What We Can Learn From Our 5 Year Old Self

What We Can Learn From Our 5 Year Old Self

When I was 4, I got toted along to a dinner with my grandparents. It was with their fancy, high-brow group of friends. Lots of social cred was at stake, so naturally, my grandparents brought their cute, curly-blond-haired grandson along to help them put some points on...

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What Is It That Guides The Choices You Make?

What Is It That Guides The Choices You Make?

“We stand at the crossroads, each minute, each hour, each day, making choices. We choose the thoughts we allow ourselves to think, the passions we allow ourselves to feel, and the actions we allow ourselves to perform. Each choice is made in the context of whatever...

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Remembering Death Can Inspire Us to Live

Remembering Death Can Inspire Us to Live

Paul Kalanithi was a rising surgeon with the world at his fingertips. He held degrees from Stanford, University of Cambridge, and Yale School of Medicine, and did his neurosurgery residence at one of the preeminent programs in the country at Stanford. He had a...

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The Most Fundamental Question To Ask Ourselves

The Most Fundamental Question To Ask Ourselves

Put down your Sunny Delight and brace yourself… big and existential questions lie ahead. Why do you exist? I'm not necessarily talking in a meta-physical, Stephen Hawking-eque sense. Although, according to him, the root of the answer dates back to a little tiny ball...

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