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Does perfection keep you from living your potential?

Does perfection keep you from living your potential? Everywhere we look, we’re inundated with perfectionism. From Olympic gold medals to how to write a better to-do list (really!), there’s no end to the human quest to be the best. We get graded in school, graded in our jobs and graded — judged, really —...

Overcoming the pain of not knowing why

Overcoming the pain of not knowing why   On Friday morning I got a text from my friend that made my heart race. “Making sure you guys are safe…” it read. Oh God, I thought. What happened now? My mind raced through the recent disasters we’ve been coping with in Colorado. I quickly...

5 ways to motivate yourself to live your dream

5 ways to motivate yourself to live your dream   Some days I wake up ready to take on the world. By the end of the night, I can’t wait to crawl into bed. I’m sure you’ve felt this way. Or maybe your cycle is flipped and the nighttime is most inspiring. Either way, something during the...

Why it’s riskier to give up on life than to start over

Why it’s riskier to give up on life than to start over   “Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.” –Denis Waitley There was only one thing left to do. I had downed some tequila, the only bottle of liquor I had in my house....