September 7, 2023: Interoception: The hidden ‘sixth sense’

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We hand-picked 3 good articles for you to highlight this week. Hope they'll help you get new ideas and perspectives. (You can read this online!)

📚 3 Good Articles for You

Interoception: The hidden ‘sixth sense’
by Anne-Laure Le Cunff (8 mins)

  • Interoception allows us to sense internal body signals, playing a key role in our well-being and self-awareness.
  • This internal sensory system aids the brain in predicting future events and maintaining body balance.
  • Practices such as body scanning and mindfulness can enhance and improve our interoceptive awareness.

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An ancient technique can improve your attention span
by Kevin Dickinson (6 mins)

  • Attention as Currency: In "Peak Mind," Amishi Jha describes attention as a valuable resource that shapes our life experiences, comparable to money that we spend.
  • Distraction's Evolutionary Role: Our brain is naturally inclined to be distracted by novel or threatening stimuli, an evolutionary trait to ensure survival, but this often clashes with today's attention-seeking media and technologies.
  • Mindfulness as a Solution: Mindfulness practices, like focusing on breathing, can train and strengthen our attention, helping us navigate modern distractions and enhance life quality.

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The 40/60 Rule: A Real-World Secret to Mastering Any New Skill
by Thomas Oppong (4 mins)

  • Action and Knowledge are Linked: Mastery requires both understanding and hands-on application.
  • Practice Over Theory: Real skill development happens in practice, not just in study.
  • The 40/60 Rule: Dedicate 40% of time to learning and 60% to hands-on practice.

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  • 🟥 Community Meetup:
    We'll have a monthly community meetup at 10 am on September 8th (PDT). We're looking forward to seeing you all! Please feel free to jump in and out. You can register for the event from here 🤝
  • 🟩 Glasp Talk:
    We had the second Glasp Talk. We welcomed Dustin Miller from PolyInnovator. He shared his experience and insight into information management and podcasting. Please check the video below.

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Hope you enjoyed reading this newsletter!
See you next week ;)

Kei and Kazuki

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