Dealing with Resistance when Learning Something New

Photo by Green Chameleon on Unsplash I recently dived into learning about Ethereum and the Solidity programming language. This is partly motivated by seeing the huge potential blockchain technology has for changing our lives (I want to ride this new technological wave) and partly because it's a total paradigm shift (and my brain loves those). I have a … Continue reading Dealing with Resistance when Learning Something New

Thinking in Organisms to Facilitate Personal Growth

I'm a big fan of metacognition i.e. thinking about thinking, or an awareness and understanding of one's own thought processes. This includes knowledge about when and how to use particular strategies for learning or problem-solving. Discovering and exploring new thinking strategies can expose a lot of "faults" in our mental processes. When I say faults … Continue reading Thinking in Organisms to Facilitate Personal Growth