You Can Become the One

Today, many of us are looking for a savior. We’re looking for that one other special person who will love us. That special person we can talk to. That person who understands us. In a sea of social media verbiage, we yearn for human contact. Recent studies show that the most contented people (and the […]

Why So Many are So Frustrated

We are told to be happy, eat less, exercise more, be more open, be better leaders, better employees, and better people. There is just one problem with all of this self-help advice. The emphasis is on getting to a better place, which in turn, reinforces the fact that right now – we’re in a less […]

Happiness Needs to be Earned

In a recent survey, people were asked that if they could magically be made happy every single day, for no reason at all – would they go for it? Surprisingly, many said no. Why would that be? Isn’t happiness the ultimate goal? It turns out, people need to feel as though they’ve earned their happiness. […]

The Power of the Pen According to Anne Frank

She was arguably the most influential writer of all time. Anne Frank was a young teenager who wrote a diary while hiding from the Nazi War machine in World War Two. Anne would meet a terrible fate, dying at age 15 in a Nazi Labor Camp, but for the two years she was in hiding, […]

My Struggle to Relax

For years, I have been tense. I am not a relaxed person, so even a simple thing like typing on the keyboard puts me into a state of stress. The extent of my condition became very clear to me 3 months ago when I began to study and practice mindfulness. I was suddenly aware of […]

Your Reality Will Determine Your Success

Two people will enter the office today – each with the exact same amount of time available. Each with the same information at their disposal. Both eager to get the job done. One will accomplish a lot. The other will not. Why? Is one smarter than the other? No. They both have the same IQ. […]