Sometimes you just need an adventure to cleanse the bitter taste of life from your soul.

Have you ever woken up and felt ‘blah’ thinking about living the same day again? Maybe you are sick of your routine of waking up, going to work, coming home, sleeping, only to repeat it. Or maybe you had a recent experience that left you shaken up, like a breakup or a job change. No matter what the reason is, you can always count on some adventure to help you feel better. Whether you travel

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The greatest teacher, failure is.

In The Last Jedi, Master Yoda visits Luke on the mostly ocean planet, Ahch-To, where he has chosen to live in exile. This location is significant as it is where the Jedi Order was first founded, and the location of the first Jedi Temple. Yoda tells Luke about all the Jedi teachings he was supposed to pass on, specifically, failure. He says that failure is the most important thing to pass on because, “the greatest

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To lead an orchestra, you must turn your back on the crowd.

Have you ever seen a leader who loves the attention he is getting? Maybe you had a bratty class president in high school or your manager at work who clearly loves using the power he has. True leadership isn’t about showing off power or being able to boss people around. True leadership is about working with your team to create something bigger than the individual. One of the best examples of a good leader is

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It’s time to remember what it’s like to feel alive.

Life and death, the two opposites that serve as a common thread uniting every single human being that ever existed. When we think about death, we realize the importance of truly living and feeling alive. But what does it mean to truly feel alive? That’s a question that many people ask, but few can confidently reply to. Is being alive just a matter of breathing in and out? Is it going through the daily routine

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Quiet!

In Cobra Kai, Johnny Lawrence (my favorite character) often shouts, “Quiet!” to his students both in and outside of the dojo. It is his way of getting their attention or keep them from talking over him. And I love the tone of his voice when he yells it! In the series, Johnny resorts to this as a means of showing his authority. He isn’t your typical sensei, and he doesn’t have time for political correctness.

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Winter is coming.

If you are a fan of Game of Thrones, you are aware of the catchphrase that everyone in Westeros uses, “Winter is coming.” But what does it really mean? While “Winter is coming” is the motto of House Stark, there are probably at least three distinct meanings to this quote. First, the Starks live in the North, in Winterfell. Winter hits their land the hardest, so they are in a constant state of preparation. This

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The quieter you become, the more you can hear.

Does it seem like the world gets louder, busier, and more chaotic with every passing year? You are definitely not alone if you find that you often feel over-stimulated by constant noise and distractions. You might have trouble concentrating and feel mentally foggy much of the time. You might also have a difficult time falling asleep or staying asleep. This can have a negative impact on your energy and stress levels. Outer distractions can also

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Your past does not define you. It prepares you.

Do you ever find yourself thinking about something you did in the past, wondering what it would be like if you had done something differently? Maybe you wish you could take back one of the things you said. Or perhaps you wish you could have acted differently. Or maybe you wish that your situations had been different and someone else hadn’t hurt you the way they did. Part of being human is having to deal

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