Who doesn’t want to shorten their learning curve when they’re learning a new skill, right? But research from a Harvard Professor suggests that we’ve been going about it the wrong way, that our traditional models of learning are inhibiting our progress. Practice makes perfect? Apparently not. If you’re learning a new skill, Ellen Langer’s innovative approach to mindful learning may be just what you’re looking for. Here’s why mindful learning will shorten your learning curve.
Silence your inner critic? You would if you could, but sometimes it seems to have a mind of it’s own. Do you sometimes
- Feel not good enough?
- Believe everything you say sounds stupid?
- Before you even try you’re afraid of failing?
- Wonder why no one else seems to feel like that?
- Allow your inner critic to sabotage your goals?
- Feel that you’re in a cycle of negativity?
- Wonder what’s wrong with you?
Wish your inner critic would just shut the *£@!** up?
You’re not alone, self defeating thoughts affect every one of us some point and can be a major obstacle to achieving success. But how to silence it?