Category - Learning

Not Setting Goals
May 11th, 2020
Setting goals is a standard tool of the improvement toolkit. However, they have downsides — so here's the alternative.
Understanding Through Writing
May 9th, 2020
Writing is a powerful tool for understanding topics at deeper levels, as well as understanding things in your personal life. So here's why you should write.
The Comfort Zone
March 13th, 2020
Knowing your comfort zone and pushing the boundaries of it is a key pathway to personal growth. Here's how to understand it and why you should leave your comfort zone more often.
Lessons From My 30 Day Blogging Challenge
March 6th, 2020
A post-mortem of my 30 day blogging challenge, and the lessons I've learned from it.
Strengths and Weaknesses
February 26th, 2020
We all have strengths and weaknesses. Why are we always told to play to our strengths rather than work on our weaknesses?
Read a Book Every Week
February 15th, 2020
Almost all highly-successful people in the world read books regularly. It's crucial to improving as a person, so why aren't you reading more?
Stress and Rest
February 14th, 2020
Many forms of improvement take the form of 'stressing' then 'resting', whether it be exercising, practicing a skill, or learning new things. Here we discuss how we can use the principle to improve ourselves.
Learning a New Skill
February 11th, 2020
What's the most effective way to learn a new skill? A basic article discussing the differences between learning without practicing and deliberate practice.