Keep your New Year’s resolution by thinking like this

The size of your resolution isn't what causes you to quit. It's because you're going too fast. If you slow down, you'll have a better chance at keeping your resolution. Let me explain. Maybe you want to get super fit, or land a massive promotion, or make millions in your new business. Those are big … Continue reading Keep your New Year’s resolution by thinking like this

Are you living for the right person?

We all live for people. But are you living for the right person? Maybe you became a buttoned-up lawyer because your parents “made” you, when you really wanted to be an artist in paint-covered jeans, flicking the perfect strokes like Bob Ross, but it was too “impractical.” Now, you’re miserable.  Or, maybe you’re feeling frantic … Continue reading Are you living for the right person?

Today is the most powerful day you have

Today you can start changing your life. Right now. This moment. The career change you wanted to make, the life partner you wanted to find, the blog you’ve talked about starting, today you can do something about them.  The past needn’t define you. The present is everyone’s opportunity to redefine themselves.  The future is too … Continue reading Today is the most powerful day you have

One of the most powerful things you can do for yourself: Forgive

We all make mistakes, and we forgive others. But often forgiving ourselves is harder.  But we must.  Do you know what I’m talking about? It’s that thing you did or continue doing that you can’t release and forgive yourself. Instead, you punish.  I know all about that.  Defiance marked my teenage face, as I screamed … Continue reading One of the most powerful things you can do for yourself: Forgive

Suffering is one of the best ways to find meaning

Suffering defines us, but we get to choose its definition.  That’s what Victor Frankl, a holocaust survivor, psychiatrist, and author of Man’s Search for Meaning (affiliate link) wanted us to know.  He told his story of suffering and survival, from a personal perspective but also as a psychiatrist. It was sad, but, more than that, … Continue reading Suffering is one of the best ways to find meaning

Feeling amazing one bite at a time

I love meat. I always have.  But now I’m a vegetarian. Why? It’s simple: I feel amazing. For decades, I felt terrible. Chronic pain in my back, legs, and joints plagued me.  But here’s the crazy thing, I accepted it as my fate, thinking that feeling that badly was my normal. Being tired, experiencing pain, … Continue reading Feeling amazing one bite at a time