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How To Defeat Your Inner Critic With One 4-Word Phrase

Recently I shared with you how overwhelm and anxiety take away from your work, your health, and ultimately your growth. After posting this blog article, several folks reached out to me for help in this overcoming this capacity. If you thought about it, but decided not to (for whatever reason), let me extend my continued …

Fear Can Hold You Back Or Be The Fuel To Move You Forward

 All of us struggle with fear. It’s human nature. Fear has one big weapon against us: pain. Think of the things you’re most fearful of and every one of them involves pain. Pain is inevitable in life. It can be something that you dread ever having happen to you. It can be something you’ve …

Grow More Love, Peace, And Happiness By Letting Go

We all want to have happy, healthy relationships in our lives. Too often we try to make relationships work by controlling other people. Because issues that create pain cause us to lose what we hold so close. Yet it’s interesting how letting go creates more of what we want than holding tightly does. In every …

How To Reshape Our Understanding Of True Strength

How To Reshape Our Understanding Of True Strength

What does “true strength” mean to you? I used to think of most things in the context of the comic book characters whose posters and movies which would adorn my walls. I sometimes still think of athletes who can do incredible feats with their bodies. I think of inner courage, heart, and perseverance, especially in …

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Why Culture Determines Your Growth & Success

There are so many areas in our world that we blame our culture on. The perpetual violence in the US, especially in places where children or minorities are the victims, leads to division among our own people. When we look deeper into the causes of these problems, a destructive culture is at the root. How …

The Art Of Asking Is Community Building Manifesto

The Art Of Asking Is Community Building Manifesto

I’ve known the name Amanda Palmer for several years. I’ve known some of the music of Amanda Palmer for about the same amount of time. But after viewing her Ted Talk from 2013, I had to read her book The Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Helpbecause her talk …