7 Profound Lessons from Harry Potter

Harry Potter is full of all sorts of life lessons that have stuck with people ever since the first book came out in 1997. All the way through the final movie release in 2011, Harry Potter holds a special place for many people. I still consider myself a Potterhead and identify closely with Hermione and …

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Excuses are easy and hold us back. Improvements are hard and make all the difference. Here's why you should make improvements instead of excuses.

Make Improvements Instead of Excuses

“Make improvements, not excuses.” — Tyra Banks I’ve written a few posts lately on making improvements and changing your life based on what you’ve identified as “not working”. Most of my points in those pieces are aimed at the people who already know they need to do something—they just don’t know what, or how to …

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There are no mistakes, only lessons. Here are the top lessons I've learned from "mistakes" in my life—lessons I lean on every day to be a better person.

Top Lessons from Mistakes I’ve Made

It’s a common phrase, isn’t it? Learn from your mistakes. Ideally, people would learn from the mistakes of others. But that’s not always possible. Sometimes we only learn the lesson when we get firsthand experience. And firsthand experience can suck.