TED Talk of the Day #004: The secrets of learning a new language

We know that people who speak more than one language fluently have better memories and are more cognitively creative and mentally flexible than monolinguals. Canadian studies suggest that Alzheimer’s disease and the onset of dementia are diagnosed later for bilinguals than for monolinguals, meaning that knowing a second language can help us to stay cognitively healthy well into our later years. Continue reading TED Talk of the Day #004: The secrets of learning a new language

Book Giveaway #61: Zero to One

He offers (through Thiel Fellowship) $100,000 to students (below age 23) to drop out of college to pursue independent research, project or venture. If you are above 23, you need to venture it out on your own. Some people think that commercial success is about superior intelligence, better luck or some divine karma. Get ready to have your beliefs shaken in the 6th chapter – “You Are Not A Lottery Ticket”. Continue reading Book Giveaway #61: Zero to One

Book Giveaway #60: The Man Who Thought Different

“Again, you can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life. Continue reading Book Giveaway #60: The Man Who Thought Different

Book Giveaway #55: You’re Only Young Twice

The astonishing truth is this: Nothing less significant than the evolution of our species rests squarely on retaining our neotenous traits. A loving heart does not sanction war. Childlike curiosity creates interest rather than fear. An joy gives intense meaning to each encounter. And adult world balanced by childlike traits would be a better world. Continue reading Book Giveaway #55: You’re Only Young Twice

Book Giveaway #44: Creative Living

… I employ the creative opportunities innate in the three ordinary realms around you – the visual material space, the theater of relationships and the vibrational environment. Now, you are part of all of them at all moments. But do you relate them with awareness? When you look at any place or thing, do you look deep enough, close enough and care enough to wonder and ask questions? Continue reading Book Giveaway #44: Creative Living