Category: Self-development

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Being Thankful is Not Enough – You Must Forge Meaning

If you’re familiar with personal development content, I’m sure you’ve heard this one before: “Write down 10 things you are thankful for, to help you recognize the good in your life.” That works. It definitely works. But what if the things you are thankful for aren’t enough to make you happy? What if you need …

Your Purpose Changes as You Change

“The meaning of life always changes but never ceases to be.” Viktor Frankel (Man’s Search for Meaning page 111) What have you changed in your life over the past week? Maybe your clothes, your meals, or your shoes. Now how about the past month? … the past year? Or how about all the changes you’ve …

Two Original Exercises to Unlock Infinite Value 🔓

“You need to let the little things that would ordinarily bore you suddenly thrill you.” -Andy Warhol That quote is important for one main reason: it instructs you to find value in the seemingly unimportant things in life. And two of those seemingly unimportant things we are going to focus on today are (1) your …

Everything You Do is Insignificant… 🤔

“Everything you do in life will be insignificant. But it is very important that you do it anyways.” – Mahatma Gandhi The first time I heard that quote, I honestly thought, “what the f*ck!?” How could anybody say that the things we do are insignificant? So I dismissed the quote…and judged Gandhi hard to be …

Does the Limit Really Exist? (How to Realize your Endless Potential)

I’m sure we all recognize a Mean Girls GIF when we see one. What an awesome part in the movie, right? Cady answers the final question correctly in the math competition, and her high school mathlete team takes home the title! But that’s not the important part. What’s important is what comes right before she …

You’re Doing the Math Wrong! (Why You Need to be Ambitious in 2019)

“Ambition” That’s a good word, right? I mean, I’ve never met anyone who said ambition was a bad quality. Think about it, to have ambition is to have “a desire to achieve something, or succeed, accompanied with motivation, determination, and an internal drive.” Sounds like a pretty sweet quality, eh? I’d say so! Tell me …

Do These 3 Things BEFORE Getting Into ANY Relationship

Heartbreak. Break up. Let down. I’m sure we’ve all felt some sort of gut-wrenching feelings after experiencing any of the three things mentioned above. So how do we get past those feelings? How do we stop feeling lonely and start feeling whole with nothing but ourselves? Answer: Heal yourself. And before you roll your eyes …

Discover the Meaning of Your Life in 2020

“What is the meaning of my life?” … That may be the most-asked question of this time. Possibly even more asked than previous generations. Don’t you agree? There has been an influx of YouTubers, Instagram influencers, and bloggers heavily discussing the meaning of life. Why do you think it has become such a prominent topic? …

4 Steps to Ending Your Shame (Part 1 of 2)

You’re ashamed… Of your past, your actions, and your decisions. You feel guilty or embarrassed about something you have done or a quality in your character. But why do you feel this way? I find the topic of shame to be quite an interesting one because I believe it is far more nuanced than you …

How to be Happy for Other People + 3 Deep Questions You Need to Ask in Order to Ditch Jealousy

“Jealousy is the root of all evil” Have you heard that expression before? Maybe you’ve experienced the backstab (or frontstab) by a jealousy-fueled person… or, maybe you’ve been the dealer of similar jealousy-fueled actions… In talking with people since starting my blog, a question I often get asked is, why the f*** can’t people just …