I first noticed my obsession with self improvement in a college cafeteria. While training for an upcoming track meet, I was bound and determined to eat enough each night to recover from my grueling workouts. I mentioned to a friend of mine that I like to eat a small salad before the main course because I noticed I can eat more if I do so, kind of like warming my stomach up for the main workout.
He burst out laughing, no doubt amused by me not only being the kind of person to pay close enough attention to these details, but to also be treating it like a science.
I imagine that to many of those seeking self improvement this story doesn’t seem so far-fetched, because the ability to improve takes both self awareness and self control. [Read more…] about Stop Trying To Control And Let Learning Mature