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The Weakness Finder

The Weakness Finder

This post is Part 3 in a 12-part blog series on humility and growth. (If you missed the first post, you can find it here.) Our Culture Focuses on Finding Our Strengths In our culture today, we are encouraged to focus on our strengths. You can even go online, pay 10...
3 Ways to Find Meaning in Life

3 Ways to Find Meaning in Life

In his book Man’s Search for Meaning, Viktor Frankl reflected on his time living in four different concentration camps during World War II. He said there are three ways we find meaning in our lives: Through our actions. Frankl noted we often find meaning through our...
Wisdom, Humility, and Socrates

Wisdom, Humility, and Socrates

Most people think that the more you know, the better decisions you make. I don’t think this is always the case. Wisdom requires knowledge, yes, but it also requires a good deal of humility. The tradition of questioning what you think you know to be true is not a...
Flowers, Bowling, and the Golden Rule

Flowers, Bowling, and the Golden Rule

When I was little, I loved to watch the Simpsons. One of my favorite episodes focused on Marge’s birthday. Homer got her a present, but when she opened it, it was a bowling ball with the name ‘Homer’ etched into it. Homer bought a present for Marge, but he bought her...
The Good in the Bad

The Good in the Bad

This post is Part 2 in a 3-part blog series on good and bad. (If you missed the first post, you can find it here.) Last time I talked about how there can be some pretty big problems with the things we consider ‘good,’ especially if we put too much importance on those...
Why Money Can’t Buy Happiness

Why Money Can’t Buy Happiness

There are a lot of things that are nice about money. Money can put food on the table, pay for transportation, and even fund a vacation once in a while. But money can’t buy you happiness. At least not in the way we normally think about it. Here’s what the research says...
The Problem with Dual Relationships

The Problem with Dual Relationships

In psychology, we talk a lot about the importance of avoiding dual relationships. A dual relationship occurs when you have a different kind of relationship with a person in more than one setting. For example, if I took on a family member as a client, that would be a...
Rocky, Creed, and Finding Meaning in the Midst of Loss

Rocky, Creed, and Finding Meaning in the Midst of Loss

This past weekend, I saw Creed, the latest installment in the Rocky series. I’m a big fan of all the Rocky movies, but I thought this film was especially good. One of the most interesting parts of the movie was that it depicted an older Rocky Balboa dealing with his...
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