Teaching Our Children How to Lead an Authentic Life

What is authenticity? Simply put, authenticity is the ability to be true to oneself. Are there conditions or guidelines that parents can follow that will foster the development of a healthy, confident, authentic sense of self in their children? Absolutely, yes!

The expression of an authentic self is measured by the freedom individuals feel to express their unique gifts, talents, ideas, and desires with a relative degree of spontaneity. Read more ›

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Lessons on Maintaining Motivation

For those of you who believe that the millennial generation is just a bunch of entitled slackers with a poor work ethic and no loyalty to anyone other than themselves, let me introduce you to my buddy Josh. Josh is a twenty eight-year old young man who has developed a code to live by. I asked him what he meant by that, and he said that he creates a “Power List” every night before he goes to bed. His Power List consists of writing down ten things that he must complete the next day in order for him to stay focused and achieve his goal.

I asked him, “So, what goes on your list?” He replied, “Anything that I can realistically complete in one day that gets me closer to my goal.” Read more ›

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