How to Find Meaning in Life

Take a trip down to your local bookstore, and you’ll likely find stacks of memoirs and self-help books recounting peoples’ searches for meaning in their lives. From hiking through the wild to eating, praying, and loving your way through the world, people are obsessed with figuring out how to find meaning in their lives. And…

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Why Do Kids Seek Role Models?

When you were growing up, you most likely looked up to someone and learned from the way they conducted themselves. Whether it was a family member, a friend, or even a celebrity, this person was your role model. You may not have understood why you looked up to this person, but they were an important…

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The Benefits of Having a Mentor

As a kid, one of the most important things is having someone in your life who you look up to and respect. This person is often referred to as a role model. But, you don’t always know your role models personally. Mentors, on the other hand, are people in our lives who help us grow…

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Mentoring is a core life skill

As we reflect on our lives and seek to become better, it is critically important for us to do a self inventory. By that I mean we look at our skills, abilities, talents, and areas we know are challenges for ourselves. I review that specific process in another article, but I want to highlight one…

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Growing up

We’ve all been told at some point in our life to grow up. Theoretically meaning that we needed to become mature and responsible adults. However, it is often a toxic remark. Think about a time you were told to “grow up” and reflect on how it made you feel and what you believed they were…

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