The Spirit of America: From Self-Reliance to Self-Storage

When did the United States go from being a country filled with proud workers who make stuff to a country filled with indebted out-of-work consumers who store stuff?

Stop Being a Zombie In Your Life And Relationship: Awaken To The Fire Of Passion

Steven Lake brings us some inspired thoughts about the importance of passion in life and love.

Soul Bites: Leadership, It’s About Forging Your Own Path

Ralph Waldo Emerson on the value of trail-blazing.

Downton Abbey: Innocence in the Age of Irony

On the night of the season finale, Tom Gualtieri explains the secret of the hit show’s popularity.

Prizefighters and Poppas

What does the life deliberately and well lived look like?

The Four Types of Men: Part IV – The Bard

Have you ever had your mind changed by a book, been brought to tears by a movie, heard a song that could sum up the end of your relationship, or sat and stared at a painting? At some point, there was a Bard who channeled some divine genius and make you feel that way.