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Finding Kindness for your Story

Many of us have not had a “conventional” journey- “conventional” being defined as the societal norm. Things just haven’t been ideal. We’ve had to work harder than we’re “supposed to”. We’ve had to go through more challenges than we’re “supposed to”. We’ve struggled more than we’re “supposed to”. For many in the community here at The Meaning Movement, life has not taken us the way…

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What Apple Can Teach You About Work (it’s not what you think)

Apple is a brilliant company in so many ways. Every time they release a new product, it makes waves. People that use their products love their products. People love them so much that its sometime even called a cult. Love it or hate it, Apple is good at what they do. Though there are many reasons for it, here is one that we can take…

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Arrival Is Not the Point (True Creatives Never Arrive)

In the early stages of any endeavor, we look forward to arrival. We set out with a goal in mind, and that is what keeps us moving forward. We long for the day when we come into our own and it feels like things are much less difficult. I quit my job and started this blog with the intention of affecting change in the world….

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How Will You Spend Your Willpower?

Studies show that willpower is like a muscle— you can build it by exercise, and it gets tired when you use it too much. The book, The Power of Habit, has a lot of great material around this idea — particularly chapter 5. People who come home after a draining day that has tested their willpower in big ways are much more likely to watch…

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Your Passion is Worth The Pain

Passion is about desiring something so much that you’re willing to suffer for it. Nothing is only good, fun, and easy all the time. To pursue a passion means that you are willing to endure and suffer to bring about that meaning in the world (see last week’s introduction to suffering for you passion for more). I want to get more specific about the way…

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