The Fruits of Failure

Most of us view failure as something to be avoided. We associate it with not getting what we want and therefore think of it as entirely negative. But that perspective limits us. When we’re too worried about failure we won’t take chances or try new things....

Is Success Happiness?

We often think success is synonymous with happiness, but it’s not. Fortune and fame may result in pricey zip codes, complicated menus and plush transportation, but any correlation of these conditions to personal happiness is unreliable. There’s a more...

Who Do You Think You Are?

The purpose of nearly every belief you have is to maintain your identity. Look at the issues you ‘stand’ for and examine how they support your idea of yourself. Next time you meet up with somebody who holds opposing beliefs, remember that they’re...

Gratitude Habit

Gratitude is an attitude you can inhabit 24/7. The more you practice, the more automatic it becomes to notice details around you that fill you with wonder and appreciation in every moment. It takes effort to cultivate, but once you’ve got it, you live life on a...

Audience of One

Basing your self-worth on what others think of you divides your attention. Worrying about their opinions interferes with your authentic expression. You are here to express your truth, not to please others. Besides, you can’t really know what will please them...