The First Step to Being Powerful


Dating back to 1400 B.C., the Oracle of Delphi was one of the most important places in all of Greece. It was a strange and mystical place. The oracle was said to be connected to Apollo and had the wisdom of the gods. When a king or nobleman wanted to expand their power, they turned […]

This Incredible Story Will Make You Rethink Impossible

Rethink Impossible

Sometimes a story comes around that is so inspiring that it makes you question just what you’re actually capable of accomplishing in your own life. This is one of those stories… In 1984, Augusto and Michaela Odone took their six year old son to a doctor because he was stumbling, becoming bad-tempered and not feeling […]

8 Powerful Beliefs of People Who Reach Their Full Potential

Powerful Beliefs

There’s something compelling about underdog stories. You know the ones I’m talking about. The hero of the story is faced with a challenging obstacle or sinister threat and needs to dig down, deep inside to discover inner strengths and attain new heights. It’s like Rocky who works harder and harder to defeat superior opponents or […]

17 Ways Travel Makes You a Better Person

Travel Makes You a Better Person

One of the best aspects of travel is in discovery.  Whether you’re immersing yourself in a brand new culture or wandering the streets of a foreign city, you’re finding new things to see and experience. Part of that discovery is in what you learn about yourself.  Like most experiences, travel can change you in ways […]

What to Do When You Feel Like Giving Up

Giving Up

“There is no failure except in no longer trying.” – Elbert Hubbard I’ve accomplished many big goals over the past few years. Live overseas?  Did it. Graduate with a master’s degree?  I crossed that off recently too. When I set my mind to a goal, I put in a lot of time and effort to […]

7 Simple Ways to Live a Positive, More Fulfilling Life

Positive Life

The journey to building a better life seems never-ending.  We’re all busy working hard, earning money, pursuing our goals and trying to build our lives into what we want. Generally speaking, we think the people who are living the good life are those who have it all – money, success, looks, a big car and […]

How to Get Passionate About Boring Tasks

Become Passionate

If you want to learn a foreign language, you need to spend hours memorizing vocabulary and grammar. To get into great shape, you need to perform repetitive exercises on a regular basis. I’ve written about the importance of doing boring things before, but that lesson was highlighted to me a few weeks ago at the […]