From American Exceptionalism to American Wimps
When did we become a nation of risk-averse underachievers?
Bucket List, Eh. I'm Starting a F—It List
Letting go is so much more rewarding
How To Identify Hobbies That Are Complete Timewasters
A thought experiment to help your own thinking. This might be more helpful to your happiness than you at first suspect.
What's The Toughest Race in the World?
Because we're talking about human endeavors, toughness is measured in all the ways that people may find themselves suffering.
What if Humanity Created God Rather Than the Opposite?
Rather than creativity being something special and rare, I now lean towards thinking it's much rarer for people to stifle their instinct to create
It Took Me 20 Years To Join This Ultra-Exclusive Club
The Six Star Finishers Club, that is, of persons who have completed all six of the Abbot World Marathon Majors
Can Doing Less Help You Shine Like a Superstar?
Just practicing more doesn’t help if you aren’t learning valuable lessons
Is There Pleasure and Profit in Walking to Places?
Is it because we're pressed for time that we don't want to get out of our cars? Or because we don't want to walk?
I'm Going to Share my Secret to Success
This simple concept explains why the world is divided into an elite one percent, a highly effective 10 percent, and everyone else.
In Strangers' Living Rooms
Every time I fly, the distance I contemplate driving to avoid flying goes up.