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How to Raise a Boy: An Open Conversation About What This Means in Today’s World

Written by Luke Iorio August 14, 2019 "Be a man." "Man up." "Toughen up." These are the types of phrases that have filled conversations from boyhood through the teenage years and into adulthood for men for a long time. I know these words well. I uttered them more than I can count or care to…


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Meditation Practice: Practicing Uncertainty to Find Your Way

Written by Luke Iorio July 31, 2019 Picture this: You’re a sophomore in college. You connect with an incredibly talented music group that you sign and they go multi-platinum. You launch a record label, tech-investment fund, and make a splash in the music industry. All the while, you’re not even…


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What Am I Doing With My Life? How This Question Can Lead to Insight and Purpose

I’ve encountered this question at a few different times in my life. It’s led me both into and out of connection with myself, purpose, and fulfillment on multiple occasions. Asked early on in my education and career, it led me away from creative pursuits and expressions that I had passion for and…


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Denying Our Disconnection: When Our Inner Self Doesn’t Match Our Outer One

Written by Luke Iorio, President of One Idea Away and iPEC June 21, 2019 “My inner self really didn’t match my outer self. People always saw me as ‘so calm’ and with a soft voice. But inside, there was a lot of turmoil and stress. I was holding tight all the time and I was hardly breathing . . .”……


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Why I Meditate: Benefits From a Consistent Meditation Practice

Written by Luke Iorio, President of One Idea Away and iPEC June 12, 2019 Why I meditate . . . A friend told my wife recently that his relationship with one of his children was not going well and getting worse. His son was beginning to mimic his own less-than-ideal behaviors (i.e. grumpy, quick to…


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How to Feel More Fulfilled Every Day by Connecting to the Experiences of Life

Written by Luke Iorio, President of One Idea Away and iPEC June 5, 2019 What do you really want? I know when I’ve considered what I really want, my head will drift between the material (which could be career accomplishments and lifestyle dreams) and the experiential (the feeling of life that I wish…