Brain Pickings: Better than Before: A Psychological Field Guide to Harnessing the Transformative Power of Habit

Simply a must read about the power of forming habits to change yourself. As Naval Ravikant says, “Habits are everything”. We are basically habit loops repeated daily. Learn more about this here. Brain Pickings: Better than Before: A Psychological Field Guide to Harnessing the Transformative Power of Habit. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw3Ov6hyE Continue reading Brain Pickings: Better than Before: A Psychological Field Guide to Harnessing the Transformative Power of Habit

The Atlantic talks to a responsible CEO about recognizing a problem created by your own company and how to protect the environment while protecting profit.

If you drink coffee made at home or own a Keureg machine, read this brief article about how they’ve begun to recognize the negative impact of their product on the environment. http://m.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/03/the-abominable-k-cup-coffee-pod-environment-problem/386501/ Continue reading The Atlantic talks to a responsible CEO about recognizing a problem created by your own company and how to protect the environment while protecting profit.

Another brain pickings: How Steinbeck Used the Diary as a Tool of Discipline, a Hedge Against Self-Doubt, and a Pacemaker for the Heartbeat of Creative Work | Brain Pickings

Here is an analysis of how productive keeping a journal or some type of log of your days, thoughts, or progress can be over the long run as it helps you see a birds eye view of your mind. I have done this for years and it’s interesting to look back once in a while … Continue reading Another brain pickings: How Steinbeck Used the Diary as a Tool of Discipline, a Hedge Against Self-Doubt, and a Pacemaker for the Heartbeat of Creative Work | Brain Pickings

How Each State Is Trying to Win Hollywood’s Business: A Guide to the Latest Production Incentives – Hollywood Reporter

This particular article is one in a series of many stories about how certain states where Hollywood loved to film in the past,  now don’t offer the same tax breaks they once did. It’s often cheaper to film a movie in places like Louisiana and pay to have everyone’s own hotel or homes in those … Continue reading How Each State Is Trying to Win Hollywood’s Business: A Guide to the Latest Production Incentives – Hollywood Reporter

Meditation examined on brain pickings: Sam Harris on the Paradox of Meditation and How to Stretch Our Capacity for Everyday Self-Transcendence | Brain Pickings

Even if you do not read the book or practice meditation,  take a look at this article as it stresses the importance of changing your outlook on the world to make for a better inward experience. If this strikes your interest then take a look at an app on your smartphone called *CALM* which is … Continue reading Meditation examined on brain pickings: Sam Harris on the Paradox of Meditation and How to Stretch Our Capacity for Everyday Self-Transcendence | Brain Pickings