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Your Life Is The Sum Of Your Decisions - Nerdful Mind #4

February 10, 2020 by Simon Mannes

Meditation is a journey. So is life itself.

Where we are now in our lives is determined only marginally by what we did yesterday. It is more determined by what we did a few months ago, and even more by what we did years ago.

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Will Durant (not Aristotle)

If we want to change who we are, we need to change the direction we take. This direction is the result of all the small decisions we make each day.

Reading Recommendations

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Mathematics and Neuroscience Merge to Shed Light on Learning | Columbia | Zuckerman Institute

"What can a fish tell us about the brain and our senses? At Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute, two labs with different expertise — one in experimental neuroscience, the other in mathematical modeling — have teamed up to find out."

Agile is Dead (Long Live Agility)

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