The outcomes of failure and success and how some people choose to use them to their advantage Failure almost always entails one of two things, and often a combination of the two: Demotivation and motivation. Demotivation comes from that feeling of defeit, and that feeling that you might never actually accomplish the task that you… Continue reading WHAT CONSTITUTES SUCCESS AND FAILURE?
For all those of you who are easily bored to tears with general interest movies, I have compiled a list of some top thought-provoking movies below. 1- Good Will Hunting (1997) Good Will Hunting is about a custodian at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Will, who appears to be a gifted accidental mathematician and is soon discovered by a psychologist who decides to mentor… Continue reading THOUGHT-PROVOKING MOVIES TO CONSIDER
During the year of 2014, while re-engaging in the study of mathematics, I attemped to use visual techniques to retain numbers in a swifter manner; experimenting with several methods and viewing documentaries relating to savants proved to me that the study of mnemonics, although I still have not been able to master it, was quite helpful for strengthening one’s memory and… Continue reading WHY THE STUDY OF MATHEMATICS CAN SPUR YOUR CREATIVITY
It’s apparent that we all unconsciously attribute a certain value to the time we take off from our schedules to hang out with the people that we decide to hang out with. This usually becomes more important when it comes to establishing close relationships or potential commitments. Here’s why, in several instances, I think that the “if you must fail, fail quickly”… Continue reading APPLYING THE “IF YOU MUST FAIL, FAIL QUICKLY” RATIONALE TO RELATIONSHIPS
It would be great to believe that inner beauty trumps physical looks, but the not-so-pretty truth is that people are visual by nature. When it comes to womens’ physical features, several studies suggest that most males around the globe have a preference for high cheekbones, full lips, small chins and an hourglass figure, the perfect picture of a… Continue reading UNDERSTANDING UNIVERSAL BEAUTY