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Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual by John Z. Sonmez

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Chapter 65. How the mind influences the body

Everything in this book so far has been mostly backed up by at least some scientific evidence, but now we’re about to reach into the realm of the unquantifiable. What I have to say on the upcoming subjects will mostly be a combination of my experience and my opinion.

Why should you take seriously anything I have to say on these subjects? A fair question, for sure. I could tell you that what I’m saying here is what I believe has led me to the success I’ve been able to experience in my life, but perhaps you don’t want to be like me—or you aren’t very impressed. In that case, a much stronger argument is to be made in saying that the ideas I’m about to give you in this section aren’t entirely my own. ...

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