Living Laboratory

The planet you live on is a wondrously diverse, endlessly mutating petri dish of possibility that’s in constant flux. Every person alive experiences this phenomenal unfolding of creation and destruction from a different perspective. Since ‘normal’...

What Is Impossible?

If you look back through history and catalogue the long list of things ‘experts’ declared impossible, you’d be left with very few of the conveniences and technological innovations that you enjoy today. Just because the precise method to accomplish...

Return on Encouragement (ROE)

The kind of story you tell yourself has an enormous impact on the way you feel. When you look at your life as a work in process, in which you’re constantly learning and growing, you feel good. If you chastise yourself for incompetence, you feel deflated. You can...

The Mark of True Creativity

A sharp and innovative mind is one that derives something useful from every┬ásituation in life. But positive thinking sometimes gets a bad rap for being superficial. Critics label optimists as simple-minded and Pollyanna. If people don’t sufficiently recognize...

The World’s In You

Two people can experience the same situation and have dramatically different reactions. One person might believe challenges are opportunities to learn; another may only fear failure. One avoids conversations with strangers while the other enjoys the opportunity to...