6 Stories That Are Holding You Back


Learn how to rewrite your mental stories to become a more engaged, proactive, and successful person.

Anaïs Nin, echoing some ancient wisdom, wrote that “we don’t see things as they are; we see them as we are.” True story. The idea that the world is just a reflection of our own thoughts, memories, and experiences — our “stories” — is one of the most useful insights into happiness, success, and self-development. Change those thoughts, and the … Read More


in Art of Personal Development, Empowerment

How to Use “Ugly” Emotions to Your Advantage


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Envy. Procrastination. Fear. These three emotional patterns are responsible for some of our worst tendencies, from apathy to terror, pining to repression. This brutal trifecta can mess with our flow, sap our energy, and keep us stuck in place, often for years at a time. What’s worse, these feelings seem unavoidable, since they’re such an integral part of our daily … Read More


in Art of Personal Development, Self Mastery

How to Restore Your Confidence After It Takes A Hit


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If you’re working hard and taking chances in life, here’s an uncomfortable truth: You will fail from time to time, and certainly more than the average person. The cost of confronting your limitations, of course, is your sense of confidence, the one quality we need to succeed and risk losing when we fail. Understanding how to restore confidence when it … Read More


in Art of Dating, Confidence