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“Blink—The Power of Thinking Without Thinking” by Malcolm Gladwell: Part One

The conscious strategy is the on one we’re most familiar with. We think about what we’ve learned, and eventually we come up with an answer. This strategy is logical and definitive. But it takes us eighty cards to get there. … Continue reading

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“10% Happier” by Dan Harris: Part Two

Mindfulness is the ability to recognize what is happening in your mind right now—anger, jealousy, sadness, the pain of a stubbed toe, whatever—without getting carried away by it. According to the Buddha, we have three habitual responses to everything we … Continue reading

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