5 Things To Be Proud Of When Fighting Depression (And How To Get Better)

I have heard depression described as an angry black shadow that follows you wherever you go — and this is a description I agree with wholeheartedly. I mean, if you take a second to think about it, it just makes … r

Failure vs. Defeat (Are You Confusing the Two?)

Failure is often a sharp, bitter, pill… And it can feel so personal, and FINAL. But, is failure really a bad thing? Maybe you are confusing failure with defeat? Consider this: Failure is defined as, “a lack of success.” Defeat … r

The Myth of the 4-Minute Mile: How to Shatter Barriers and Create Breakthrough Opportunities

The world we live in is becoming increasingly complex and uncertain. And with it, the conventional thinking of yesterday is no longer sufficient. Creating real, breakthrough opportunities requires a fundamental change in our thinking. As Einstein said, “We can’t solve … r

Why the Influence of Your Closest 5 are Key to Your Success

When I first heard the saying ‘you become the average of the 5 people you’re closest to’, I instantly knew there was a lot of truth to it. Thinking back at some of my earlier friendships, I don’t remember ever … r

How Breathwork and Meditation Can Help Counter Feelings of Loneliness and Isolation

It seems we are in the middle of a new epidemic, one rooted in feelings of loneliness and isolation. Up to 47 percent of Americans report feeling lonely, double the number from a decade ago. When Cigna and Ipsos surveyed … r

Harnessing Self-Compassion and Altruistic Behavior Improves Quality of Life

For centuries, people have contemplated and argued over the merits and flaws of the human condition. Philosophers and psychologists have theoretically and scientifically dissected elements of the human psyche to get a better understanding of who we are as a … r