Don’t Be Too Quick to Judge

One of the easiest (and most dangerous) things you can do is to judge too quickly. If you have ever found yourself putting people in...

Becoming More Optimistic

“Optimism is essential to achievement, and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.” – Nicholas M. Butler I am optimistic...

Longtermism – The Basic Assumptions

The philosophy of Longtermism is based on three basic ideas: Future people matter. Most people think that our lives matter as much as the...

A Brief Introduction to Longtermism

I recently realized that I am, and have been for quite a while, a believer in longtermism, but I just didn't know what to call it. I...

Tranquility – A Good Goal

“Inner peace is the key: if you have inner peace, the external problems do not affect your deep sense of peace and tranquility... Without...

Make Every Day a BIG Day

"I'm grateful for the opportunity to live on this beautiful and astonishing planet Earth. In the morning, I wake up with a sense of...

Become a Master Dreamer

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” - Walt Disney “Dream” is one of my all-time favorite words. It...

Appreciation - The Power of Two Minutes

“Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” Voltaire When was the last time you told...

Courage is Key to Being You

I have always thought that one of the most courageous things that you can do in life is to be yourself. And, it turns out, I am not the...

Time - Use it Wisely

“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” - Annie Dillard Once in a while, it’s time to take some time to think...

Forever a Learner

Everything that happens to you or around you is an opportunity to learn and grow. You can choose to take advantage of that opportunity - ...

Sharing Wisdom - John Wooden

John Wooden was a great basketball coach, a fine human being, and one of my inspiring heroes. (See a previous blog about him here.) On...