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Choose Your Story: How Our Inner Stories Create Our Reality

I was recently inspired by a conversation I had with Aaron Rose (One Idea Away | Episode 180). We talked about how our external reality mirrors our inner stories, and how we need to be willing to look at those stories and evolve them to reflect the ends we wish to experience.  As these…


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A Year of Mindfulness: Losing Control to Gain Your Life

Written by Luke Iorio September 18, 2019 James Garrett, founder of Brain by Design, recently stopped by on One Idea Away to discuss his current Deep Change Project—he’s committing to diving deep into his self, his happiness, and his relationships to see just how much change he can affect in his…


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Want a Happier Life? Acceptance and Flexibility are Good Places to Start

Written by Luke Iorio August 23, 2019 I'll freely admit I had a big challenge with the word and notion of acceptance. For so long, acceptance meant resignation, mediocrity, giving in, settling for less, and so on. If I accept this situation, it'll never change. If I accept the way that person…


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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…