How to Help Your Future Self

Colin writes… I’ve finally figured out what makes me truly happy, and it’s a lot simpler than I would have guessed. It’s this: the freedom to work hard every day at building things that help other people happy. Passion + discipline + connection = happiness. Whenever I feel foolish for taking so long to figure […]

On Being KIND

Lindsey writes…  So I was Wikipedia-ing the word “kindness” when Colin came by and remarked “You know, that’s also something a villain in a movie would do.” And that’s what life with a comedian is like. So where was I? Oh yes. The definition… Wikipedia defines kindness as “a behavior marked by ethical characteristics, a pleasant disposition, and […]

We All Have a Comparison Monster

Lindsey writes: For the past seven years, I’ve been practicing yoga. You would think I would finally learn to stop comparing my version of a pose to other people’s. After all, I’m there to be with my MY inner light, not watch someone else’s outward abilities.  But every so often, I will still find myself wishing I could be as well […]

What Motivates Us More Than Fear

When it comes to receiving advice, I’m sure at one point or another we’ve all heard a message that can be classified as “scared straight.” It’s a very common approach in presenting, both to students and to adults. Intense and overwhelming statistics. Car crash videos. Heartbreaking stories of regret. It can be very powerful in […]