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A scientifically based test to judge your cognitive age. Don’t worry it’s only fifteen quick questions.
“Age is just a number”, we coined that term but what does it mean? I always thought it was a way for older people to justify being with younger people.
When using the phrase in an appropriate form, it mostly is just a number. The couple are not chronologically the same age but mental energy and maturity are on the same frequency. We all learn different things and have different lives.
Chronological age is simply the number of years you’ve existed on this planet. In some countries, it’s the day you are an embryo and in others, it’s after labor. Nonetheless, it’s still the same digit. It’s summed up by subtracting the current year from the year that you were born.
A persons cognitive age can signify your level of maturity and intellectual behaviors and knowledge. The concept of mental age was first introduced by Alfred Binet who developed the first mental age test in 1905. Binet’s theory laid the foundation for the intelligence quotient (IQ) tests that are widely used today.
It’s not unusual for somebody to have a different cognitive age versus their chronological age. It was initially thought that the average mental age of adults was sixteen!— but was later found to be about thirteen and a half years old.
Here’s an example; a person who’s forty years old may have a cognitive age of fewer than that of a thirty year old. Reversely, someone who’s thirty may have a mental age of sixty years old.
We’re all unique. Maybe now you’re a 25-year-old who likes to go to bed at 8:00 pm and rise with the dawn. It doesn’t mean you won’t ever change up your style. Or a 56-year-old who likes the nightlife, partying until dawn and sleeping until noon. It’s not to say people can’t learn. We can all learn. We can make ourselves younger and older whenever we please.
No matter your age — chronological or mental — embrace it, manipulate it, experience it, and love who you are.
Now a few Q&A and the link to the the quiz we’ve all been waiting for. Thank you psychcentral.com Gina Ryder January 2022 article
Anyone, this quiz is a time-saving questionnaire designed for anyone looking to find out their cognitive age. This will help you determine whether you may have a more young attitude towards life or a more grown-up one.
I bet if you could challenge yourself to read this every morning and soak it in, you might find your priorities need a tune-up. Maybe even your friendslist
My goal is to help you get clarity with the clutter and focus on your life’s mission which will free up all of your time to be who you are meant to be, live with more energy, vitality, and passion, and feel less like a hamstring injury.
Make sure you strategically plan the lessons you need to be done for the week on
the right day. If the laundry room is packed on Monday nights, then do Laundry
on Wednesday. Plan your outfits if you can. Don’t stress. Get yourself a watch with
a timer, and make sure you know your three jobs before starting.
-Grocery shopping: 35-45mn 1. Get pop 2. Get dairy 3. Get paper towels. Tackle
those aisles first. Use the remaining time to shop for the rest. Shopping can cause anxiety for a lot of people. I am not good with math or deals, so it’s easier for me to
use Amazon Fresh or Walmart.Com to get my groceries where I can boldly see the
values on the app right in front of me. Getting things for sale, discount, or on
clearance is the best way to go. Everything ends up cheap at some point.
-Working: split-shift 5 hours: tasks for that day. Human beings are most effective
within the first 6 hours of the waking day /work shift. It’s entirely possible to have
a four-day workweek or a 5-hour workday. It’s about making sure the time spent
at work is just ON work. We wouldn’t need to be at work for 8 hours if everyone
did their jobs adequately and promptly. Studies show that we perform better with
fewer hours and more vigilant work, and shorter workweeks. You don’t need to sit
at your desk and doodle; that’s unproductive.
-If you work from home, SET A SCHEDULE. Change it up however you like.
Sometimes I work 9 pm-3 am. It’s about making sure you get Quality sleep, at least
5 hours of daily work, and enough days off.
-Every week, you should significantly improve your career journey and your
mental one if you adhere to reading and improving emotional intelligence tasks.
-Nothing is a more notable waste oflife than misusing your time. Days are limited,
life is changeable, “if you’re bored, then you’re boring.” If you avoid all your tasks,
then perhaps you aren’t on the correct career path, aren’t taking advantage of your
work time, or are not organizing your priorities. If you’re at work, you should do
something anyway instead of staring at a screen; it might as well be helpful.
-Zero to do. You can always read. Except, of course, you understand absolutely
everything about everything, then you’re fine. I don’t know anyone who knows
everything about everything but never say never. I don’t know everything; I don’t
think you do, either. Teach yourself something. Be your educator. If you aren’t
thinking critically, it’s because you don’t feel like you’re performing essential
obligations. At the end of each day, if all duties are finished, measure how you
think. If you see negative consistencies in emotions, you need to change
something in your life.
If you are sad every day and can’t figure out why, look at who and what you did
that day and what made you upset. If you have no real reason, it could very well be
that you aren’t satisfied with your career. To be happy, one must feel like we are
achieving something, going forward, and helping others. If you don’t think or feel
these three things, you’re likely growing close-minded and have already
considered a more worthy career path. I can’t tell you enough that you need to quit
your job if you hate it. 365 days (about 12 months) = 1 year. Do you have how many
good years are left? One second shouldn’t be wasted doing things that don’t help
ANYONE, including you.
Stop blaming other people for your problems. Even if someone is wrong, it doesn’t
matter. Blaming people is saying you have no intention of fixing this problem. You
want to vent and have someone else take care of it. This causes drama. No one is
ever going to agree with you completely, and everyone has different opinions. If
You want to go far in life; sometimes, your best-confined friend is yourself.
Don’t let others step on your goals before you’re done creating them. If you’re
positive you want to try a new career path, and you know deep down you can do it,
then do it without the approval of others. The result and your success will show for
themselves. Keep your ideas to yourself. It sounds counterintuitive to what we’ve
been told, but too many opinions weighing in often results in nothing getting
accomplished. By you, at least. Someone else might take your idea in the
A Different Way to View Your Conversations;
Become Trustworthy to Someone
If a co-worker or friend is speaking to you or telling you a story about their life. Sit dora, shut up. and do
Third-party perspectives: if you were a bystander seeing yourself, what do you
think? This lines up with empathy. To communicate effectively, you genuinely
need to take yourself out of your shoes and put them in a stranger’s. The third-
party perspective is usually used when interacting with others. What three things
should you do in every interaction?
Listen, like. Don’t think about what you’re going to say until that person has said
their piece. We can understand information and process it over TWICE as fast as
we can speak. It’s easy to interrupt people, but you can’t. You don’t understand
their end goal, so don’t race with them to win the conversation. They have their
intentions and their reasons for even telling you everything they’re telling you.
Don’t volunteer advice except if asked. Don’t advise if you don’t know the answer.
Google is at the palm of your hands for every conversation.
Take a couple of seconds to register whatever message was given. Can you
sympathize with this character? How would you feel if you were them? That
doesn’t mean apologizing for everything. It means equaling a human and sensing
what others may be undergoing (only enough to be effective) over sympathizing
is not productive. (Remember, you are NOT that person, and it is ISNT happening
to you, but be considerate, as if it could and were happening to you. It makes you
a better listener and conversationalist. We can all identify with certain emotions.
Most people at any given time feel Happy, Sad, Worried, Anxious, Angry,
“I am terrified of humans that don’t read” -piper artificial intelligence
Whenever I feel I have something very eye-opening to say, I like to put a disclaimer because knowledge is power, and too much power at the wrong time can make your brain wacky. I know because my professor in sociology used to knowledge shock me a lot. So disclaimer, you’re going to learn something if you make it to the end. If you skim or “don’t read anymore,” you’re an excuser, and nobody has time for your excuses anymore. They never did.
Repetition is a waste of time once you’ve mastered the skill. Though it’s imperative to keep your brain sharp by freshening up on your newly learned skill, it is also an excellent way to get you nowhere.
I have 1008 Evernote “Notes” and essays, scanned in media, everything. The thing is, I don’t even have 1008 items in my house, so what are all those notes? Hopefully, something this note right here won’t become garbage.
I’m a writer with outdated unedited garbage notes that now seem almost like note hoarding, each very wordy note which has absolutely every idea and knowledge of what to do with all life and so many messages I could probably discuss anything. Still, I have been battling RES for years, not even knowing it. This is me, as I am today. The day I should be posting the things I write. I think it’s March 2022.
The first thing I need to stop repeating is my excuses. I know exactly which medicine I am taking and what I am doing every morning since it’s routine… I know where I keep all my passwords and logins because there is an excellent search bar in Evernote, but RES loves disorganized things. It hit me one day when RES was running their mouth, and I thought, “I’m too “lazy” to type in one word?? I’m very far from a lazy person and lazy? No. I wouldn’t say that about me because it’s not me speaking; it’s RESistance. If I’m not too lazy to write a 5,000-word blog post that I won’t post, but I can’t type the topic in and hit search? Sounds like a bigger issue. Maybe I wrote about this. I’m sure I did.
The moral of the story is it’s good always to write things down: but one time ought to do the trick. 1008 notes? That’s silly; there is no way I don’t know this. Yet, I call myself lazy and unorganized. My inability to accomplish something in life is because, at their worst, RES pretends to be a part of your personality. Scary.
But still, I write a to-do list of course for the next day, even though I have so many: I sleep then wake up and basically pretend the note isn’t right there saying READ ME OR YOU WILL NEVER GO ANYWHERE IN LIFE.
So I did some research, and for the first time since the hunger games series came out, I read a book from cover to cover. A book discussing our only problem: RESISTANCE
We start here. We should start reading here if we’re still at the point we were at yesterday regarding our habits. Everyday habits that grown-ups fail to follow but know they should; if you do not make your bed, congratulations, you’re not a very grownup person. If you do not make your bed, and you’re a parent, you’re a terrible parent. Your kids are probably overweight and obnoxious in public. How can we expect our kids to have healthy habits if we do not? A smart person knows this.
Food for thought- If you do not make your bed, it looks sloppy. I’m guessing your grocery list and fridge aren’t much better. So there, I already know something about you. Google it. Does it help when you’re dating to have a messy bed? The first time a guy brings me over, the apartment should be free of kitchen sink debris; the toilet should be clean with paper on a roll and a made bed. It doesn’t have to be perfect, but it has to be done: or you must not have had time to tidy up from when the last girl left, and I got there.
It’s always Those people who Don’t seem to remember the pandemic. I write and take pictures so I can recall most days of my life, but they Don’t Don’t do either, and those who still wake up to an alarm clock that sounds like a fire hydrant (no) and hit snooze (no), check their exposed cellphones (no-n,o) and they never make the bed. It’s those people who I lack respect for. Bad habits never bother you. Everything you do is a tell. If someone can tell you have no self-discipline or RES is too powerful you should take a lesson when they leave you.
We weren’t taught the importance of habits and sleep and routines in school: We don’t lay there to process that we just woke up from another state of mind and need to lay there for at least 90 seconds and lay still. See the tremendous changes that happen. Be patient. If you don’t ever change or grow or try new weird habits, Guess how your day will go? The same as yesterday. All the same negative thoughts, too, even though we’re resolving the issue here.
Accomplishments happen when we are actively trying, and that means ignoring the bs RES tells you. Do you know how many of those thoughts are damaging? 80%. It’s why we hang out with like minded people. Don’t hang out with dumb people because that is dumb. Two dumb RES’s together will put you in a bad mood and cause trouble: You can be the same age as someone, but that’s just on the outside. My personality quiz put me at 60 years old. It used to be 35 then 40. My actual age is 30 years old. December of 2019 I didn’t even know what Tesla was, who Elon musk was, or that everything I was doing was wrong. I have learned more in two years then most people have in their life because I Dont miss school. You don’t need a degree to your own teacher
Resistance doesn’t ever go away. It’s a part of you. So train your mind properly.
Everyone needs to know how to wake up suitably. Zero at all can be accomplished until you’re fully rested and in a clear state of sanity.
First, When you’re not in a good mood, Don’t be a talk negatively especially to others. The brain can’t differentiate negative talk to real life events. When someone says things like “Id rather die then” and “I hate” or “I cant” your brain thinks it’s you and that’s how negative energy gets spread. Ittakes one person only to ruin a lot of things.
Tip: If you must yell at someone, google puppy mill owners and known animal abusers and tell them to kill themselves. Really. Also, if your first thought was, “you shouldn’t wish death on anyone,” then you are precisely the person I’m talking to. I Don’t wish death on them, But I can’t give them bad advice and their survival actually harms. At the very least, tell them to get bent.
There I solved your venting problem. I called the white house once to ask them which state they live in. I when on google maps typed in White House found the phone number hit call, and the White House rep picked up and said, “white house.” Was I expecting that? NO! Was IT hilarious and awesome? Yes: And did anyone get hurt? Nope, we both laughed, and she didn’t know either. I’m still learning America. I see magic everywhere. RES doesn’t run my show anymore – not that I don’t battle RES but recognizing RES allows me to intercept and change the thoughts I’m having. You reflect your mood. Think about it.
What does this mean? Well, for one, if I’m ever in a bind ill hit up the White House they answered on the first ring, and two; because I was debating my boyfriend at the time, and I wanted SO BADLY to prove my point of “it makes no sense that the White House isn’t in a state when America is only made up of states” I didn’t even think about calling the White House, I just did. RES would try to stop me if RES thought it could anymore. I disarmed them. I do that a lot Now. 5,4,3,2, and if im still not doing it, then drop it. Half the time, your thoughts are RES telling you that things will kill you, so you might as well call whoever you want if you have a question. RES is always the opposite of your true gut feeling. And intuition is actual RES is not.
You were born with at least three talents. You’re probably the very best at one and maybe close to equally as good as the others. These are innate. It’s because of your genetics and the talent that makes it your definite purpose in life. If you’re working for money, you should quit your job. Money comes when you figure out why you’re working. Life is full of problems, and we’re all here to solve at least one. I’m not saying that you shouldn’t work to afford expenses; I’m telling you you should know your next moves if you don’t have a plan for your life. You’re not going anywhere fast. Work that job, make that money, start that career Dont stay at a crap job for no reason ever. Everyone can sign up for POSTMATES even dui kiddos there are so many ways to make make money today. Stop 🚫 RES
I’ll say this once and hopefully for my own sake
The Masterkey to Life is learning about RES, using resistance against itself, figuring out what you’re good at and what you like to do. There will be a crossroads everything can be monetized. If you love to sing and you suck at singing. It’s probably not your purpose. However, if you love to sing and you know you can’t sing, but you know how music affects people, and you put out songs anyway, you just made it a purpose.
Helping others is always our goal: we don’t allow others our knowledge because we like them; we help because knowledge is worth more than the roof over your head. And the world is dark when your light never turns on. youre never going to learn unless you learn how to ignore RES.
Next time you’re doing something good like reading and your mind is like, “ put the book down, make a sandwich.” You tell yourself out loud you promise you’ll do it later. When you have sad thoughts about your horrible exes, and you start criticizing yourself again, step in and promise yourself you’ll think about it later. RES takes you at your word. This is the only time you should ever lie, and it won’t be w lie
You would expect to be dizzy after going on an upside down ride. You’re not gonna be all just back into “mode” not go mode not no mode just mode until your programs load. Compare yourself to an old desktop computer in the early 2000s. When we finally got online we still had to wait for everything to load. The very first thing you should do is read the note that never ends.
See that’s how you beat RES you use it against itself. Repetition to no end and junk slowing me down when I already have the same lists im about to write in 1008 other places is failure. Failure is crazy.
By definition: insane is doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results but we dont ever say “you’re insane for not reading”.
You know when you read a book by a professional and you’re like “wow that sounds like me” and then you go ahead and do the complete opposite of what the book said or recommended if it’s self help? That’s RES. It’s RES sneaking in as routine. We miss nearly everything amazing in life because RES has told us that if you’re still alive then nothing must change.
So if you’re still alive even though you obnoxiously texted your ex for months your mind makes habits out of what you repeat. You’re just gonna seek out the same losers and get broken hearted all the same because RES has convinced you that it’s what keeps you alive.
Our “purpose” is totally not anyones business and im as much spirtual as I am scientific so I often use the fact that I know the only real reason im here is to survive (which we mastered like 80,000 years ago when we invented tools and learned how to make fire: thus making us superior) then it can get pretty easy to not want to do the things I know I have to do to be happy:
Have you ever started spontaneously cleaning? You had no intention of organizing your closet and you’re not really doing anything anyway besides trying to figure out your life which is what you do all day everyday and that voice in your heads like you shouldn’t be cleaning and you feel the resistance. You fight that: that is repetition reminding you that you dont have to do that and you might die if you do.
Stupid right? We should probably just accept, we’re not very evolved. Just as cats can’t control their hunting mice and dogs can’t control their chasing squirrels we can’t always control our primitive behaviors either. But if you fight resistance one time, just once and your mind cues in on what’s actually going on. Let’s just say you’ll organize your closet hopefully until it’s done or until you get up to do an actually time constrained task.
What’s wrong with the above? RES Is ruining our lives. It’s like a primate living in your body shape shifting as you telling your mind that everything you do and don’t do is going to kill you.
It takes ONE time to break RES: it gets addicting when you start consciously noticing yourself having thouguts that literally have no justification.
The very first step to living the best life ever is to know what the number one thing fighting for your life to be forever unchanged is not your personality: it’s your resistance. Resistance lives inside us, it’s why we feel like magnets sometimes. I’ve literally managed to repel myself from grocery shopping in the past that’s how strong the force was.
Resistance was given to our souls as a gift when we were released from the cosmos: resistance is your Allie but over time, we figured out how to survive and didn’t give resistance any real job anymore. All the gifts we are given we are meant to use for good.
No matter how you see life, or why you think we exist it’s a fact that If you can control your own mind you will achieve everything you want.
Right now; even in my head I hear RES I picture RES as kind of like a trailer trash donald trump supporter. It’s neither he or she just trashy. Resistance was once a very beautiful person im sure but RES. Well we sure did a number on him/her.
So fuck, right? Wrong. Swearing is completely unbecoming and there is absolutely no reason for someone to make excuses. Do it or dont. You will live better then you’re currently living if you take the plunge and do the extreme option. It’s really very simple you see.
We figure out we have a mind, body, RES entanglement going on.
When I thought about typing this in the shower I remember thinking I bet im gonna rattle on and push save and go do my hair. Every fiber of my being is actually telling me to stop. But im going to completely resist. Edit this post grammatically and then im going to post it. Just so I can prove to you that it’s how it works. I’ll have a published blog piece as opposed to no piece. Which is better than ghosting my followers.
If RES OKAY ILL COME BACK TO THIS I SERIOUSLY NEED A BREAK. Uncut.
Return time: 6:16pm
Resistance also isn’t rude and pushy: RES is, resistance is generally innate or thought out even. RES has adhd. A condition RES actually created himself/herself. You are what you become because of what you train your brain. And you do have many habits and most aren’t very good and at least 80% of them you don’t even know you’re doing to yourself so take the time to read. Take the time care. Ask the questions that matter. Talk to yourself, that’s all you have when you hit the grave. You. You have to get along with you and that means burying RES.
Obama mastered it like A G Btw
He also took the time to take a Myers Briggs 16 personalities test. 20 questions 5 mins and he was the president but he still wanted to know who he was. Is that weird? No? It’s weird that you live in a body with a brain you know nothing about.
Since this is a blog and it’s directed at everyone start somewhere. RES can be anything from you should have more to eat even if your full to thoughts about laying down when you’re vacuuming. RES is going to get you a lot: especially at first but the more you continue to read this: the more you make it a habit to read stuff you NEED to know everyday. You’re going to win and RES will become the beautiful protector he or she was meant to be: Give resistance a purpose or it will give itself one.
This is the note that never ends Because we are no where near capable of living happy lives with the limited knowledge we allowed ourselves to haveZ
Education isn’t a option. Everything can be found if you really want it. In fact if you REALLY want something, if you PICTURE yourself holding a baby or whatever. Picture yourself in a scene you have never been in, then your mind has now made it achievable to attain since it didn’t kill you when you imagined it.
There are however some people, in my life especially who waste my time. They are RES. There is no time soon they will be reading a note everyday to better themselves, they hate to read (who doesn’t RES doesn’t want you to learn), they don’t have a hobby and they don’t like music. That is someone who I call waste of a meat suit: everyone you choose to spend your short time on earth with should he either reaching you something or helping you see something that has to do with YOUR PURPOSE.
My purpose is to save the lives of dogs. I’m lucky I knew that at a young age but I am unlucky because I can’t work as a vet tech anymore since it’s traumatized me. It doesn’t mean my purpose has changed it means I have to change the way I obtain my purpose.
When option a and b fail you, that’s when you invent option C. Absolutely everything you allow yourself to believe possible will be just that.
Next time we’ll discuss my good buddy Karma. Karma exists and it’s a scientific fact it’s universal law that everything you do (how you react) has an equal or opposite reaction then intended. How you react is how you behave and how to come off to others. How you behave comes from you choice to say something or not. I’ve learned the hard way to filter what I say. Because I live one a principal my own mother came up with “the worst thing you can do is ruin someone’s day”. And something so much as being rude to a cashier can have a ripple effect: smile at everyone, it makes you look younger anyway.
So, I will print this and read it everyday until I can repeat it without looking at it. I’ll read it outloud.
Who am I afraid of embarrassing myself in front of? Myself? Okay.
I hope this shed some light for those of you who fought RES and got to the end of this article because if you are reading this and not skimming (skimming can cause fake news by the way) then you actually just changed something in your brain. You realized you could read a whole blog article. You’re still alive right? Pissed? Yeah, the outing of RES is never enjoyable.
Don’t repeat things: do them again a different way. Don’t ever repeat a bad thing, don’t even get down on yourself we make mistakes just learn. Learn how to fight RES when he/she is overstepping other peoples personal boundaries. Unless it’s a blog and people choose to read (this) don’t force them to try and understand what self-awareness is. We only get there when we’re ready to get there. My time clock isn’t your time clock. Well if you’re reading this, since it’s live- then maybe we are on the same time clock?
Next time on the note that never ends
Karma left to its own devices always, always outperforms our attempts to cause pain or cause joy.
The following are random but helpful cheat sheet and tips. I have them printed out in case I need references. We think we will remember things but we do not. We need to repeat something multiple times to remember it. I do this often so I’m putting today’s date since the definitive change as I add and learn more.
There is a photograph of Albert Einstein standing beside the most famous man in the world, who happened to be the great comedian Charlie Chaplin. In 1931, Einstein was touring Los Angeles, and a chance encounter at Universal Studios led to an invitation to attend the premiere of Chaplin’s new movie City Lights. Both men are dressed in tuxedos and smiling broadly. It’s astonishing to think that Einstein was the second-most-famous man in the world.
Einstein’s visuals images began his journey to the Special Theory of Relativity, and for our purposes, that’s critically important. He himself was amazed when his purely mental work turned out to match how nature really works. But everything the theory predicted, including black holes and the slowing of time in the presence of large gravitational forces, has come true. Einstein realized that time, space, matter, and energy were interchangeable.
Nothing is permanent in this wicked world not even our troubles