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The Outlier’s Dilemma, Part II: Play in the Spotlight

Written by Julia Armet, Founder of HigherPlaybook.com April 9, 2020 This is dedicated to the friends, coaches, and Outliers in the room . . . Quid nomen tuum est? My name’s Julia. (Latin root: Julius, as in the great leader we know as Caesar, who .…

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The Outlier’s Dilemma, Part I: Playing It Back

Written by Julia Armet, Founder of HigherPlaybook.com April 8, 2020 This is dedicated to the friends, coaches, and Outliers in the room . . . Quid nomen tuum est? My name’s Julia. (Latin root: Julius, as in the great leader we know as Caesar, who .…

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To Truly Come Alive: A Tale of Turning Inward for Wisdom in the Land of Faeries and Leprechauns

Written by Christine Todd April 3, 2020 It was difficult to discern whether I'd abandoned my traveling companions in Galway City to return southward to Killarney because I'd fallen in love with that special slice of Irish paradise . . . or because I…

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Road Map to Mindfulness

Written by Jeffry Osborne Tar April 1, 2020 At family gatherings, the men of my family would huddle in a den, a TV room, or a basement where they instinctively knew to go to avoid having to carry folding chairs from the basement. Elsewhere, the…

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Patience: The Underlying Key to Success

Written by Nina Cashman February 12, 2020 Are you impatient? Chances are, if you’ve got the slightest twitch of ambition, you are--at least just a little--impatient. When we strive for success in any sort of endeavor, most of us wish our results…

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Two Ideas That Will Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

Written by Ramona Harvey February 7, 2020 It wasn’t until about three years after coming to the US from Romania that I heard about the term "resolution." At first I thought it was a legal term. The way I understood its meaning, I perceived it as a…

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Seeking Happiness First: Releasing the “Happy When” Mindset

Written by Lisa Kaplin January 29, 2020 I’ve recently come to realize that most of us are on a backward happiness hunt. We’ve tied our happiness to success: financial success, material success, a big career, Instagram-worthy trips, friendships, etc.…

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The Path of Spiritual Growth: The Grace of the “In-Between”

Written by Karen Baltimore January 24, 2020 When moving from a space of knowledge to one of belief on a path of spiritual growth, new habits may feel like playing pretend. Affirmations can feel downright fraudulent. The life you desire can feel so…

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Nothing is a Waste That’s Fully Experienced

Written by Ryan Poling January 22, 2020 I guess I never really took a long hard look at how fleeting life is. Maybe you can relate? I grew up in a hardened working culture that said, “It doesn’t matter what’s happening now, you need to save for…

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Choose the Meaning of Your Life

Written by Matt Hogan January 8, 2020 “The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be. Being alive is the meaning.” ―Joseph Campbell Over the course of four months . . . I left my job, Sold most of my belongings, Cashed out part of my…

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