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The Key to Success as a Runner

Jess Movold is an elite running coach in New York City. In a recent article for Runner’s World she discussed the top five principles for successful ...


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A Surprising ‘Greatest Fear in Life’

Maria Stenvinkel, a corporate consultant from Sweden, asked 65 people from around the world, “What’s your greatest fear in life?”

As ...


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Godfather of Navy SEALs Overcame Personal Disability

The SEALs, arguably one of the most elite fighting groups in the world, did not develop from a grand strategy of the military. But instead from one individual ...


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J.S. Bach Accepts a Humbler Path

Consider the case of Johann Sebastian Bach. Born in 1685 to a long line of prominent musicians in Germany, Bach quickly distinguished himself as a musical ...


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Rising Levels of Youth Anxiety and Expectations

Researcher Joseph E. Davis recently (2020) reflected on the increasing levels of anxiety among young people. Davis claims that we can trace some of the ...


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Olympic Medalist Has a Higher Purpose

Sometimes it is difficult to distinguish between a goal and a purpose. Goals might be defined as what one wishes to accomplish. Purpose is what one hopes ...


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Famous Author Revolted Against Death

In his recent book, Matthew Levering writes:

The famous American writer Susan Sontag died of cancer in 2004 at the age of 71. When her cancer returned ...

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Famous Actor’s Wasted Life

In Jean-Claude Van Damme’s biographical, semi-fictionalized movie JCVD, the actor plays himself as someone whose family and career has spiraled ...


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Arrival Fallacy

Recently The NY Times devoted a whole column to a familiar dynamic: You finally did it. You got the promotion, secured the raise, finished the project ...


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We Give Up Our New Year's Resolution as Early as Mid-January

In a survey conducted by NPR and The Marist Poll last November, almost half of all American adults planned to make New Year’s resolutions. Leading ...


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