We project onto others the good and the bad.
He becomes a chess expert, then starts from zero to become a Tai Chi expert. He shares his stories and insights on how to learn. Learning theories, Hermit Crab metaphor, downward spirals. Stress and Recovery, creating triggers to get into flow (the zone).
Our minds make lots of connections between things. Most of the time, they are good ones. At times they don’t help, when that happens we can manually disconnect and re-wire them.
Make yourself stronger, healthier, and wiser in the morning, before receiving any inputs. “Seed” your morning habits then slowly scale them. You’re more likely to scale them in the morning than at night.
The One True to artificially reduce your choices and value your things more
Making new habits stick. Make it failure-proof by starting small, using triggers and betting with a deadline
Journaling as daily training in positive thinking, a record to be consulted (especially when those silly thoughts creep in) and for reviews instead of New Year’s resolutions