Atalwin Pilon wonders about the tradeoffs of honesty and likeability.
Atalwin Pilon is a former bad boy from Amsterdam who had an experience of spiritual awakening at 32. Since that moment he committed to the truth and lives from his heart. Currently he is traveling the world on a quest for meaning, aiming to make a difference. Follow him on his blog Basic Goodness, Facebook and Twitter. You can try him out as your life coach too, if his voice speaks to you. Email him. He will be honored.
The universe gave Atalwin Pilon a single chance to meet someone he was wildly attracted to. And he choked.
I might feel like I am in carb prison, but I am ready for the challenge and the transformation that waits around the corner.
I walked away from an opportunity because something rubbed me the wrong way. Did I do the right thing?
After spending some intense time focusing on spiritual development, I now turn to physical development.
Being preoccupied with the steps you wish you were taking causes us to miss the beauty and importance of the small ones we can make.
“There are too many interesting women I did not have the experience to know in this life because I have been brain washed.”
Events happening on the other side of the world are much more personal when the protesters you see on T.V. are your close friends.
Sometimes it’s the simple things that bring us to peace.
Alex Barnett asks, “How do we get to a place where it is the overwhelming rule (not the exception) that the few in the crowd who are different than the majority can feel comfortable and at ease and be accepted?”
Three types of funeral, three types of death, three types of reflection on our own mortality.
Human trafficking is a horrible crime. Rick Matz’ home state of Michigan is the 2nd worst in the country after Nevada (Las Vegas).
Cheating can be intoxicating, but it’s also soul-destroying. You can break the cycle.
Letting go of someone who meant so much to you, who changed you in a drastic way, is incredibly difficult — but possible!
What do you do when the only person in the conversation speaking up for women is a woman?
5 steps took Corey Jahnke from misery and blame to a life of joy and gratitude.
Sharing that I’m an ally isn’t being brave. Bravery is getting out of bed every day, never knowing whether you’ll face violence just because someone thinks you’re an “abomination.”
And so the coach stormed off in frustration…
John Legend announced this week he’s starting a multi-year campaign to end mass incarceration.
Thou shalt not invoke the name of your god to oppress others
“Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back… play for[Read More…]
Sadly, marriage has lost much of its meaning in today’s society.
Some values never lose their importance they just go out of style –time to bring this one back in a big way.
What we appreciate—and need—in a potential mate changes as we get older. James Michael Sama identifies eight ways our dating outlook shifts with—shall we call it, ahem, maturity instead of age?
Put an end to shaming by doing one beautifully simple thing.
Jordan Gray dives into when you should and when you shouldn’t get back with your ex.
Business owner Doug Wagner didn’t expect to learn 3 important lessons of leadership from grieving the loss of his best friend. But that’s exactly what happened.