Veritasium is another favorite Youtube channel of mine.
Check this out. It’s long but well worth 12 minutes if you ever find yourself needing to use your brain for something more than a place to rest your hat.
“You have to be willing to be uncomfortable,” Muller says.
So what sounds like a quote from a self-help book has some scientific reasoning to it. The very act of slowing things down and focusing on them, makes our brain process them differently.