Ben W

Ben helps students from around the world to improve their English language skills. Ben enjoys traveling around the world, developing his writing abilities, and reading good books.  

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Finding Your Flow State
8 days ago
What’s one thing that all professional athletes, musicians, artists, writers, and anyone devoted to their craft have in common? They have all achieved a ‘flow state’, which is difficult to relate to u...
The Marginal Returns in Life
19 days ago
There is a well-known law in economics called the ‘Law of Diminishing Marginal Utility’, which states that as consumption of a good or service increases per unit, the satisfaction derived from consumi...
The Power of an Idea
a month ago
According to the University of Southern California’s Laboratory of Neuroimaging, the average person has about 70,000 thoughts per day. That is about 45 thoughts per minute, and 2,700 thoughts per hour...
You Need the Discomfort in Life
5 months ago
The mountain looks intimidating. You're chilled to the bone as you make the final ascent. You didn't think you were prepared for this moment but you wanted to push yourself to the physical limit. You ...
The Sheep or the Wolf?
6 months ago
We often like to think of ourselves as "introverts" and "extroverts" in terms of our social makeup in how we act socially and how we get along with others. However, I like to think of another spectrum...
The Producer vs. Consumer Mindset
10 months ago
We are all consumers but not all of us are producers. This dichotomy between producing vs. consuming has become especially relevant in the 21st century when levels of consumption are at historic level...