High standards of the gifted impress some, but for others it comes off as 'intense'. They might not find a match who'd tolerate their needs.
The voice surrounding the subject of mental health is louder, but it is not being heard by those who plough monies into research or scientific studies.
We get sick days, not mental health days. It’s okay to have a cold, but it’s not okay to say, “I can’t handle this crap today, I’m staying home.”
Mental toughness is one of the hardest characteristics to develop. Navy SEALs have a 40% rule which they live by. It says that when your mind is telling you you’re done, you’re really only 40 percent done. That’s why 99% of runners who start a marathon finish even though most people hit a wall ...
Feynman received his undergraduate degree from MIT and his Ph.D. from Princeton. During those years, he became known for waltzing into the math department at each school and solving problems that the brilliant math Ph.D. students couldn’t solve.
I love doing the most important thing first each day because the urgencies of the day have not crept in yet. I have gone a little far in this regard in that I have even pushed my first meal off until about noon each day. I have been intermittent fasting for three years now, which means that I ...