EP237: The Importance of The 8 Steps: Read
On this episode of The Wednesday Call podcast, Andy Albright continues talking about The 8 Steps to Success live from his home in Treasure Island, Fla. This week, Andy talks about the importance of reading.
"Are you willing to increase your capacity from the knowledge of others?" -- Andy Albright
Step 4: Read
Moral: Gaining knowledge empowers our mind and broadens its range.
Two Ways Reading Stimulates Both Sides of Our Brain
1. Opens up the right side of the brain to view possibilities and new ideas: Gaining Perspective Through Reading
2. Allows the left side of the brain to practice processing new terms and sort new concepts: Gaining Clarity Through Reading
1). Gaining Perspective Through Reading
• Take control of your mind.
"The energy of the mind is the essence of life." --Aristotle
• Regard all experiences as mere experiences.
"It is important to expect nothing, to take every experience, including the negative ones, as merely steps on the path, and to proceed." --Ram Dass
2). Gaining Clarity Through Reading
• Exercise your brain.
"The two offices of memory are collection and distribution." -- Samuel Johnson
• Relax your brain.
"Calmness is the cradle of power." --Josiah Gilbert Holland