[PODCAST #6] Information Overload

Imagine a person who start his day with a huge piece of cake, continues his day by constantly eating stuff during his job, and ends his day with equally unhealthy food. 14-16 hours a day, non-stop eating. How unhealthy it is, right?

Despite the fact that we don’t really live like that, we still feed our brain with countless crap throughout the day, and fail to see its negative impact on our cognitive abilities, ability of concentration and overall stamina.

In this episode, I talked about information overload, and how I overcome it.

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[PODCAST #4] Thinking, and why it is harder than you think?

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Thinking is a cognitive activity you perform to process information, solve problems, make decisions, and create new ideas. You use your thinking ability and skills when you try to make sense of experiences, organize information. Or make plans and engage in other numerous exercises that impact your life one or another way. Although it sounds like thinking is a universal process our brains conduct for many needs, this perception is wrong. There are several types of thinking. To list some of them: Creative, Analytical, Concrete, Abstract, Divergent, Critical, Holistic etc. Any thinking type makes your brain tune into a specific setting that filters in the information you are receiving, analyze, process and produce an end result. How amazing is that, right? The process we generalize as “thinking” is in fact a huge mechanism comprising numerous settings we can use in our daily lives, experiment around and get desired results! That’s right, thinking as a subject is important, and interesting one. Although it sounds like we are engaged in the thinking process all day long, it is not always true. In fact, thinking is quite harder than we imagine. And most people don’t really engage in thinking process that often.  George Bernard Shaw once remarked:

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