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Ferris Bueller philosophically stated “Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it” in the classic Americana film, “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”   Aside from Matthew Broderick’s character use of trickery throughout the film to get ahead of forces looking hold him down (i.e. the principal, Ed Rooney), he found himself going in circles. It was not until Ferris took moments to reflect and become grounded that he gets to where he wants to be. This is what Brad Stulberg exactly presents to the reader in “The Practice of Groundedness”.  We italicize...

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“If you don’t look back at yourself and think, ‘Wow, how stupid I was a year ago’, then you must not have learned much in the last year”. This is what Ray Dalio, the founder and manager Bridgewater Associates (world’s largest hedge fund) told Adam Grant, the author of “Think Again”. In today’s world, we often find ourselves curating an environment that just feeds our egos, beliefs, political position, and ideas. We entrench ourselves in our respective camps and create social echo chambers that creates this determinantal cycle to continue. An observer today does not have to look far to...

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