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5 Uncomfortable Things That Will Make You More Successful

In a truly beautiful letter to his daughter Yolande, Sociologist W.E.B. Du Bois extolled the virtues of being uncomfortable. Yolande was headed to a new school halfway around the world from the neighborhood and people she knew. It was years before women had the right to vote, and decades before the...

5 Secrets for Building Self Confidence 

“The more you work at just being yourself, the more likely you’ll feel purposeful and significant in your life” Wayne W. Dyer Have you ever looked at someone and thought, “Wow, they sure are confident! I wish I knew what their secret was.” If you have, then you...

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A Guide to Setting Long-Term Goals in Life

A while back I wrote an article about grit. Grit is defined as “perseverance and passion for long-term goals,” and it’s a common trait amongst great people. Read their biographies and you will see that they all have grit. From the definition, you...

6 New Productivity Principles to Live By

A while ago I laid out a small set of productivity principles that sum up what makes me really productive. Distilled from a million tips I read online on a daily basis, they’re the gems that make the most difference in my everyday life. From the...

How to Be More Optimistic | Better You

Optimism is a state of mind. It’s a decision to process the experiences in your life in such a way where you think that everything is happening for you. And you choose to make all of your experiences work to your benefit in...

Clearing the Confusion About The Law of Attraction

Echoes of the Optimism BiasImage by jurvetson “Our brains aren’t just shaped by the past. They are constantly being shaped by our future.” 80% of people describe themselves as optimists. Our brains are wired to see the bright side. Tali Sharot’s TED talk on our collective bias toward...