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 10: Is it useful for a Ninja to feel lucky?
Is it useful for a Ninja to feel lucky?
The USSs we are discussing and enumerating are rather insidious and intrinsic. They are like background running programmes that do not ask for applause or acknowledgement, so we take them for granted. Being overlooked and undervalued, they may wilt and wither from neglect and disuse, or get disabled due to repression, as observed in the case of empathy in health workers. On the other hand, lying below the radar of awareness, they could become overused and dominant, as in the case of sense of ‘ego threat’ which is a ...