Tag: growth

The Return on Investment of Suffering

The Return on Investment of Suffering

There’s a high correlation between pain and growth. Not because the former necessarily leads to the latter. But because growth often requires resistance and pressure. It’s the resistance and pressure you find against the status quo that instigates openings for growth. From a certain perspective, whatever pain or suffering you’re going through is a gold mine– a rich source for… Read more →

Making Peace with Shame

Making Peace with Shame

Shame is one of the most powerful programming that run on the human operating system. It’s powerful partly because we impulsively want to run away from it, and what you avoid inevitably holds power over you. It’s also powerful because unlike other so called negative emotions, such as fear, sadness, and anger, the target of shame is almost always the… Read more →

are you afraid of freedom?

Are You Afraid of Freedom?

Many claim they want more freedom. But few are actually able to handle real freedom. The truth is whatever constraints and limitations we have in life also provide security, predictability and comfort. Most people would rather have that…than freedom. Though it may seem otherwise, what’s really stopping you from having more freedom is not external constraints. But rather, internal alignment.… Read more →

HOW TO STRENGTHEN AND TRUST YOUR INTUITION

How to Strengthen and Trust Your Intuition

(This is taken from a commencement speech I gave at Hack Reactor Remote cohort 23’s graduation.)   Today I want to talk with you about how to find your authentic path in life. I believe we’re all born different. And each of us has our unique way to achieve prosperity and fulfillment. It’s a path unique to you. You can’t find it… Read more →