In an incredible twist of fate, a Harvard-trained brain researcher had a stroke and lost access to half of her brain. Being trained in brain science, she was able to reflect on what was happening and ended up surviving to share an incredible insight. What she learned is truly remarkable. Dr....
In Western culture being happy is one of the most important goals. It’s in all the smiling faces on ads – even for detergents. The call to be happy starts when you’re little and accompanies your through life, making faces at you through every social media post. The expectation is...
Ever heard of Sun Tzu? If not, he's one of the most famous philosophers and military leaders in Chinese history. Widely known for his book, The Art of War, his philosophy on military strategy was so logical and profound that his teachings are still taught to this day. While none of us may...
Not only is Plato known as being the founder of the first institute for higher education, but he was also an incredibly smart guy. He is widely considered the most pivotal figure in the development of philosophy, especially the Western tradition. Unlike nearly all of his philosophical contemporaries, Plato's entire...
Every now and then a radical new idea arrives to shake the very foundation of our understanding of life and the universe. How radical, you ask. Let this blow your mind: Anything you see, including the computer screen you are reading this article on, the chair you’re sitting on, the sounds in...
Brené Brown studies an uncomfortable subject. An inconvenient truth. Vulnerability is uncomfortable, but Brown has discovered something hidden behind it. It's something that as a society we keep under wraps. It's so hidden that we don’t realize it’s the cause of our broken relationships. Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston...
Intimate relationships these days have more pitfalls than most of us can handle. Relationships present a minefield of the individual need for self-expression, power struggles, childhood traumas, and divergent goals -- everything each partner is entitled to in this age of entitlement. It is rare to see two people happy...
What does success mean to you? You've probably been asked this many times. At an interview. For a business plan. In a school application. But have you ever considered that where you're from changes how you answer the question? Whether you would rather be a big fish in a small...