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 9: Isn't It Exhausting to Be a Leader?
Isn't It Exhausting to Be a Leader?
The distracting element (Tan Tan) in my study is practising handstands and the crow pose, and I am practising tolerance and restraint. Watching the wiry young person teetering supported only on his palms, I see USS 8 in action, the ‘Sense of Position and Balance’, also called ‘Proprioception’.
This type of perception informs Tan Tan about how his limbs are arranged with respect to the surface of the earth. His brain processes this input efficiently and sends reflex messages to the muscle to contract or relax appropriately in order to maintain stability or ...