Personal Growth

Afraid of Pain? Here’s How to Slap It in the Face Tackle Your Fear of Pain Once and For All

Nobody likes pain. Whether it's physical or emotional pain, we do our best to avoid it. While our fear of pain may have been a useful survival mechanism for our ancestors, today it serves no purpose. All it does is cause us unnecessary anxiety. Thankfully, we can learn to conquer, or at least diminish, this… Continue reading Afraid of Pain? Here’s How to Slap It in the Face Tackle Your Fear of Pain Once and For All

Inspiration Corner, Personal Growth

How to Develop Courage, One Conversation At a Time Lessons Learned From JFK's Profiles in Courage

  How committed are you to your values? Would you stand by them even if it meant losing your job or your friends? I recently read John F. Kennedy’s 1955 Pulitzer Prize winning book, Profiles in Courage, with my high-school students, which had me pondering these questions. This book is the perfect blueprint for how to develop… Continue reading How to Develop Courage, One Conversation At a Time Lessons Learned From JFK's Profiles in Courage