More Is Not Better

When life isn’t going the way you want, it’s easy to get stuck in a cycle of thinking that you need to do or have more. You think you need to: Work harder Have greater dedication or commitment Push yourself to greater lengths (or maybe even to exhaustion) Learn better...

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The Unexpected Benefit of Good Deeds

“The smallest good deed is better than the grandest intention.” – Unknown Life is busy, and our best intentions often get lost in the bustle of day-to-day demands. However, acts of kindness are important. Not only do they make a positive difference in the life of the...

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How To Forgive

We’ve talked about why forgiveness is powerful last time, and why it isn’t about the other person, but now it’s time to learn how to forgive. Let it out and express yourself Write a letter to the person who hurt you. They’re never going to see this letter, so let it...

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Why Forgiveness Is Powerful

Forgiveness is hard. You want to be angry, and the person you’re angry at deserves it. There’s no way to undo the damage they did, and you still feel the pain. So, why should you bother with forgiving them? The biggest reason is that until you forgive, you mentally...

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Your Guide to Greater Self-Confidence

A lack of self-confidence hurts. It can take the form of a nagging doubt that locks you in an endless loop of starting and stopping the pursuit of your dreams, a tiny voice saying, “You aren’t worthy,” or a paralyzing uncertainty that keeps you stuck in tough...

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Finding Meaning

“The Bushmen in the Kalahari Desert talk about the two “hungers”. There is the Great Hunger and there is the Little Hunger. The Little Hunger wants food for the belly; but the Great Hunger, the greatest hunger of all, is the hunger for meaning…”...

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Dealing With Disappointment

The experience of stepping forward, suddenly realizing the floor is lower than you expected, and having to scramble to rebalance before you fall is a good analogy for what it’s emotionally like to feel a sharp sense of disappointment. We all know how uncomfortable it...

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