It’s never too early or too late to uncover the superpowers that are hidden inside you. Using insights from brain research labs, it is possible to sharpen your faculties and empower yourself. Ultra Special Senses (USSs) are a set of perceptive abilities of the brain—they form the building blocks of superpowers. In a conversational style, Dr Anjana Sen reveals how strengthening your fifteen USSs can build reserve capacity for coping, increasing resilience and enhancing leadership attributes. Demystifying courage and self-awareness, the author urges you to align with your USSs to bring out the best in you.
Chapter 2: Being Good At Being Me
Being Good At Being Me
Me: Tan Tan, please be still and apply your mind to what I'm discussing.
Tan Tan: My mind? I'm upside down just now, but my mind is right side up!
Me: Tan Tan, I get distracted with your handstands, please settle down.
Tan Tan: You have to learn to focus. My mind is ready.
Me: Ownership of a mind is a sensation. This sensation projects itself to body parts and perceives the skin as an envelope that contains personhood.
Tan Tan: I am a sensation?
Me: In Antonio Damasio's words, ‘The mind is a flow of mental images’. The brain functions like a symphony whose performance generates its own conductor. The sensors of touch, ...