Daily, snackable writings and podcasts to spur changes in thinking.

A blueprint for building a better brain by slow, consistent, daily drops of influence.

The way we think is both our greatest tool - indeed our only tool - and very often it is also our biggest leash. We are only who we think we are. Our opportunities are also limited by who other people think we are. It stands to reason that if we’d like to change who we are, we must start with an effort to change our thinking. Read more here


July 21st, 2018

Take a cue from the very thing that allows you to read and understand this sentence: your brain.


A neuron only fires if it gets enough stimulation. 


A couple of weak pulses from connections to other neurons and nothing happens.


A few tepid practice sessions with some new activity . . . and nothing happens.




But if that neuron gets a strong enough input. . .


or weak signals from a whole bunch of connections . . .


BOOM, it fires off like a lightning bolt.




Put in a really strong effort. . .


or stay consistent with small efforts, and over enough time . . .


BOOM, a little breakthrough.




How we operate (Literally) on a microscopic level is also how we operate on a day-to-day level.



Feel like a moron, banging your head against something new? 


Just keep at it.  The right neurons will fire eventually, and then appropriately, you’ll start making headway, literally.

Podcast Ep. 97: Headway

Tinkered Thinking