Moving from Motivation to Grit

When we want to remain steadfast, determined, and successful with an endeavor, we are likely moving from motivation to grit. Motivation is extremely important to help us work through challenges and difficulties, give the effort necessary to progress, and focus our attention to succeed. Motivation can also be divided into intrinsic and extrinsic, a determination…

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Flow State and Memory

There are considerable similarities of flow state in a vast number of accounts but that does not mean the experience is uniform. Flow state generally reveals a slowing of time (sometimes a loss of time is described, which is sometimes associated with the subject of memory), ease of challenge or effortless action (although the challenge…

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Coping with COVID: Year 2 (Part 2)

Coping with COVID in the second year leaves us to question “What will ‘normal’ look like once we have a system in place that protects us from this pandemic?” The adverse impacts of COVID on our social lives, economy, entertainment, and perception of trust in the system meant to protect us will, in my opinion, never…

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