Rational Optimism

Keeping up with the news of the world can weigh us down in the present and make us lose hope for the future. However, it’s important to remember that news focuses on what’s wrong simply because it sells better. Sensationalizing fearful events grabs our...

It’s About Being

Where we’ve been, what we’ve done or how much money we’ve accumulated says little about who we really are. Informing others of our accomplishments might dazzle others for a moment, but it doesn’t leave a lasting impression of admiration. In...

Mistakes

What we call mistakes could also be described as opportunities for growth. Successful people often make many mistakes.¬†They aren’t afraid to take risks and occasionally attempt things that might make them look foolish. They understand that to grow and evolve,...

Risks Worth Taking

Without risk, there’s little return.¬†While we’re more likely to take physical and financial risks when we’re younger, as we mature we realize the importance of risking our vulnerability in emotional relationships. That means being open, honest and...

The Past Is Prelude

Moving through life without investigating our role in creating the quality of our relationships and experiences guarantees that the past will repeat itself, albeit with different details. The way to grow and deepen the quality of our life is to take a detached look at...