If no one else has told you yet, you’re doing a great job. You’re not failing—you’re doing your best, and you’re trying to figure things out with what you know. But, let me tell you, if you haven’t tried it yet, becoming your own best friend can lead to that positive tape playing eternally in your head.Read More
I’ve always heard from people that kids need to do what they’re passionate about, and the money doesn’t matter. But, I don’t like that advice, because if that passion doesn’t make you money, you can’t feed your family.Read More
Creation of a new vaccine, creation of a new painting–either way, both make something new. Really, scientists are just artists who use the laws of nature as the canvas.Read More
Figuring out what you’re good at is an experimental process.
It’s kind of like fumbling around for your phone at 2 in the morning: you have this general idea of what you’re doing, but, sometimes, when it’s dark, you end up picking up the calculator on your desk instead.
But, even if you forgot everything you learned in college, just having been really affords you something you’ve probably never thought about before. Sometimes, it isn’t the degree that’ll make you a millionaire.Read More
Sometimes, we don’t realize that other things are motivating our desire to change. For example, getting a tattoo that says “screw my ex” might not be a choice that comes from a place of self-betterment.Read More
When you just forget, there’s no growth that takes place–it doesn’t get anyone anywhere, because it’s just burying the problem in a mound of ignorance. And it isn’t exactly the blissful kind.Read More