The importance of being your own best friend

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

How to find your career purpose

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

What does it actually mean to “be yourself”?

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.

Read More

The real reason college will make you successful

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

The do’s and don’ts of reinventing yourself

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

Why forgiving is good for you

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