psychology and peak human performance for over a dozen years and is a bestselling author. He has worked with a multitude of individuals to unlock their potential and path towards success. His writing draws on his academic, coaching, and research experience.Achieve expertise faster, beat distractions and procrastination, and break down complexity.•A tour of the brain's main functions and how they affect your quest learning goals.•The learning techniques that work, and those that don't - with evidence.•How to never need to cram again.•The learning mistakes you are probably committing right now.•The learning myths you are probably still believing.•How your emotions and imagination can assist in learning.Learning to learn unlocks everything you want in life. It takes you from Point A t Point B, and is the only way to guarantee continual progress and development in your life and skills.Save your valuable time by clicking the BUY NOW button at the top of this page.This is the seventh book in the “Learning how to Learn” series as listed below:1.The Science of Self-Learning: How to Teach Yourself Anything, Learn More in Less Time, and Direct Your Own Education2.The Science of Rapid Skill Acquisition: Advanced Methods to Learn, Remember, and Master New Skills and Information [Second Edition]3.The Self-Learning Blueprint: A Strategic Plan to Break Down Complex Topics, Comprehend Deeply, and Teach Yourself Anything4.The Science of Accelerated Learning: Advanced Strategies for Quicker Comprehension, Greater Retention, and Systematic Expertise5.Learn Like Einstein: Memorize More, Read Faster, Focus Better, and Master Anything With Ease… Become An Expert in Record Time (Accelerated Learning)6.Accelerated Learning for Expertise: Rapid Knowledge Acquisition Skills to Learn Faster, Comprehend Deeper, and Reach a World-Class Level [First Edition]7.Neuro-Learning: Principles from the Science of Learning on Information Synthesis, Comprehension, Retention, and Breaking Down Complex Subjects8.Build Rapid Expertise: How to Learn Faster, Acquire Knowledge More Thoroughly, Comprehend Deeper, and Reach a World-Class Level9.Polymath: Master Multiple Disciplines, Learn New Skills, Think Flexibly, and Become Extraordinary Autodidact#Ebbinghaus #HenryMolaison #JohnWooden #Kruger #LearningSuccessPyramid #NeuroLearning #Relearning #SusanKruger #RussellNewton #NewtonMG #PeterHollins #TheScienceofSelf #Neuro-Learning #UnlockYourLearningPotential:...
You Need a Strategy AudioChapter from The Art of Practice AudioBook by Peter Hollins
May 17 2024
You Need a Strategy AudioChapter from The Art of Practice AudioBook by Peter Hollins
The Art of Practice: Accelerate Your Learning, Quickly Build Expertise, and Perform Like a Pro (Learning how to Learn Book 25) By: Peter Hollins00:00:00 The art of practice.00:02:15 The Deliberate Practice Roadmap00:16:59 Slow Practice00:21:26 Understanding Energy Levels00:30:46 Embrace the Growth Mindset00:31:57 Be Aware of Cognitive Biases00:35:31 The Stages of Mastery00:51:49 The Zone of Proximal Development01:01:02 Seek out a More Knowledgeable Other (MKO)01:03:33 The Yerkes–Dodson Law01:12:19 Find the Optimal Challenge Level01:13:02 Manage Stress and Avoid ExtremesHear it Here - https://adbl.co/3vumSjNhttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CPF4ZX9L Discover why some people progress 100x faster than others, and how you can harness those secrets.Whatever you want to do or accomplish, there is always going to be a learning curve. The question is - can you overcome it quickly enough to get to your goals? Or will the slow progress make you give up?Refine your practice strategy to reach your potential in record time.The Art of Practice is a book from renowned learning expert Peter Hollins that simply deconstructs the entire process and gives you an easy step-by-step process to go from novice to expert. You'll learn that it's not about talent or genetics; rather it is about strategy and tactics. Memorizing the phone book is doable for EVERYONE if you know the best way to do it. When you learn to unlock the art of practice, you unlock the rest of your life because all of your goals will be within reach.You'll learn how to keep up your motivation, focus, and self-discipline as well.Save months and years. Seriously.Peter Hollins has studied psychology and peak human performance for over a dozen years and is a bestselling author. He has worked with a multitude of individuals to unlock their potential and path towards success. His writing draws on his academic, coaching, and research experience.Scientifically-proven methods that your brain will appreciate. What a perpetual beginner's mindset can do for you and your excitement and motivation How to calibrate your energy levels, and maintain the optimal level of challenge for your upskilling Adaptability and understanding the role of expectations, process, and flexibility How backward and forward chaining can unlock your brain's preference for learning and memorization The mindset of focusing on flaws and putting them under a microscope and how to do it while keeping positive#DeliberatePractice #GrowthMindset #JohnDodsonTyler #LearningStyle #ManageStress #NaivePractice #OptimalChallengeLevel #PracticeOrder #ProximalDevelopment #LevVygotsky #PurposefulPractice #RobertYerkes #SlowPractice #WilliamShort #YerkesDodsonLaw #RussellNewton #NewtonMG #PeterHollins #TheScienceofSelf #TheArtofPractice
Daily Habits - The Key to Self-Discipline
Apr 19 2024
Daily Habits - The Key to Self-Discipline
Easily listen to The Science of Self in your podcast app of choice at https://bit.ly/ScienceOfSelfPodcastHear it Here - https://bit.ly/PowerOfSelfDiscipline00:00:00 Hello, listeners00:06:39 Personal motivation00:13:03 The SD = (PeM+PoB) − (dc + ds) formula00:16:06 If-then statements00:18:20 Peter Gollwitzer00:23:10 According to Oxford Dictionaries• Self-discipline and habits are innately intertwined. In fact, habits are the natural goal for self-discipline; self-disciplined acts require conscious effort until the point it becomes a natural habit.• Make it a habit to think about a self-discipline formula, either the one in this book, or one of your own making. It’s another way of visualizing exactly what forces are at play regarding your self-discipline. My favorite version: Self-discipline = (personal motivation + positive benefits) − (discomfort + distractions). Here, if the right side of the equation turns out positive, then you have the pre-requisites for self-discipline. Thus, it becomes a matter of understanding the positive forces (motivation and benefits) and the negative forces (discomfort and distractions) and how they manifest in your life. You may even discover that you are neglecting a few factors, which is just setting yourself up for failure.• Use the if-then technique to make your decisions before you have to decide to exercise self-discipline. Our worst decisions come when we rely on our strength of character. Thus, plan around them. If X, then Y can be your new best friend, and it is applicable in just about everything we encounter on a daily basis. It turns out we behave better when linked to other things.• What kind of discipline style should you use, abstinence or moderation? Abstinence provides that there are no exceptions allowed, and it actually gives you a sense of freedom because you won’t have to negotiate with yourself on when to start, stop, and feel satisfied. Moderation is when you accept a certain amount of deviation, as long as you can meet your goals and milestones you set out beforehand. There is also freedom here because you can indulge and not feel like you are missing out on anything. • Peer pressure can be positive. The sad truth is that we are products of our physical and social environments. With regards to the latter, the people around us can sometimes make or break us. Thus, we can construct our social circles to help us become more self-discipline. You can use accountability partners, role models, mentors, and teachers. You can also dip into the dark side and use the negative emotions of public shame and embarrassment to keep you accountable. After all, we work harder to avoid a punch in the face than to eat our favorite food.• Impulses are the antithesis of self-discipline. They are unpredictable urges that can take over at any point. Studies have shown that impulses are stronger during emotional reactions. Thus, battling impulses is about putting as much time as possible between an emotional reaction and the actual response you give. Delaying tactics, in other words. You can use the ten second/minute rule, label your feelings, write down the facts of a situation without regard to your personal perspective, and ask “why” five times to understand the root of the impulse. #selfdiscipline #habits #peterhollins #thepowerofselfdiscipline #selfimprovement #personaldevelopment #motivation #productivity #goals #success #dailyroutines #accountability #impulsecontrol #peerpressure #decisionmaking
Unlock Your Memory Power: How To Learn And Remember Anything!
Apr 12 2024
Unlock Your Memory Power: How To Learn And Remember Anything!
Easily listen to The Science of Self in your podcast app of choice at https://bit.ly/ScienceOfSelfPodcast00:00:00 Hello listeners00:02:08 1. Encoding 2. Storage 3. Retrieval00:13:21 The study cycle00:28:10 Spaced repetition00:35:34 TakeawaysHear it Here - https://adbl.co/3Lz7o1b• Learning relies on memory, and memory is in turn an interplay between two processes: storing and retrieving information. There are three main steps: encoding, storing and retrieval. • How well we encode material (i.e. cement it into our minds) depends on the degree and intensity of attention we pay it, as well as the senses through which we encounter it, and our associated emotions.• When we store memories, we do so either as transient sensory memory, short-term memory or more long-term memory. • Retrieval is when we return to stored memories and pull them out again, either with a cue or helpful sequence, or without one. We can retrieve information in a few ways: recall it directly (no cues, this is obviously preferable), recognition (remembering something after a cue or prompt, and relearning, which is the least effective and lasting method.) • Forgetting is a normal state of affairs, and occurs on a “forgetting curve.” Every time we rehearse, however, we refresh this memory, and the subsequent forgetting trails off at a less steep curve. The goal is to rehearse until the curve eventually flattens, and the rate of decay slows enough for you to say, “I’ve permanently learnt this.”• The study cycle is a process to follow to maximize your learning process given the way memory works. The steps are: preview, attend, review, study and assess, and then begin the cycle again. In a study session, it’s best to flow through each step consciously—establishing context, paying attention, actively reading and engaging, drilling the material and then taking time to assess how well the process went afterwards.• Retrieval practice is the art of practicing what most cements memories—retrieving them. It is an active process and instills memory firmly.• Spaced repetition is most effective for practicing retrieval and countering forgetting. Deliberate practice, too, can help you control what you’re practicing, and how this can enhance your learning and knowledge over time.
The Neuropsychology Of Self-Discipline
Mar 29 2024
The Neuropsychology Of Self-Discipline
Easily listen to The Science of Self in your podcast app of choice at https://bit.ly/ScienceOfSelfPodcast00:01:26.210 Figure Out Where You Are00:22:58.799 Rock-Solid Principles for Lasting Motivation and Self-DisciplineHear it Here - https://bit.ly/PowerOfSelfDiscipline• Working with the limitations of your own brain requires an honest appraisal of where you are and how you’re functioning. Make it a habit to routinely assess yourself on the following aspects, on a scale of one to ten: Sense of purpose, the presence of positive mentors, sensory rich vision, self-belief, planning and organization, education and skills, patient perseverance, and the ability to see work as play.• This kind of self-reflection allows you to see exactly what areas you need to work on and see whether your efforts are resulting in progress.• Depending on which aspects you identify as under-developed, you can do a lot to improve. • For a stronger sense of purpose, you’ll need to work on self-knowledge, and dig deep into your genuine values. To find positive mentors, reach out to others and network, or simply ask for help and advice from accomplished people.• To develop sensory rich vision, make a goal collage or practice visualization to conjure up a vivid, five-sense image of the end you’re aiming for. To increase self-belief, actively court failure and rejection—to prove to yourself that your worth as a person doesn’t stem from these things. Meditation, mindfulness, and self-care also go a long way to cultivating self-compassion.• To have better planning and organization, start by decluttering both your mind and workspace to cut down on distractions. Set up habits that allow you to atomate, delegate and concentrate.• To build skills and education, keep reading. Become curious, and ask questions, learning where you can. To improve patience and perseverance, focus on the smallest, sustainable change you can make and keep up every day. To see work as play, change your language. Don’t say, “I have to do XYZ,” but instead say, “I choose to do XYZ.” Remember, nobody is forcing you to be the best version of yourself.• Focus on a few main principles for lasting motivation. These include not waiting for a right time, taking baby steps, working from intrinsic motivation, avoid temptation outright, cutting distractions, monitoring impulses with mindfulness, visualizing in detail our goal, getting comfortable with being uncomfortable, and allowing our future selves to advise and guide our present selves. • Finally, the most important may be to recognize that you will slip up, but will always be ready to forgive, learn from mistakes, and move on to be better next time. #CullDistractions #FlexYourIntrinsicMotivation #Forgiveness #Gratitude #LastingMotivation #Meditation #Michelangelo #Mindfulness #Motivation #Multiply #Selfbelief #SelfDiscipline #STOPMULTITASKING #RussellNewton #NewtonMG #PeterHollins #TheScienceofSelf #TheNeuropsychologyOfSelf-Discipline
How The Brain Learns
Mar 22 2024
How The Brain Learns
Easily listen to The Science of Self in your podcast app of choice at https://bit.ly/ScienceOfSelfPodcastHear it Here - https://adbl.co/3Lz7o1b00:04:19.310 Technique #11 Building Strong Connections00:10:44.010 Technique #12 Planning For The Switches00:15:42.670 Technique #13 How To Make Chunks00:18:57.520 Pavlov And His Dogs00:27:55.870 Deep Processing00:28:55.230 Technique #15 Effective Study Methods• We can improve our capacity to learn and memorize by working with our brain’s innate abilities. Learning is possible for everyone – we just need to use the right strategies. • Help your brain to have a better recall by weaving a strong neural network that makes as many neural connections between ideas as possible. Connect new pieces of information to as many other pieces of information as you can to cement it in your memory.• There are two thinking modes – diffuse and focused. We naturally switch between these as our brain alternates effort and rest. Plan for and support these switched by scheduling breaks according to your own biological rhythms. • The brain can only remember so much information, but it can effectively remember more if you chunk that information. You can chunk by finding narratives, making mind maps or looking for meaningful connections and associations to organize data into simpler units. • Pavlov famously trained his dogs using classical conditioning. We can do the same when we deliberately plant cues for ourselves and build associations between stimuli and desired behaviors. • Bad associations from early schooling can undermine our learning. We can undo these by thinking creatively and finding novel ways to bring fun to our own processes, whether we study formally or on our own. • Finally, deep processing is about the rich understanding we have of a topic rather than a superficial grasp. We need to learn to read for deep comprehension and understanding, which we can test by explaining concepts to others. We are far more likely to retain content if we process content deeply. #AdultLearning #Blumberg #BrainChanging #ExploringConnections #BuildingStrongConnections #Chunking #Cramming #Creativity #EducationCurriculums #ElisondoRonoldoDinaudo #EnzoGray #FANBOYS #HernikJaworska #InformationRetrieval #IvanPavlov #KalludiPunjaRaoDhar #Kalyanasundaram #MindMappingTechnique #OwensTanner #VisualAids #RussellNewton #NewtonMG #PeterHollins #TheScienceofSelf #HowTheBrainLearns
Lessons From The Heroes Of Old AudioChapter from Legendary Self-Discipline AudioBook by Peter Hollins
Mar 19 2024
Lessons From The Heroes Of Old AudioChapter from Legendary Self-Discipline AudioBook by Peter Hollins
Legendary Self-Discipline: Lessons from Mythology and Modern Heroes on Choosing the Right Path Over the Easy Path By Peter HollinsHear it Here - https://bit.ly/legendaryselfdiscipline00:01:31.630 In Greek mythology, Pandora was the first human female00:14:21.940 Daedalus was a master inventor and designer00:37:27.370 The Monkey’s Paw and the dangers of shortcuts00:50:37.069 Hercules and the Twelve Labors and embracing hardshiphttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B089G6MNQCFight temptation, tame your impulses, and learn to persevere.We know we should use self-discipline, just like we know we should budget more wisely, or eat more healthy. But just because we know about something doesn’t mean we know how to do it.See role model; copy role model. It's the quickest path from Point A to Point B.Legendary Self-Discipline teaches you tough lessons in clear ways. Want to learn to resist distraction, push through your pain, and embrace a life of hardship yet ultimate fulfillment? The ancient Greeks were onto something. Not only that - we’ll dive into a few more modern role models to emulate, and understand how we can cope with the difficulties of life, yet never stop and keep on going.This book imparts a multitude of lessons in two sections. The first section is on mythology and seeing willpower and great hardship play out - this allows you to understand the best mindset. The second section is on real-life titans of self-discipline and perseverance - this shows you what is truly possible.How to keep going when the going gets tough.Peter Hollins has studied psychology and peak human performance for over a dozen years and is a bestselling author. He has worked with a multitude of individuals to unlock their potential and path towards success. His writing draws on his academic, coaching, and research experience.Learn the willpower lessons that have withstood the test of time.Pandora’s Box, the 12 labors of Hercules, the story of Arete and Kakia, Icarus and Daedalus, and many more tales to capture your imagination and motivate you to be better. Plus, well-known modern figures such as Victor Frankl, Stephen King, Thomas Edison, and Benjamin Franklin.Identify the tiny changes you can make for huge results in your life.Many times, what we want is not complex. You might even call it simple. Yet, it is rarely easy. And that’s because self-discipline holds us back. Our habits, addictions, and limited comfort zone control us. But that’s no way to live. Take inspiration from heroes of old and present-day warriors.Achieve your long-term goals by clicking the BUY NOW button.This is the sixth book in the “Live a Disciplined Life” series, as listed below:1.The Science of Self-Discipline: The Willpower, Mental Toughness, and Self-Control to Resist Temptation and Achieve Your Goals2.Finish What You Start: The Art of Following Through, Taking Action, Executing, & Self-Discipline3.Neuro-Discipline: Everyday Neuroscience for Self-Discipline, Focus, and Defeating Your Brain’s Impulsive and Distracted Nature4.Mind Over Matter: The Self-Discipline to Execute Without Excuses, Control Your Impulses, and Keep Going When You Want to Give Up5. Practical Self-Discipline6.Legendary Self-Discipline: Lessons from Mythology and Modern Heroes on Choosing the Right Path Over the Easy Path#Adversity #Alcmene #Arachne #Arcadia #Arete #Athena #Cerberus #Daedalus #DelosIsland #Icarus #MonkeysPaw #PandorasBox #Prometheus #Psyche #Selfcontrol #Selfdiscipline #SergeantMajorMorris #ViktorFrankl #ThomasEdison #WWJacobs #RussellNewton #NewtonMG #PeterHollins #TheScienceofSelf...
Cultivate A Beginner’s Mind
Mar 15 2024
Cultivate A Beginner’s Mind
Easily listen to The Science of Self in your podcast app of choice at https://bit.ly/ScienceOfSelfPodcastHear it Here - https://adbl.co/3vumSjN00:06:11 Shunryu Suzuki's book Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind 00:12:23 Seek Out Counterevidence00:14:45 Reframe Knowledge and Skill as Something Malleable00:15:55 Invite Awe00:17:49 “Away From” Versus “Toward” Motivation00:24:37 Make Your Goals Positive00:25:30 Mix It Up00:27:16 Set Interim Goals• The paradox of expertise is that when we know, we are immediately in a smaller, more limited frame of mind. To embrace humility and curiosity, cultivate a “beginner’s mind.” Build receptivity, curiosity, ambiguity, and playfulness, and be willing to say you don’t know.• Let go of assumptions and preconceptions, and deliberately seek out counterevidence for the things you believe to be true. With a growth mindset, you can reframe knowledge and skill as something malleable. Finally, invite awe and wonder into your life and immerse yourself in the unknown. • There are two types of motivation: "Away-from" motivation involves avoiding something undesirable, while "toward" motivation revolves around striving toward a goal. We are all different and motivated by different things, our preferences themselves changing over time. Running away from something works, but it fundamentally contradicts the way that natural talents practice. Instead, frame your goals in positive terms, strike a balance between toward and away-from motivation, and work on interim goals/baby steps.#BeginnersMind #Campanula #HumanGenomeProject #Krishnamurti #Motivation #ReframeKnowledge #SeekOutCounterevidence #SetInterimGoals #Shoshin #ShunryuSuzukis #TowardMotivation #ZenBuddhism #ZenMind #RussellNewton #NewtonMG #PeterHollins #TheScienceofSelf #TheArtofPractice #CultivateABeginner’SMind
A Peek Into The Science Of Habits AudioChapter from Neuro-Habits AudioBook by Peter Hollins
Mar 12 2024
A Peek Into The Science Of Habits AudioChapter from Neuro-Habits AudioBook by Peter Hollins
Neuro-Habits: Rewire Your Brain to Stop Self-Defeating Behaviors and Make the Right Choice Every Time (Understand Your Brain Better Book 7)By: Peter Hollins 00:03:42 Let’s take a closer look 00:19:11 The pleasure principle00:33:12 Habit Formation Psychology00:55:31 Conscious Psychological Factors01:00:36 Subconscious Psychological Factors01:06:13 External Environmental FactorsHear it Here - https://bit.ly/neurohabitshollinshttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B08RCV5KQNSmall daily acts to change your brain chemistry and structure - so you can be in control at all times.Sometimes, it feels like we are living out lives on autopilot, powerless to change what we are doing. But we’re not powerless, we just need to rewire our brains so that the right thing is the easy thing.Do you feel lazy, slow, unmotivated, or apathetic? Understand your brain, and you will solve all of your problems.Neuro-Habits gets directly to the root of all behavior: the human brain. We will explore the quirks of the brain that create habits from both a psychological and neurological perspective and what we can do about it. This book also presents an in-depth view of the concept of habits and exactly what motivates us to act.You will gain a scientifically-proven step-by-step guide on how to change your behavior in a sustainable way, and also make sure that you can put a halt to the destructive behaviors you’ve tried so hard to avoid. This is a guidebook, with actionable content.Learn how tiny daily changes can affect your brain chemistry and structure.Peter Hollins has studied psychology and peak human performance for over a dozen years and is a best-selling author. He has worked with a multitude of individuals to unlock their potential and path toward success. His writing draws on his academic, coaching, and research experience.Transform your negative impulses into positive habits.Change your habits, change your life.#Aristotle #Buddhist #CarolDweck #CharlesDuhiggs #ClinicalPsychology #ConsciousPsychologicalFactors #Dopamine #Duhigg #ExternalEnvironmentalFactors #GABA #Habit #HabitFormationPsychology #Neuron #Neuroplasticity #PhillippaLally #WilliamJames #RussellNewton #NewtonMG #PeterHollins #TheScienceofSelf #Neuro-Habits #APeekIntoTheScienceOfHabits #
Yes Or No?
Mar 8 2024
Yes Or No?
Easily listen to The Science of Self in your podcast app of choice at https://bit.ly/ScienceOfSelfPodcast00:05:55.340 1. Will this course of action create a gap between my ideal self and my non-desired self?00:10:28.110 2. Does this action truly represent my intentions?00:15:04.649 3. Am I merely uncomfortable?00:18:49.950 4. What would I do if I had no choice but to exercise self-discipline?00:21:24.029 5. Is “I don’t want to” a good enough excuse to not do something?00:25:43.800 6. Am I doing the right thing or the easy thing?00:32:21.180 Here are two optionsHear it Here - https://bit.ly/PowerOfSelfDiscipline• Yes or no? Just a simple answer, please, with no BS. This chapter is all about self-interrogation and digging into your excuses and rationalizations to avoid exercising self-discipline. What follows is typically self-awareness at how casually you view avoiding work. There are six questions to bring clarity. Most are indeed yes/no questions to force you to either admit a harsh truth or take action.• Will this course of action create a gap between my ideal self and my non-desired self? Alternatively, does this action take me closer or farther from my goals? • Does this action truly represent my intentions? If not, then what the heck am I doing?• Am I merely uncomfortable? Am I letting mere discomfort keep me from my goals? Am I so mentally weak?• What would I do if I had no choice but to exercise self-discipline? Certainly not the worst-case scenario.• Is “I don’t want to” a good enough excuse to not do something? You may have the ability to use this excuse, but what about those who are never able to take a break and have to act every single time? It’s difficult to feel gratitude and lack self-discipline at the same time.• Am I doing the right thing or the easy thing? There’s usually only one path to what you want, and it’s not typically an easy one.• Is there a real obstacle to my goal that I can’t overcome? This focuses you on the fact that most of the time, the so-called obstacle is not the problem, but our attitude is. If we wanted to do it, no obstacle would stop us, and if we didn’t want to do it, we wouldn’t, even if there we zero obstacles.• What is the outcome of this action if I continue along this path? Switch your focus away from instant gratification and see how a decision plays out over time, from ten minutes to ten years into the future. When you choose something, you are also choosing the consequences of that thing, even if those consequences don’t kick in for a while.