Why Asking “What’s My Duty?” Is More Important Than “What’s My Passion?”

When you first become interested in learning more about “happiness” or “success,” it’s easy to fall for the whole “follow your passion” mantra that has become so popular these days. “Discover your passion. Do what you love. Follow your dreams.” … Continue reading

How to Build Your Own “Safe Space” and Never Grow as a Person

Today among colleges and students, there is an increasing demand for “safe spaces.” “Safe spaces” are essentially a place where anyone can be themselves without being judged or made to feel uncomfortable for it. It’s often associated with groups of … Continue reading

The Powerful Lesson “Inside Out” Teaches Us About Emotional Intelligence

Inside Out is one of the best children’s movies of 2015, but it also encompasses a powerful lesson that we can all learn about emotional intelligence. For those that don’t already know, “Inside Out” is the newest movie by animation … Continue reading

Humility: The Acceptance of Our Flawed Self

In today’s culture, children are often taught that they’re perfect, they’re always winners, and they can never do wrong. Parents are constantly coddling and protecting their children’s “self-esteem.” They guard their children from any experiences of negativity, hardship, or failure. … Continue reading

Experience Junkies: The Futility of Searching for Every New Thrill and Sensation

An experience junkie is a type of person who always finds themselves seeking new and thrilling experiences. These experiences could be anything: traveling to new places, meeting new types of people, attending big music festivals, experimenting with drugs and sex, … Continue reading