Andrew Short and Neuroplasticity

Mental health is a big issue and concern of mine, not just for myself but for all those whom I work with and for. And, I’m glad that it’s become a bigger part of the conversation in the professional world as more people realize that it’s as important as any other type of “health” out there.

And, I’m increasingly encouraged with the continued scientific progress and growth in areas related to the brain and our ability to overcome obstacles that were once thought impossible. How quickly we can discount ourselves and others when we believe faulty science (or out-of-date perspectives).

The story of Andrew Short is very encouraging:

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On Facetime

For the past few months I’ve been traveling south from San Francisco to Palo Alto / Menlo Park to work on a few projects with friends and to connect with the venture capital firm that I’ve currently stationed with. I take the early-morning Caltrain (there are tons of options in the morning) and then head back on one of the hourly time-tables.

It’s generally a pleasant ride (even if I don’t get a seat, which is rare) and I’m able to relax, take a nap, or double-down on something I’ve been working on with very little distraction. My Karma hotspot works really well.

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