How realistic are your expectations? of yourself, of your life, of your brain, or your vibration…

can you raise your iq?I wrote this article almost five years ago.

Since then I have done a lot of work in the area of intelligence. This article is a lot more mainstream (meaning: wrong) than I like it, so I am in the middle of writing yet another article.

The new article will take out the mystery, why you aren't able to accomplish what is within your power to accomplish... And what to do so that you can.

By the way, the mainstream lies are in the illustrations... Can you catch them? (Hint: fixed mindset?)

OK, here is the original article: This article will burst your bubble... so if you are not interested, don't read it. Just leave now, while you are ahead... Now, I said. I don't want hate mail... OK?

I had an interesting coaching session yesterday. I spoke words I thought were dangerous and inflammatory. Turned out that instead they inspired. I am still stunned...
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It’s hard to be silently brilliant. Lots of thoughts occur when you open your mouth.

eb3bf6d2bcf2ecaf1ee944306d115dd2Some days I have nothing to say. It doesn't feel like there is anything to say that needs to be said.

Some people never have anything to say and they talk all the time. Others think that they have to first formulate it in their heads to say it, and it never comes together.

Professional thinkers, writers know that "it is hard to be silently brilliant. Lots of thoughts occur wen you open your mouth."

Thinking is a lot like digging for gold. Someone or something has to hold the dirt, or you can't get beneath it.
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The “you can do anything” myth… or what is the source of your anxiety

toda;y is the day when I finally do the impossibleThe anxiety attacks you experience

There are two types of anxiety attacks, as far as I can see:

  1. Dark Side attack. It is an energy that is broadcasted from up North. It is "in the air" and it only waits for you to notice.Then your reaction to it makes it more real, and also last longer than the energy duration would make it justifiable.I have written about this a lot.
  2. Your unrealistic expectations of yourself

If I wanted to design a system for unhappiness

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How Self-Awareness is the Key to Happiness, Effectiveness, Intelligent Decisions… The Sideways View

Note: I could not find any pictures that would illustrate this principle or distinction, sorry. The illustrations are for simple self-awareness, or self-delusion, but they are funny... so enjoy. Sophie

self-awareness-2I thought I was going to have a domestic day, you know laundry, dishes, stuff... and watch myself, my emotions, and have a good old time.

It's Saturday, and the weather is gorgeous. My neighborhood is even prettier in the fall than in the summer: you can see far and the contrast of the blue sky and the rusty color of the leaves is really beautiful.

The thought: "I could actually be happy" cured and hung in there for a few minutes. I made myself a nice cup of tea, and checked my email.

There was a note there from Youtube that I have a comment on my "Why are Jews smart?" video, so I went to check it out.
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