How to play the long game

Dr. Benjamin Hardy says that it’s so hard to imagine yourself years down the road that your future self is basically a stranger. We have to adjust our mindsets to compensate for this quirk of human psychology. Our latest Instaread can help you bridge the gap between your envisioned future and your current reality.  Do […]

You’re More Creative Than You Think

Creativity isn’t just for artists; in fact, you can cultivate it just like you can learn a new language or instrument. Creative thinking can lead to new possibilities, greater courage, and persistence in overcoming obstacles. Cultivating this skill will increase your chances of performing well at work—and truly making a difference in the world. Practice […]

The Art of Asking Questions

As a prosecutor and a politician, Trey Gowdy knows how to ask a good question. Using real-world examples of how questions can obtain important info, challenge assumptions, and cut to the heart of the matter, our Instaread on Doesn’t Hurt to Ask is a must-read for anyone who wants to become a better communicator.  Why Bother? Asking […]

You’ve Got Three Options

Every decision comes down to one of three options: start something new, stay where you are, or leave. Trey Gowdy, a lawyer and politician, has developed a guide for anyone evaluating these choices. Weigh the possibilities, evaluate your goals, and make the best possible decision every time with our Instaread on Start, Stay, or Leave. Success […]

What Age is “old”?

Even well into adulthood, most of us find our parents annoying sometimes. When Steven Petrow started making a personal list of what not to do in old age, it consisted mostly of what he thought his mom and dad were doing wrong. But when he turned 63, suddenly he realized: maybe his attitude had been ageist. What age […]

Are You Pretending to be OK?

We all ask one another how we’re feeling when we make small talk. How often do you reply honestly? Our Instaread on How Are You, Really? is a powerful and practical guide to answering the question (at least to yourself) with vulnerability and self-compassion.  Listen Closely Most of us don’t spend enough time considering our emotions, needs, […]

Life Advice From an Insta Superstar Poet

Yung Pueblo, the young man known also as Diego Perez, is a huge personality on Instagram and other social media platforms. His writing emphasizes the power of self-healing, developing good relationships, and knowing yourself. Our latest Instaread delves into his recent bestseller, Lighter. Change Is Normal We all have a tendency to respond to change with […]

Elite Training and Extreme Endurance

David Goggins, a retired Navy SEAL, is the only person in the world who has completed SEAL training, Army Ranger training, Army Ranger School, and Air Force Tactical Air Controller training. He has also finished more than 70 ultra-distance races and held a world record for 4,030 pull-ups in 17 hours. Today we’re looking at David’s […]

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