5 Steps To Reading 100 Books A Year

“The man who doesn’t read hasn’t any advantage over the man who can’t read” – Mark Twain When I tell people I read 100+ books a year, I’m often greeted with blank stares. I’ve now accomplished this for four years

On Life-Changing Things: Getting LASIK

This post is not an avocation for getting LASIK, but rather a mind dump of the fact that one simple question I asked myself recently has irrevocably altered by future. I’m using LASIK here as an example of something that

The Buddha Board – A Fun Way To Practice Mindfulness

This post is about a new product I had the opportunity to play with called the Buddha Board: I love when I see a creative, new product on the market, especially one that requires pretty much no maintenance and doubles as a conversation

The Hypomanic Edge: Why Being a Little Bit Crazy Can Help in Your Success

“It is when we act freely, for the sake of the action itself rather than for ulterior motives, that we learn to become more than what we were.” -Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi I just read an incredible book that helped me find

Self-Appreciation: Recognizing Your Progress

“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.” -Elisabeth Kübler-Ross The other day, I wasn’t feeling

The Flexible Mind: How Adapting To Change Enhances Your Life

“If you really want to escape the things that harass you, what you’re needing is not to be in a different place but to be a different person.” ― Seneca, Letters from a Stoic When change hits, everyone starts to

Differentiating Yourself: Habitually Learning New Things

“Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.” –

Consistency Over Intensity: The Key To Lasting Gains

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” –Aristotle Consistency is something that many people talk about but few people practice. Everybody knows that they need to be consistent to see results in

The Hoffman Q2 Intensive: An Authentic Attendee’s Review

“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” -Ernest Hemingway Readers of Authentic Growth know that I am a big fan of The Hoffman Process, a 6-8 day

How To Release Emotional Baggage With The Z Point Process

A few weeks ago I discovered a very powerful energy psychology process that I knew I had to share with readers of Authentic Growth. This process is called the Z Point Process, and in using it I was reminded of

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