Be Calm Ahead of Your Obstacle

In Letters From a Stoic Seneca writes, "There are more things ... likely to frighten us than there are to crush us; we suffer more often in imagination than in reality." Our minds work really hard to keep us safe, keep us in important positions, and keep us connected so that we can succeed and … Continue reading Be Calm Ahead of Your Obstacle

How Close Together Success and Failure Can Be

Ta-Nihisi Coats, author of Between the World and Me, reflects on his childhood and how close he was at many points in his life to stumbling down the wrong path. Coats grew up in a rough part of Baltimore and had to make daily decisions that could push his life in the wrong direction or … Continue reading How Close Together Success and Failure Can Be