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Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Lesson 4 Lesson 5
Topic One The Golden Hour Reframing Mindfulness Challenge Self-Mastery
Topic Two Modes of Appraisal Dread Threat Mode Adrenaline Resilience, Anti-Fragility, Grit
Topic Three Attention & Distraction Strategies The Golden Day Constancy Flow
Topic Four Ideals Flexibility Magnanimity Service Vital Engagement

Key Claims

Topic Overview

Our approach focuses on three "problems" — anxiety, distraction, and self-concepts — and three corresponding "solutions" — ideals, work, and service. Each problem-solution pair relates to a part of the brain: anxiety and ideals relate to the amygdala versus the appraisal cortex; distraction and work relate to task attention and default attention; and self-concepts and service relate to the left and right hemispheres of the brain.

Resolving the problem, and striving for the solution involves applying the three parts of the soul — intellect, memory, and will — in a particular way.

Part of the soul Anxiety -> Acceptance Distraction -> Work Hyperfocus -> Ideals
Intellect Reframing Order Sincerity
Memory Mindfulness Intensity Humility
Will Challenge Constancy Generosity

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