1: Fear.

“We often don’t even recognize that the emotion we’re feeling is fear,” says Kristen Ulmer, one of the world’s leading experts on fear, in Steven Kotler‘s book¬†The Art of Impossible.¬†

“Instead, it gets misinterpreted and redirected, showing up as blame, anger, sadness, or in irrational thoughts and behavior.”

To combat this tendency, we can develop an awareness of our fear by noticing it in … continue reading

1: “Human flight is an ancient dream. It took us five thousand years to go from the first winged human cave drawing to the Wright brothers putting their Kitty Hawk launch into the record books,” one of author Steven Kotler‘s mentors told him. “Yet we didn’t stop there. Next it was transatlantic flight, then space flight, then the first lunar landing,” Steven writes in his book The Art of continue reading