a summary of the book: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi — Evolution of personality

e467cb53d8ac31e4800e7c6418f76129Some activities more than others are able to cause a flood, because:

1) they have specific objectives and clear rules;

2) they allow us to bring our capacity in line with existing tasks;

3) they clearly indicate how well we are progressing; Read more

A summary of the book: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi — In search of the stream. Psychology of engagement in everyday life

45897Is actually proves the opposite: if we fail to manage your life yourself, it will manage other external forces and someone will use it for their own purposes.

Don't need to wait that someone will help us live; we must learn to do it yourself.

if you turn the saying of Pascal, it appears that when in doubt it is best to assume that these seventy years is our only chance to learn of the universe and we should use this chance to the fullest. If we do not, we may lose all; if we're wrong and after death there is life, we do not lose anything. Read more

A summary of the book: Carol Dwek — a Flexible consciousness. A new look at the developmental adults and children

554543543the Truth about abilities and achievements

To see how more clearly to imagine Thomas Edison. Think about where he might be and what they do. He's alone? When I asked these questions to people, they always answered me something like:

"Edison in his workshop. Around him some Read more

a summary of the book: Fridtjof Capra — Hidden connections

2334224Chapter 1. The nature of life

the Study of material and energy flows through complex systems has led to the creation of the theory of dissipative structures, built by Ilya Prigogine with the staff. Dissipative structure, by definition, Prigogine, is an open system that supports itself in a significantly nonequilibrium state, but nevertheless Read more

A summary of the book: Robin Sharma — the Monk who sold his Ferrari

43254354However, I realized that everything has a cause, but said the Krishnan. – All done with a purpose, and every failure carries a lesson. I realized that the loss – personal and professional, and even spiritual – can significantly expand the horizons of the individual. They lead to inner growth and have a number of spiritual acquisitions. Never regret your past. Think of him as good teacher.

Julian, hardly believing what is happening, Read more

a summary of the book: Sergey Kluchnikov — Master of life

646534654the Very notion of security implies the ability to withstand pressure, to parry blows, and to communicate effectively with any adverse factors of life — from the favorable forces, people and events to protect themselves is not necessary.

Eastern wisdom advises the man to own at least three types of specialties — and for self-education and for earnings.

One spiritually advanced person said
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a summary of the book: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi — Stream

4233243432What is the stream

Our perception of life is the result of the action of various forces that give shape to our experiences that affect us good or bad. Most of these forces out of our control. But all of us have experienced moments when we felt not the shock of nameless forces, and control over their actions, dominance over their own destiny. Contrary to popular belief, Read more

a summary of the book: Nassim Nicholas Taleb — Anthropist

4324234423423I. HOW to LOVE the WIND

the Wind extinguishes candles and kindles fire.

Is exactly the same is the case with randomness, uncertainty, chaos: each of us would like not to hide from them and benefit from them. In other words, to become a flame, hungry for wind. This is, in short, is not humble author's attitude to uncertainty and Read more

a summary of the book: Ken Robinson — to Find your calling. How to access your true talents and to give our lives meaning

121323312what do you have powers?

to Find your calling means to determine where in some point your natural talents and abilities intersect with what you like to do. In this Chapter, we will focus on natural abilities, and the fact that you like, then contact later. While people will not understand what he has innate talent, he is unlikely to find its Read more

a summary of the book: Jim loer — Strategy of happiness. How to define a purpose in life and become better on the way to it

545435434Chapter 1. The parade of broken promises

Let's just cut to the chase. What unfulfilled promises awaken in us the frustration associated with achieving success? A lot of them, but here are the four most important:

Significant achievements bring lasting happiness and satisfaction.

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a summary of the book: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi — Stream. The psychology of optimal experience

7564765564Chapter 1. A NEW LOOK AT HAPPINESS

2300 years ago the Greek philosopher Aristotle concluded that, more than anything, people want happiness. Only to the happiness we seek for its own sake, and any other goal — health, wealth, beauty or power — are important to us only to the extent that we expect that they will make us happy.

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