I appeared on the TODAY show to speak about my book, The Power of Meaning, with Hoda Kotb and Maria Shriver. I discuss the four “pillars” of meaning: belonging, purpose, transcendence and storytelling. Check it out here.
Today’s college students have been raised to view discomfort as intolerable.
“People want peace in their neighborhoods,” said Erricka Bridgeford, one of the founders of Baltimore Ceasefire, who attended the prayer walk.
Theophrastus (Aristotle’s favorite student) offers humorous and insightful glimpses into personality types—including our own—like “The Flatterer,” “The Social Climber,” and “The Arrogant Man.”
Why “beautiful messes” are so alluring.
The time between diagnosis and death presents an opportunity for “extraordinary growth.”
The problem is not simply a social one — it’s an existential one, too. There is a direct connection between how alone people feel and how meaningful they judge their lives to be.
In Lisa Genova’s novels, tragedy and hardship reveal individual worth and the power of love.
In the face of hardship, some people manage to find deeper meaning and purpose. Discover the factors of post-traumatic growth.