This blog posts contains excerpts from my new book, Own Your Self, now available for pre-order. What happens when you get the thing you wanted? We all know the answer…your attention moves, like a roving lighthouse, to find the next thing as of yet unattained. Rinse and repeat. When I made a major move in
I’m wondering if there has ever been a more important moment in human history to learn about self-ownership. When we feel controlled, when we feel taken advantage of, when we feel helpless, when we feel wronged, when we feel damaged—we tell a story of our experience through the lens of victimization (e.g., bad genes, faulty
Many of you who have supported and followed my work for the past 6 years know that I’ve shared it with a fire in my belly and tears in my eyes. For so many years, I encountered moments where I felt I might explode from the overwhelm of what I saw happening to us at
By now, almost everyone has heard of the human microbiome – the collection of viruses, bacteria, and fungi that play a pivotal role in our health and cognitive functioning. Also called the microbiota, we’ve long assumed that the microbiome consists of microbes that reside along our gastrointestinal tract – and more recently, on our skin.
If you know what depression feels like – the brain clouding, the flat moods, the tiredness – you’re not alone. Over 300 million people around the world have depression, and yet there’s a lot that we still don’t quite understand.1 Thankfully, the medical field is developing some new insights that just might help us understand