Searching For Good, Episode 2: Ashley Nichols

Searching For Good, Episode 2: Ashley Nichols Guest: Ashley Nichols About Ashley: Ashley is currently an AmeriCorps volunteer working with Refugee Services of Texas in Fort Worth doing community outreach. In the fall she will be moving to London to pursue a Masters in Migration, Mobility, and Development at the School of Oriental and African…

Searching For Good, Episode 1: Introduction

Searching For Good, Episode 1: Introduction Welcome to the “Searching For Good” podcast! This has been a project that I’ve wanted to start for quite some time and now I’ve done it. In this, the very first episode of “Searching For Good”, I introduce the podcast and share my vision for it’s future. What does…

My Definition of Effective Leadership

My Definition of Effective Leadership​How can we be effective leaders in our homes, schools, communities, businesses and relationships? This is a question that is passed around so much that it’s almost too boring and overused to delve into. There is no one perfect definition of leadership, but I thought I would still take a moment…

Nourish Your Relationships

Nourish Your RelationshipsBy far, in my opinion, the most important thing in anyone’s life is their relationships. Sure, not everyone prioritizes relationships at number one, but the fact is that when we are on our death bed we won’t be asking for our money, our awards, or our possessions, because we will have realized by…

What You Do Makes No Difference

What You Do Makes No DifferenceI have recently been thinking about the effect that our actions have on the whole of our lives. To give you an idea of my conclusions I’ll pose a question to you. If you decide to start getting healthy and you go for a 5km jog, will that jog be…

Are You a Peacemaker or a Conflict-Artist?

Are You a Peacemaker or a Conflict-Artist?​One of the surest ways to become an influential person among your friends, family, and in society is to become a peacemaker, and the quickest way to alienate yourself from people is to become a conflict-artist. Let’s take a quick look into both of these types of people so…

Your Mind as a Garden – A Constructive Way to View Your Thoughts

Your Mind as a Garden – A Constructive Way to View Your Thoughts​In this brief writing I would like to offer you a very constructive way to view your ​ thoughts in your life. Anyone who wishes to have a more empowering and purposeful life must first take ​their thoughts very seriously, for they are…

How to Extend Your Life – 8 Lessons From Seneca

How to Extend Your Life – 8 Lessons From Seneca​How do we extend our lives? It is the ultimate question of our age. Scientists are always experimenting with new ways to prolong life, but in my opinion this problem can be solved with simple philosophies.The Stoic philosopher Seneca was a master at the art of…