The Life-Changing Power of Trusting Yourself

The Life-Changing Power of Trusting Yourself

“I prayed for guidance and learned to trust myself.” These wise words feel so apt for this time. When we’re able to trust in ourselves to handle anything, it enables us to thrive through everything. Of course, if it were easy to simply “trust ourselves” and be done...
How to Lead in a Crisis

How to Lead in a Crisis

When Napoleon marched an army of 685,000 men into Russia in June 1812, he was at the height of his power. By November, he retreated home with only 27,000 soldiers, and France’s dominance in Europe was shattered. How could an invincible position become a disastrous...
Why Attitude Matters

Why Attitude Matters

Our lives are greatly affected by what we know, since what we know determines the decisions we will make. Just as we are affected by what we know, we are also affected by how we feel. While philosophy deals essentially with the logical side of life—information and...
5 Smart Ways to Handle Crisis Situations

5 Smart Ways to Handle Crisis Situations

Stress is all around us, and sometimes those little fissures boil over into real dilemmas. Here are five ways you can handle crisis situations with composure and grace. 1. Don’t become part of the problem. Concentrate on the worthwhile things in your life that can be...
Are You Using the Seasons of Life?

Are You Using the Seasons of Life?

One of the difficulties we face in our industrialized age is that we’ve lost our sense of seasons. Unlike the farmer whose priorities change with the seasons, we have become impervious to the natural rhythm of life—and we have our priorities out of balance as a...