Time is Needed to Regain Your Instinct After a Traumatic Event

Your intuition is a powerful tool and your compass in life. That voice inside your head gives you sound advice. However, many times we hear it but don't listen to it. After the fact, we then admit our hesitation, our concerns, and become angry with ourselves for not respecting our intuitions. Psychologists suggest that the …

Listen to Learn, and Not to Respond

Many of us confuse existing with living and movement with progression. The moment you take a risk, you have already won. Your first step forward in personal growth and change is always just one step outside of your comfort zone. Many times on our self-discovery journey, life experiences, and obstacles humble us. We think we …

Growth is the Courage to Risk Failure

Our growth depends on how adaptable we are. Growth is the courage to risk failure. The honesty to own mistakes and the humility to learn from setbacks. When you nurture a growth mindset, you find the strength to begin again even when there is no finish line in sight. Your life stops when learning stops. …

Regrets – We Don’t Need Them

We can never let what we are good at limit our possibilities to explore the outer depths of who we are. Never stop wondering what is next and how you will get there. Spend your life living, not merely existing. Excellence is about being...

Wisdom Wednesday – Are You Self-Aware??

The battle for self-awareness is an endless one. The ability to step back and see yourself from a distance, to analyze your own flaws and weaknesses, to understand your own motivations? This is not only not easy; it’s basically not natural. We were given - cursed with all sorts of biases and blind spots that …

Are People Intentionally Ignorant?

People do a lot of things that feel mean. That frustrates us. That cause problems for us. That make the world a worse place. They vote for corrupt politicians. They say offensive things. They make messes. They screw stuff up. This was my day yesterday! Naturally, our first instinct is to get upset about this. …

Jealousy is Bullsh!t

What’s worse is that it’s far more pernicious than we think. Competition breeds jealousy, though we often give it prettier labels like “competitive spirit” or “stick-to-itiveness” or “ambition.”