In this TED talk, Ida Abdalkhani enagages the audience in a laughter yoga session. Laughter session forces oneself to laugh but within 2 minutes the forced laughter becomes real. “We laugh 300 times a day as children but only 30 as adults”. Laugh makes people release a flood of positive neurotrasmitters which stimulate our brains, our immune and our nervous system.
As Ida Abdalkahni concludes, “it’s within your power to make your narrative a joyful one”.
Sometimes “the ability to learn faster than your competitors may be the only sustainable competitive advantage”, says Arie de Geus, a business theorist.
Neverthless Learning to do something we are not familiar with requires a willingness to experiment that is common in children but quite discomforting for most of us.
In this article Erika Andersen identifies four attributes which characterise the process of Learning:
The author discusses some mental tools which can boost these attributes and help us in learning to learn.
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