The Resource The practicing mind: : developing focus and discipline in your life : master any skill or challenge by learning to love the process, Thomas M. Sterner, (electronic resource)

The practicing mind: : developing focus and discipline in your life : master any skill or challenge by learning to love the process, Thomas M. Sterner, (electronic resource)

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The practicing mind: : developing focus and discipline in your life : master any skill or challenge by learning to love the process
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The practicing mind:
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developing focus and discipline in your life : master any skill or challenge by learning to love the process
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Thomas M. Sterner
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eng
Summary
In those times when we want to acquire a new skill or face a formidable challenge we hope to overcome, what we need most are patience, focus, and discipline, traits that seem elusive or difficult to maintain. In this enticing and practical book, Thomas Sterner demonstrates how to learn skills for any aspect of life, from golfing to business to parenting, by learning to love the process. Early life is all about trial-and-error practice. If we had given up in the face of failure, repetition, and difficulty, we would never have learned to walk or tie our shoes. So why, as adults, do we often give up on a goal when at first we don't succeed? Modern life's technological speed, habitual multitasking, and promises of instant gratification don't help. But in his study of how we learn (prompted by his pursuit of disciplines such as music and golf), Sterner has found that we have also forgotten the principles of practice - the process of picking a goal and applying steady effort to reach it. The methods Sterner teaches show that practice done properly isn't drudgery on the way to mastery but a fulfilling process in and of itself, one that builds discipline and clarity. By focusing on "process, not product," you'll learn to live in each moment, where you'll find calmness and equanimity. This book will transform a sense of futility around learning something challenging into an attitude of pleasure and willingness
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Midwest
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1956-
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Sterner, Thomas M.
Dewey number
153.1/534
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Mind and body
  • Persistence
  • Self-control
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The practicing mind: : developing focus and discipline in your life : master any skill or challenge by learning to love the process, Thomas M. Sterner, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11568008
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multicolored
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MWT11568008
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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MWT11568008
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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The practicing mind: : developing focus and discipline in your life : master any skill or challenge by learning to love the process, Thomas M. Sterner, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11568008
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11568008
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11568008
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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