When Suffering Is A Good Thing (Newsletter 047)
When we strive and struggle, when we push beyond our comfort zones, we learn what we can do. In contrast, we do not learn any useful limits sitting on our couches.
Going Nowhere Fast
Hey airlines, newsflash: we only fly when we have absolutely no alternative. You make the U.S. Postal Service look well run.
Who's Running The Show? (Newsletter 045)
Let’s call the first group the Shit Happens adherents and the other group I Make Things Happen. Do you count yourself among either group? Here’s how to tell.
I Wish America had a Volume Button
Our very attempts to escape the noise constantly around us have led to ever-escalating calls for our attention.
What I Learned From Judging ... And Being Judged (Newsletter 044)
If you want to be happy in life, there is only one comparison you should ever make.
How To Reliably Identify A Fool (Newsletter 036)
Much of success in life comes from choosing the right pursuits at the right time.
Can You Think Your Way To Success? (Newsletter 034)
One of the spookiest things I ever did was write down on a single piece of paper a number of life goals.
On Beginnings ... And Endings (Newsletter 032)
In addition to the choice to affirmatively do something, our actions are a choice not to do everything else we could have done that day at that moment.
Do You Have A "More" Mindset? (Newsletter 031)
Although striving for material progress served humanity well for centuries by raising us out of widespread poverty into wealth, today it may be causing more harm than good.
061 - On Living A Full Life - Moral Letters For Modern Times
We tell ourselves we’ll be happy if only we can achieve something else. But this treadmill only speeds up the faster we run.