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What to Do if Your Dreams Feel Unachievable
Jena Nardella
By Jena Nardella
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I have never written a book before, but I have always wanted to. I started journaling at the age of 12 and found delight in the power of words. I began reading with fervor, holding books with reverence for their ability to paint images and emotions on a page. I dreamt of being able to inspire readers the way other writers have inspired me.

Recently, my dream became a reality. I have been commissioned to write a book and to live out this life-long dream of mine. I was so excited with the […]

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Does Trying to Impress People Make You Sad?
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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Acclaimed writer Penelope Trunk spent a year obsessing on what really makes people happy. She gave up a high-powered job as an executive to raise kids and blogged nearly daily about her trade. […]

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How Should we use Intuition in Decision Making?
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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I make a lot of decisions using intuition, which researchers are beginning to understand as more reliable, and less mystical than previously thought. Intuition is really about pattern recognition, about subconsciously picking up on conflicting patterns in a situation. One of the more discussed examples of intuitive decision making has to do with a fire chief who, shortly after entering a burning house, commanded all his men leave the house immediately without really understanding why. He said the decision came from his gut, that “something wasn’t right” and he wanted his men out of the house. […]