Pressure is a Good Thing

If you’ve spent a lot of time near water, you’ve probably experienced the slimy, green gunk we endearingly refer to as algae. Even the name sounds gross and slimy, and rarely does the idea of algae excite people. What is interesting about algae, though, is what scientists have learned to do with it. A few years ago, scientists began working on a project that would allow us … [Read more...]

Courage Is Not The Lack Of Fear….

....It is acting in spite of it.Courage is a trait we associate with heroes, successful businessmen and women, and those who stand tall and take action despite horrible odds. Seen in many forms, courage is something we often discuss and long for. If courage were a concrete item we could purchase at the store, some entrepreneur would be filthy rich off selling this … [Read more...]

No Matter Where You Go There You Are

No matter where you go there you are.The verdict is out on who originally coined that phrase, but it’s been around for decades. I prefer to attribute to those gentlemen in the above picture.    Those stalwarts in "The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension."  If you've never seen this cult classic, do yourself a favor and watch it if for no other reason … [Read more...]

Most People Don’t Share Your Dreams and Goals

In your journey to better yourself with better mental and emotional performance, to achieve your dreams and goals you are going to feel like the Lone Ranger at times, or most of the time.  For the most part people are not going to get what you are doing and where you are going.  Let's face it, if they did they would be doing the same thing as you and be on a similar … [Read more...]

Habit Insanity

Congratulations! After hours of meditating, soul-searching, talking to trusted advisers, and self-reflection, you realized that you need to form a solid routine. You have incorporated new habits into your life. For the first time in a long time, or maybe for the first time ever, you are a dedicated, structured individual. Nothing can stop you as you’re on your way towards … [Read more...]

Why Your Self-Identity Is Important

In the previous article, “What Is Your Self-Identity,” we defined and got to the heart of what a person’s self-identity is.  In this article we are going to find out why knowing your self-identity is important.Knowing who we really are plays a key role in how we think, how we feel, and how we actually go about our day to day lives.  Without knowing our personal … [Read more...]

Flawless or Defective? You Make the Choice!

Wouldn’t life be simpler if we lived in a perfect world? Imagine how easy it would be to have a great day if we woke up each morning knowing that no wrong could happen. Whatever our individual idea of utopia is, I’m sure we all imagine a perfect world as one in which we feel great all the time. We would get along with those around us, and we would have great views of … [Read more...]