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Embrace Life’s Limitations to Unlock Life’s Promise
In 1944, a 39-year-old Austrian man named Victor Frankl and his wife Tilly were processed into the Auschwitz concentration camp. He spent approximately 18 months in the shackles of the ...
July 11, 2021
How to Quiet the Voice in Your Head
Do you have a little voice inside your head that’s constantly running a play-by-play of your life? Does ...
April 3, 2021
How to Accept What We Really Don’t Want to Accept
Right now there’s something going on in my life that's very difficult. I definitely wish it wasn't part ...
January 31, 2021
We’re All Monastics Now
My Zen teacher Susan recently told a group of her students at the end of a Zen meditation retreat, “We’re ...
January 25, 2021
Fear: False Evidence Appearing Real
I took a deep dive into fear after someone I love dearly, a close family member, began experiencing a physical symptom. We’ve been unable ...
January 10, 2021
How to Improve Any Moment
The title of this article is a bit misleading because every moment is already perfect (as good as ...
January 7, 2021
Jordan Peterson’s ‘Antidote to Chaos’ Saved His Own Life
Jordan Peterson has been through hell. In mid-2019, Peterson disappeared from public life as he struggled with severe ...
November 12, 2020
Must We Always Be Striving for a Better Life?
The workshop started with a simple question: "What do you want?" That question was followed with "What is your ...
October 28, 2020
How to Not Believe Your Ultra-Persuasive Rationalizations
I’ve come to realize that smart people are very good at creating super persuasive arguments for why they ...
October 12, 2020
How Being in Nature Can Spur Personal Growth
You might enjoy skiing or hiking. But do you feel at home in the mountains? Do you feel ...
October 8, 2020
We Weren’t Always as Good as We Are Now, so What?
There’s something profoundly disturbing going on in our culture right now. Well, truth be told, there are a ...
September 21, 2020
The Power of Changing Your Self Perception
One of the most powerful switches I ever made was switching up my self perception, the identity I ...
September 15, 2020
It’s Time to Stop Comparing and Look for the 5 Percent
We know we shouldn’t compare our lives to the lives of “more successful” people because when we do, ...
September 4, 2020
Anti-Fragility as We Train Ourselves to Improve
As I’ve been diving into my Fearless Mastery mastermind program, with some of the most amazing people, I’ve been ...
August 13, 2020
Your Autonomic Nervous System and You
Veterans, people who have experienced childhood abuse, and others who have experienced trauma are often left with emotional ...
June 11, 2020
This Gift of Solitude and Time
Commentary In the 21st century, we are overinformed, endlessly stimulated, and undereducated. We have a world of information ...
April 9, 2020
Gary L. Gregg
Returning to a Child’s Heart
“The unexamined life is not worth living.” ~ Socrates A Child’s Heart When I was little, I was ...
April 6, 2020
The Dark Side of Supportive Relationships
Imagine that you’ve had a heated argument with a co-worker, and you call up your husband or wife ...
February 3, 2020
7 Tricks to Making Healthier New Year’s Resolutions That Stick
The end of the year is a time for reflection and making peace with the things in your ...
December 26, 2019
The Silver Lining of Finding Your Unlikely Faults
“You’re much too agreeable.” “You’re much too assertive.” “You’re far too focused.” “You’re far too curious.” “You’re much ...
December 11, 2019
A (Self-Interested) Reason to Be a Good Person
Why be good? People have spilled a lot of ink on this one. There are more good arguments ...
December 8, 2019
4 Reasons to Cultivate Patience
As virtues go, patience is a quiet one. It’s often exhibited by the absence of a reaction, or ...
December 6, 2019
Kira M. Newman
The Emotion to Watch Out for on Your Path to Self-Improvement
There’s a downside to self-development some of us are prone to: It can be very easy to start developing ...
December 2, 2019
Better Than Self-Esteem Is Reality-Esteem
Many people want to build their self-esteem and confidence. A Google search reveals more than 500 million entries ...
November 4, 2019
Want to Change the World? First Change Yourself
The world is an imperfect place, full of suffering and tragedy. The humanitarian in each of us longs ...
October 17, 2019
‘Why Me?’ Is the Wrong Question to Ask
Many times in life, I have asked myself, “Why me?” When experiencing tragedy and hardship in a world ...
October 14, 2019
‘After Action Review’: Thrive in Business and Life With Daily Contemplation
Commentary On May 20, 1521, a young Spanish man named Íñigo López de Loyola was struck in both ...
June 18, 2019
Alarmism in Journalism Reiterating Government Line Leads to ‘Intrusion’ on Liberties: Veteran Journalist
New Mexico House Democrat Resigns Amid Criminal Probe Into Racketeering, Money-Laundering
Minnesotans Take Legal Action Over Critical Race Theory
Most Recovered COVID-19 Patients Have Broad and Robust Immunity That Likely Provides Some Degree of Protection Against Variants: Study
Pennsylvania Senator Prepares to Issue Subpoenas After Three Counties Reject Audit Requests
Eviction Moratorium Set to Expire After Congress Fails to Extend It
Walt Disney, Walmart Mandates COVID-19 Vaccine for US Employees, Alters Mask Policy
‘The President Is a Trusted Voice’: White House on Lack of COVID-19 Briefings After CDC Announcement
‘Dangerous Precedent’: Grassley on Justice Department Ordering Release of Trump Tax Returns
California Union Opposes Newsom’s Vaccine Order