What disaster do you remember the best from 2020? Maybe you can’t even remember some of the earlier ones – like the time we all thought World War Three was rumbling in the distance back … [Read more...] about Ending 2020 with Focus
Did the world used to be easier to live in? It depends on who you ask.A Gen-Xer remembering their childhood with glistening nostalgia, thinking about making a flyer on looseleaf paper and peppering … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Transition from Hyper-vigilant… to Hyper-resilient
Who’s better at multitasking, men or women? That’s a trick question, actually – the answer is no one. Long-time followers will know that we at the Urban Monk don't believe in … [Read more...] about The Case Against Multitasking: One Point at a Time
My friend Dhru believes our brains are broken. If you know me well, you know I don’t disagree with him. Dhru uses his podcast, Broken Brain, to dig into the secrets of neuroplasticity, epigenetics, … [Read more...] about Are You a Human Being or a Human Doing?
I got to go on my friend Michael Gervais’s podcast, Finding Mastery, last week. His deal is a bit different than mine – he’s a sports psychologist. And he’s always hunting for the perfect … [Read more...] about Finding Mastery and Focus in Unlikely Places