Focusing Illusion

As I see my daughter Swara (4 years) throw a tantrum for a toy that is broken, I can’t help but wonder why she cries as though it is the end of the world. This is despite the fact that she has 10 other similar toys. But over time I am sure she will begin... Continue Reading →

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Stories are the programming language of the mind

Stories change more minds than facts. The way to change someone’s mind is not to present them with overwhelming evidence but to motivate them with overwhelming emotion. James Clear Recently came across this super quote by James Clear which talks about how stories take a narrative forward in a more effective manner than mere facts.... Continue Reading →

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Don’t be a Perfect Parent.

Towards the end of the Crafting a Narrative podcast where Bethany McLean responds to questions by Shane Parrish parenting . She made this statement "It is freeing for children to see parents struggle with things and fail" and then goes on to explain the importance of showing children that you struggle and fail at things.... Continue Reading →

End of History Illusion

I came across this concept of the end of history illusion twice within a span of 2 weeks by two different authors using different examples to showcase its impact. But the concept in Farnam Street podcast discussion with Neil Parishca was the one which struck deep as it talked about this frame of mind to... Continue Reading →

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