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? […]

How Gottman’s ‘4 Horseman Of The Apocalypse’ Can Destroy An Office

  As I’ve said in the past, there’s a lot to be learned from relationship therapy theories when compared to office culture. This is why today I have brought an interesting read for any supervisor or leader in a business. John Gottman’s ‘The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s […]

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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 […]