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5 Ways To Fuel Your Brain

5 Ways To Fuel Your Brain

We tend to think that a loss of mental acuity is just part of getting older — but age is not the only contributing factor to cognitive decline. Our lifestyle also plays a key role. Poor diet, a lack of sleep and exercise, ongoing stress, smoking and environmental pollutants all damage fragile brain cells. Fortunately, […]

The 7 Techniques To Influence Anyone Of Anything

The 7 Techniques To Influence Anyone Of Anything

    If I can tell my children to read one post of mine, it would be this post. Influence is how they will navigate a world of uncertainty. Robert Cialdini is the most influential person in the world. And by that I mean, he wrote the book, “Influence”, which sold 3 million copies and […]

7 Ways To Reduce Stress and Anxiety

7 Ways To Reduce Stress and Anxiety

When it comes to combating stress, Deepak Chopra’s advice is surprisingly simple: “Take care of yourself,” he told Entrepreneur during a recent phone interview. Unfortunately, taking care of Number One is easier said than done for entrepreneurs. They’re often a weary lot that burn the candle at both ends. Most work long hours hustling their […]

How To Be Mindful Of Your Self-Talk

How To Be Mindful Of Your Self-Talk

Are you always being kind, loving and understanding? Or do you criticize yourself a lot? Tell yourself you can’t do something, that you’re stupid or that you’re not good enough? Chances are, you wouldn’t say those things to a friend or someone close. A lot of us though, don’t have a problem with being unkind […]

Tiny Habits That Lead To Huge Results

Tiny Habits That Lead To Huge Results

Success doesn’t happen in an instant. It happens through the progression of lots of little successes, strung together over time. If you want to build something big, if you have a vision, a dream, or even just a clearly defined end goal, the question is not how you can make that happen right now, or […]

How Olympic Champion David Boudia Handles His Fear Of Heights When Diving 32 Feet Above The Water

How Olympic Champion David Boudia Handles His Fear Of Heights When Diving 32 Feet Above The Water

David Boudia is an Olympic champion diver. He recently won silver and bronze medals in Rio and the gold medal at the 2012 London Olympic games. Diving since he was 11, he qualified for the Olympic trials when he was 15. A talented child gymnast, Boudia clearly remembers the acrobatic joy that diving gave him. “I […]

Celebrity Substance: Simone Biles, Raising The Bar In Professional Gymnastics

Celebrity Substance: Simone Biles, Raising The Bar In Professional Gymnastics

There is no better example of a young person blazing trails than 19-year-old Olympic gymnast Simone Biles. Biles is changing what people believe is possible in professional gymnastics. She executes the most difficult moves consistently. She is the first American woman to win a gold medal in vaulting. She is the first female gymnast to win […]

Man Homeless For 35 Years Reunites With His Family, Thanks To A Stranger’s Kindness

Man Homeless For 35 Years Reunites With His Family, Thanks To A Stranger’s Kindness

  For nearly 35 years, Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho was homeless, living on the streets of Sao Paulo, Brazil. He mostly kept to himself, writing poetry from the same spot every single day ― a median that he called “The Island.” Locals came to know of Sobrinho, but no one seemed to pay him much mind. […]

From Refugees To Olympians: 8 Stories Of Hope And Resilience From African Athletes

From Refugees To Olympians: 8 Stories Of Hope And Resilience From African Athletes

There is something remarkable about the 2016 Rio Olympics. Amid a storm of doping scandals, revelations of corruption within the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and a wave of Zika virus panic that has caused a sizeable number of athletes to withdraw from the games, something beautiful needs to be highlighted: the first-ever team of refugees […]

A Good Life Contains These 6 Essentials

A Good Life Contains These 6 Essentials

The ultimate expression of life is not a paycheck. The ultimate expression of life is not a Mercedes. The ultimate expression of life is not a million dollars or a bank account or a home. The ultimate expression of life is living a good life. Here’s what we must ask constantly, “What, for me, would […]