Why Practice Actually Makes Perfect: How to Rewire Your Brain for Better Performance

The following article is a guestpost by Jason Shen. He is a startup founder, blogger and fitness enthusiast. More on Jason and his new book, “Winning Isn’t Normal”, at the end. Growing up, we all heard the expression “practice makes perfect” from our high school coach/music teacher. Then Malcolm Gladwell went on to popularize the [...]

What the Research on Habit Formation Reveals About our Willpower and Overall Well-Being

This is guestpost by Jason Shen, anĀ entrepreneur, blogger, and athlete, more about Jason at the end of the post. In the past decade, there has been a lot of fascinating academic research conducted around habit formation and willpower. By examining things like how smokers quit, why student perform well and how New Year’s resolvers stay [...]