An easy way to hack willpower and self-control, backed by research in social psychology

You’ve probably heard about the marshmallow test. A small group of preschool children between 3 to 5 years old are each offered a marshmallow and given two choices; eat the treat immediately, or wait until the researcher returns and receive a second marshmallow. No threats of punishment on failure, just the promise of reward if[…]

How Shakespeare Wrote The Greatest Stories? Negative Capability

Encyclopaedia Britannica defines negative capability as: “… a writer’s ability, “which Shakespeare possessed so enormously,” to accept uncertainties, mysteries, doubts, without any irritable reaching after fact and reason.” This phrase was first used by John Keats in a letter to his brothers in 1817. Negative capability is the capacity to embrace mystery. To be still[…]