This week, I wrote a curated article on 3 ideas for us to learn better. It's an assignment for the Collector to Creator course, and I've been loving the course so far!
I think online courses are fantastic for the community - while books are timeless and are a great source of information, learning through an online course can give you accountability, and might even boost your learning through discussions with the community.
That being said, I shared my notes on the course on Twitter. I might post the notes on my blog too, once I'm done with the course.
Another thing I've been up to this week - I revamped my blog and newsletter!
Previously, I used WordPress and Revue for my blog and newsletter, but now I've changed it to Ghost and Substack?
Why the change?
WordPress and Revue weren't that easy to use for me - as a result, I spent so much time doing process work, instead of actually writing. Hopefully, with better tools, I can improve my output!
3 Things From Me
We've been taught so much in school, but never taught how to learn. In this article, I discussed how we can learn better by utilising the testing effect, the spacing effect and using a growth mindset.
Here are my notes on how to collect the information we consume.
One of the best books I’ve read. Wished I read it when I was still tender-aged. Recommended read for everyone.
3 Things I Discovered
I discovered the Tiny Habits book while browsing through Amazon, but this quick program is a great introduction to the Tiny Habits method.
The Tiny Habits Method is a technique to create lasting behaviour change in an easy and fun manner.
I highly recommend going trying it out, and I think my life's changed a little bit better since implementing the method.
"Plant a good seed in the right spot, and it will grow without coaxing"
Dr BJ Fogg
If you pick the right small behavior and the right spot in your day, then you won't have to motivate yourself to have it grow. It will just happen naturally, like a good seed planted in a good spot! It’s important your new behavior comes after something you already do consistently.
If you're interested in learning how to write, I highly recommend reading this handbook by Julian Shapiro. It's been updated recently, and this new version is so much better!
I've been writing better thanks to it.
This course gives you easy access to the invaluable learning techniques used by experts in art, music, literature, math, science, sports, and many other disciplines.
Using these approaches, no matter what your skill levels in topics you would like to master, you can change your thinking and change your life.
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Thanks for reading!