The scientist Werner Heisenberg discovered how an atom behaved differently when it was observed.
This principle is easier to notice in living organisms. The mere act of being observed has a powerful effect on our behaviour.
We can put this to great use by intentionally observing ourselves.
Recording ourselves while making a speech and listening to the recording later helps us learn to speak better.
Writing a journal, where we observe our day after it has happened, helps us improve our lives through self observation.
People are often surprised when they learn how often they lock and unlock their phone. An app that tracks your phone usage helps you observe your own digital behaviour and make amends.
Observation can serve as a powerful means for behavioural change. Observing ourselves gives us the privilege of being both the observer and the subject.
Inpsiration: The Observer Effect