Embrace Optimism

“The most important thing is to teach your kids to be optimists—to train them to be optimists—because without that, you’re lost. With the ability to see the silver lining, to see the benefits of even a very dire situation, you can at least look for and see solutions. And if you conversely have a pessimistic…

A Crossroads Between Potential and Distraction

Every urge we feel toward betterment, whether the betterment of ourselves, our relationships, or the world around us, is a crossroads whereat we must choose between reaching for our potential or settling for distraction. When we find ourselves in a quiet space, alone with our thoughts, a glimmer of inspiration may crop up. These moments…

We Are

We are more than our weakness and we are more than our strength. We are complex creatures. We are beings of both immense fragility and great power. We are searchers and we are settlers. We are never satisfied with what we have or who we are, while simultaneously all too willing to live with less…

Pick Your Head Up And Look Around

If you want to see more beauty in the world, start by walking, with your head up, and your eyes open. Our outlook on life is greatly affected by the input we receive on a daily basis. If we feed our eyes and our minds conflict, negativity, and divisiveness, we will begin to perceive the…

Tell Stories That Inspire

The truth alone may be sufficient, but the truth told as a story is compelling. The truth, presented as a set of facts, may be important and even necessary, but it is also boring, as easily memorized and repeated as it is forgotten. The truth with context, however, with a story surrounding it, becomes much…