Why You May Be Failing at Self-Growth and How to Fix It

Self-growth is the essence of life. A person has an infinite amount of potential inside of him, this it’d be appropriate to continue to develop his skills, knowledge, and passions. It’s like that Socrates quote “It’s a shame for a man to grow old without the seeing the beauty and strength of which his body …

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Apply What You Learn: Stop Wasting Your Time

In our lifetime we can only acquire so much information, and apply only a fraction of what we actually learn. The average person spends a considerable amount of time working or fulfilling other obligations. I would like to hope that another considerable amount is spent on self-improvement. But what about the time we spend learning? …

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Emotions Don’t Dictate Reality

Repeat after me : “Emotions don’t dictate reality.” This is a harsh truth I realized I can no longer choose to ignore, and I want to spread this nugget of knowledge. Humans are inherently irrational. When something bad happens -- no matter on what scale of ‘bad’ it is -- emotions tend to be our …

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Stop the “Compare and Despair” Game

Everyone masochistically plays the “compare and despair” game in their head in varying degrees. But chronically pining over the life of another, while tearing yourself down, has no purpose whatsoever. It destines you to misery. It’s hard not to compare yourself to others in today’s society. Online and offline people can be incredibly fake and …

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