Be true to yourself

What ‘The Incredibles’ Teaches About Being True To Yourself

I was watching ‘The Incredibles’ with my wife the other night. It had been a while since I took it out of its box. I was happy to find that the movie was just and enjoyable after these many years! jokes you missed the times before made the movie as fun as the first time […]

Anxiety, Stress, and the Analogy of the Shoes

I read somewhere that people who regularly run marathons take very seriously the weight of their shoes. Whatever way that they could reduce every ounce of material without losing the integrity and support of the shoe, they would do it.  But why? What does an ounce matter to the powerful muscles in a runner’s legs? […]

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How Acting As-If Is Invaluable For Your Confidence And Professional Growth

I recently read this article written by Thomas Edwards, in which he discusses how the “fake it ’til you make it” phrase is pretty much garbage. While I understand some of the sentiments, I think it would be good to talk about where this phrase comes from, and why it works to improve your confidence.  The Edwards starts […]

7 Insights For Running A Successful Business On The Side

“It could totally work,” you say; more to yourself than anyone else. You feel the excitement grow inside of you, only matched by the growing anxiety fighting to keep you thinking realistically about your side business. It might work, but who would buy it? Do you even know how to run a business? What if […]