“Waiting is not mere empty hoping. It has the inner certainty of reaching the goal.” ~I Ching Waiting has a bad rap in modern Western society. It’s not surprising that I had to look to an ancient Chinese text (the I Ching) in order to find a suitable quote to begin this article. We don’t […]
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One reason that people resist change is because they focus on what they have to give up rather than what they have to gain. -Rick Godwin
“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ~George Bernard Shaw I would say it’s a safe assumption that most people aren’t quite sure what they’re doing. What do I mean? I mean that most individuals—whether they look polished and presentable or haphazardly have their life thrown together—are generally playing a game called […]
“Sometimes what you’re most afraid of doing is the very thing that will set you free.”- Robert Tew I want you to picture this. You are standing on a mountain, and in front of you is a taller mountain with a prettier view. Between the mountains is 100,000 foot plunge to the bottom, filled with jagged […]
I never thought I’d ever become a podcast person. No images? No videos? Just a voice talking to you? It sounded pretty bland to me, and I didn’t think it could capture my attention. That is, until I decided to give one a go. And then another. And I quickly fell in love with them—they […]
It’s safe to say that this time last year, many of us experienced a rude awakening: We were all preoccupied with and limited by “bubbles” of our own creation—so much so that, over time, we fell out of touch with reality. Regardless of where you stand on the political spectrum, everyone is affected to some […]
You can find more purpose and happiness at work and in life by asking yourself better questions… Have you ever done a copy-and-paste of your goals from the previous year because you didn’t accomplish any of them? I have. I’ve also fallen into the lazy trap of making my goals in line with everyone else’s […]
“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” ~Maya Angelou Can you remember what it was like? Becoming an adult. Having to take responsibility for your life. Having the world opening up to you. Having to suddenly start making decisions and setting a clear direction for your […]
Do you consider yourself a decisive person? Or, do you struggle to make choices for yourself—whether they’re big or small? Many of us (myself included!) fall into that second category, and there’s no doubt that it can be somewhat paralyzing. Fortunately, science is here to help. According to research published by Psychological Science, there’s one […]
When I was 26, I was fumbling through life in different jobs that were only partially fulfilling, unsure of my future but certain of only one thing: I don’t know what my IT is, but I know IT is going to be big. I knew very little about what I wanted out of life, but I […]
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