Asset 2@4x

Life Without an Inner Monologue: A Journey Into Silent Minds

A young girl who is sad because she experiences life without an inner monologue

Do you have a voice that constantly speaks to you throughout the day? Do you hear the thoughts in your mind without having to vocalize them? For most people, including myself, the answer is a resounding ‘Yes.’ This inner monologue is a constant companion, aiding in decision-making, problem-solving, and self-reflection. However, this inner voice can […]

3 Lessons I Learned from Jimmy Carter: Did You Always Do Your Best?

Photo of John R. Miles and President Jimmy Carter about the article Did You Always Do Your Best

In the annals of leadership and personal development, few stories resonate as profoundly as the encounter between a young Jimmy Carter and the formidable Admiral Hyman Rickover. This defining moment, etched into history, occurred during Carter’s interview for a position in the Navy’s burgeoning nuclear submarine program. Known for his exacting standards and relentless pursuit […]

Shedding the Past, Shaping the Future: Mastering the Power of Letting Go

Woman releasing a plant into the air during sunrise showing the power of letting go

Have you ever stood at the edge of a decision, your heart racing with the sheer weight of it? That’s where I found myself—not on some grand cliff overlooking the ocean, but staring down the daunting task of letting go. The concept isn’t new, yet its significance is often underestimated until it stares us right […]

How You Build a Better Brain With the Power of Writing

person using the power of writing for intellectual clarity

Imagine a world where ideas are currency and clarity of thought is the measure of wealth. In this world, a simple pen isn’t just something to write with—it’s the magic wand that unlocks the true potential of what you think and feel. Today, I want to challenge you to think about how the power of […]

Redefining Anxiety: Why Becoming the Anxiety Optimizer Can Fuel Your Success

woman who is an anxiety optimizer

When you hear “Anxiety,” what images flash through your mind? For many, it evokes a cascade of negative connotations: stress, worry, unease. It’s often visualized as a whirlwind of discomfort, a racing heart, a mind beset by doubt, or the persistent apprehension before major events like a crucial presentation or an important exam. In a […]

Discover Your Matter Meter: Why Mattering is the Key to a Passion-Struck Life

Find your matter meter Thumbnail about anti-mattering and the need to feel like you matter

Ever felt like you’re just going through the motions, a tiny fish in an endless ocean of routines and expectations? We’ve all been there, navigating the vastness of life, sometimes feeling lost and insignificant. But here’s the transformative truth — you are more than just a small part of this vast cosmos. You have the potential to […]

Designing Your Dream Year: The Art of New Year Planning

New Year planning

As we close the chapter on 2023, it’s time for reflection and New Year planning. Whether it soared with triumph or tested our resolve, each moment has been instrumental in sculpting our current selves. The trials we’ve faced have honed our resilience, turning adversity into a forge for our inner strength. Similarly, our successes have […]

Dare to Dream: 7 Proven Ways to Overcome Self-Doubt

Man learning to overcome self-doubt

Have you ever stood on the brink of something extraordinary, only to hold yourself back with thoughts like “I can’t do this” or “My efforts don’t matter”? Perhaps after achieving something remarkable, did you ever doubt your worthiness, feeling like an imposter in your own success story? You’re not alone in this struggle to overcome […]

The Problem with ‘Living in the Present’

ray harrington IUGT3FxXF5k unsplash scaled 1

The problem with ‘living in the present’ is that it’s often misunderstood. We’re told to seize the day and relish every moment. And there’s a certain allure to this mantra. But here’s the kicker… When taken too literally, living in the present can lead us astray. It might even make us reckless or dismissive of […]

Pin It on Pinterest