Self-Development Archive

How a Breakup Can Destroy Your Life (and Why That’s a Good Thing)

“I can’t do this,” she said. I swallowed a mouthful of burrito and looked at her. She was sitting in the passenger seat of my car, her face half-bathed in the purple glow of the Taco Bell sign. She kind of looks like Galactus right now, I thought. Somehow, that just made it worse. She

How Does a Man Face Fear?

From across the field, Teddy Roosevelt calls out, “Come on in, boys. We’ve been expecting you.” You stand on a grassy plain under a brilliant blue sky. In the distance a pair of golden gates glitter in the bright morning light. You’ve heard the tales, but nothing could prepare you for seeing the gates in

Decisiveness: Make a Decision and THEN Make it Right

Every single day we are faced with decisions that impact our future. Some of these decisions are big, many of them small, and even more are so minor that they are made almost subconsciously, and we don’t even realize we have a choice (like whether to continue going in to work, whether or not to

Top 5 Adrenaline-Inducing Commercials

The only reason I am crying, is because of the adrenaline!  Do you remember a time in your life when you used to push your body to the breaking point? You would do down-ups, suicides, Green Bays, the Burma Road, Bear Crawls, Texas Tarantulas, 50-Yard Jimmy Shimmies, and countless other physical gauntlets just to get

What Does the Best Version of You Do/Say?

Did you ever see the movie “Limitless”?  If you haven’t, Bradley Cooper plays a struggling writer who happens upon an unknown drug that can unleash the full potential of his mind.  He takes it out of curiosity and becomes addicted to the power and development of himself.  It’s a movie that will make you wonder