How frustration can make us more creative?
Frustration is a draining emotion – it stifles our creativity, builds up unwanted angst and makes us fell unfulfilled and irrationally irritated. Or does it? In this TED talk, Tim Harford argues the case that frustration can actually make you more creative than ever. By adding randomness and mess to complicated problem-solving, Tim is adamant that you are guaranteed a more robust solution with far less time-wasted. It’s time to avoid the easy route, take our eyes past the obvious, straight-forward and most manageable solution, and head right for the frustrating, tricky stuff. “Just because you don’t like it, doesn’t mean it isn’t helping you” Listen to his TED talk above to be convinced of the advantages of working with a little mess and how frustration could just be the key to success.
How to stop screwing yourself over?
It’s time to stop screwing yourself over – as Mel Robbins so eloquently puts it. We so often we hear the words: “your life is in your hands.” Well, it’s the truth… Your life really is in your hands, yet how hard do we find it to take action and create the life we really want? Too often we are just putting up with life … Whether that means living with mediocre relationships, jobs that make us unhappy and circumstances we claim are beyond our control, we usually put up with t because for lots of different reasons. For example, we don’t have the drive to change things, or we don’t believe we need to change our lives and can actually have much better ones.
In her Ted Talk named “How to Stop Screwing Yourself Over” Mel Robbins gets closer to the audience with her interesting approach. She makes people think about their current state compared to what they really want to achieve in their lives
Life begins at the end of your comfort zone
Yubing Zhang is a first-year MBA student at Stanford University. A series of transformational moments have led Zhang to completely change her understanding of fear and courage, redefine her comfort zones and push herself to the edge. She has experienced the unlimited potential that exists when we break through our comfort zones, and is dedicated to inspiring others to do the same. Zhang has lived in six different countries and worked in four different industries. She holds a master of science degree from the University of Oxford and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Hong Kong. Zhang has served as an entrepreneur for the Bank of China, launched a vocational training program for victims of domestic abuse in Cambodia and founded a platform that supports and coaches everyday people to share their passion, ideas and extraordinary stories through talks and performances.