Why We Should Be Like Tim

Tim Doesn't Give a Shit

We live in a world where we are continuously pushed to be more like others. Where we are made to tightly fit into a mold from young. Where we are expected to conform through rigid systems and societal pressures, and get beaten down when we don’t. In this day and age, perhaps it pays to be...

6 Tips to Deal with Digital Burnout in Today’s World

Man feeling stressed at his work desk: Dealing with Digital Burnout

Recently some readers told me that they have been feeling overwhelmed by the huge flood of information online these days. I feel the same. This was why I deleted my Facebook page (though I just got back on Facebook to give it another try). It’s also why I unsubscribed from almost every newsletter, deleted various social media accounts,...

How to Find Purpose After a Hard Fall in Life

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Last week a course participant shared with me that she just had a hard fall in life. She recently lost her baby, left her job, and has been working on her startup in the past year which has not taken off in the way she wanted. She asked me if I have any thoughts on reshuffling, reprioritizing, or...

How Do I Deal with Disillusionment with Life as I Grow Older?

Man on the cliff

“How do I deal with disillusionment as I grow older? Disillusionment in the sense that I now perceive the world to be a rather cold and harsh place, filled with people who only mind their own interests. This is in stark contrast with what I used to see the world as: a place with immense potential...

Are You Emotionally Generous?

Hug

“There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life – happiness, freedom, and peace of mind — are always attained by giving them to someone else.” – Peyton Conway March How generous are you with your emotions? Do you praise people often? Do you praise others at all? Do...

How to Choose Your Battles and Win the Big War

Lego battle

A while back, I met this guy who was weirdly negative and filled with contempt for others. Even though he is highly successful by conventional terms — he has built successful businesses and is a multi-millionaire — he kept putting people down with every other statement made. For example, after knowing that I coach and blog, he began to put down...

56 Most Inspirational Songs of All Time

Most Inspirational Songs of All Time

“Hi Celes, thank you for this post on movies. A great way to discover great inspirational movies. If I may request, can we have a post for list of most inspiring songs?” ~ Rajesh G You may have experienced this before: you feel down or frustrated about something. You catch a tune from the radio and you...