Undeniable Presence: How to Create a Powerful Aura Around Yourself

What does it mean when someone has a “presence” or “aura” about themselves – when someone walks into a room and they just ooze confidence, enthusiasm, and self-assurance? This type of person often doesn’t even have to say anything or … Continue reading

Destroy Your Ego Before It Destroys You (And How We Make Bad Situations Even Worse)

Confidence is a very valuable trait to have, but an unhealthy ego is often an unjustified sense of confidence that can end up destroying us. In the brand new book Ego Is the Enemy, Ryan Holiday shows how our egos … 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

The Power of Leisure: How to Wisely Spend Your Free Time

How we spend our leisure and free time can have a big impact on our lives, though we often overlook just how important these things are. Leisure is best defined as, “any time not occupied by paid or unpaid work, … Continue reading

Giving Ourselves Permission to Feel Bad

When we feel really bad about something and we look toward others for social support, what are we really searching for? Do we want them to give us positive advice and make us feel better about our situation, or do … Continue reading