• Reality Check

    We are surrounded by technology that makes everything so efficient and immediate. Tasks that took us hours just a few years ago are now just a swipe away. We should have had tons of spare time thanks to this overwhelming efficiency. This era should have been a perfect opportunity for us to reconnect. And yet, many of us are constantly occupied with something. And this something usually involves some digital pieces of information being fired at us.

  • 5 Things I’ve Learned About Creativity

    Ideas seem much simpler when they are just a little voice in your head, but when you try to express them, you realize that they aren’t so clear cut. That can be frustrating, but it also gives you a chance to think things through in a more disciplined way.

  • Overcome Procrastination! 5 Suggestions for Kids

    Procrastination can affect a child’s achievement, relationships with family and friends, happiness, creativity, and more. Yet kids still procrastinate—for many reasons. Here are 5 strategies they can use to overcome procrastination tendencies.

  • 5 Ways to Spice Up Your Summer Vacation

    For many of us, the summer vacation is usually booked in advance, planned and designed to use every single minute. Which is great, but it doesn't really leave room for surprises or, dare I say, adventures. So today we are on a mission to bring back some surprises to our summer vacation. We are going to spice up our vacation with five simple things that will make us feel like children again, without giving up our grand plans for the summer. Ready? Let's hit the road!

  • Are Parents Increasingly Getting Better At Supporting Their Children’s Cognitive Growth?

    The latest insights on intelligence, imagination, potential causes for the rise in IQ scores over the years, and how behavioral genetics is related to education and grit.

  • Dare To Be Crap

    Truly great performers never stop exposing their own crappiness. That’s how they become so much better than everybody else.

  • Rejection & Criticism for Creatives

    Criticism and even rejection don’t just “make us stronger.” They actually can embolden our creative ideas and output. But how do you accept criticism and rejection in a positive way?

  • How Experts Get Even Better: 5 Lessons from the Practice of Expert vs Intermediate Athletes

    Expertise is not just a matter of time. A comparison of the practice habits of expert and intermediate athletes suggests that there's a little more to it than that.

  • Get Lost

    Is it possible that we are losing the ability to get lost in more than just the geographical sense? Is it possible that by knowing exactly where we are all the time, we are losing something more precious like our ability to be surprised?

  • Grit and Authenticity

    True grit may require a stable connection with one’s true self, an inner stability, to cope with a world that is inevitably chaotic, full of uncertainty, adversity, and fluctuations.

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