Scared to Care


We float on the surface of life, happy to ignore the depths we can’t see. How often do we think of the thousands of miles of earth beneath our feet, the microscopic worlds within us, or the endless light-years of space above our heads?

And it’s not much different, closer […]

What Kind of Life is Worth Living?

How do you react when you hear that question? Do you stop, look within, and think about who you want to be, and what you want out of life?

Or do you get defensive, expecting another self-proclaimed expert to tell you how to fix your life?

My life’s not perfect.

I’d like to […]

Freedom to be Irrational?

  Relative Freedom (In Part 1 of this series, we explored Sway, by Ori and Rom Brafman, a powerful book that discusses several psychological forces that drive irrational behavior. Here, in Part 2, we continue by looking at Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely.)

How free are you?

Some people pretend that they are completely […]

Make Your Own Decisions!

Under the Influence How do you make decisions?

Do you analyze the situation, and weigh all the pros and cons before taking action? Or do you just go with your gut, without giving it much thought?

Whichever way you decide, you probably feel that you’re in charge of your decisions, and your life.

Sometimes our […]

Can You Do Anything to Prevent Teen Suicide?

This is not what I typically write about, but I think it’s a great message of hope for anyone and would love to see all of my readers think about spreading it today.

My good friend, Ken McArthur is standing in a circus tent today asking 2,000 people to spread a message of hope to […]