Marian Diamond (1926-2017) was an American neuroscientist. Her work changed scientific understanding of the brain from being a static organ that generated with age to one that could be affected by experiences. As she so well put it: “Use it or lose it.” In examining four chunks of Einstein’s brain, which she said looked like… Read More Like a diamond …
“People think of education as something they can finish.” Isaac Asimov
“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” Pablo Picasso
Tomorrow … might you have an opportunity to learn something from someone close?
“By three methods, we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience which is the bitterest.” Confucius
I have the utmost respect for people who can admit their mistakes. And more importantly, learn from them.
My beloved and I were watching a gentle sitcom, where someone in it gave up a stable, paid job to pursue their dream (admittedly on a knee-jerk reaction to a bad day at work). It got us talking about our own career journeys and what we might have done differently, especially at the age of… Read More If you see a chance . . .