How emotionally ready are you to learn right now How many of the following questions can A you normally answer no to

1 Are you feeling distressed?

2 Are you often too worried about your family to concentrate?

3 Are you often too worried about your work to concentrate?

4 Do you often feel bad about yourself?

5 Have you lost your sense of curiosity?

6 Are you normally too tired to concentrate?

7 Are you completely turned off learning and training?

If you answered "yes" to more than one of these questions, you may well have some work to do before you are ready to learn! Or it may be that the context in which you are answering these questions is not a good one for you today.

There are two aspects of being emotionally ready: the interior environment (what's going on inside your mind) and the exterior environment (what's going on outside, in the environment in which you find yourself). It is comparatively easy to change the latter, which is covered in the second half of Chapter 3, but more difficult to alter what is happening inside you.

As psychologist William James puts it:

The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.

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The pace and intensity of our lives, both at work and at home, leave several of us feeling like a person riding a frantically galloping horse. Our day-to-day incessant busyness too much to do and not enough time; the pressure to produce and check off items on our to-do list by each day’s end seems to decide the direction and quality of our existence for us.

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