Confidence

What often distinguishes fulfilled from unfulfilled lives is an ingredient that’s not part of the educational curriculum, and that can sound vague, silly, and Californian in the bad sense. Confidence It’s humbling to realize just how many great achievements haven’t been the result of superior talent or technical know-how, merely Continue Reading

Egypt | Faith’s Story

So we were in Egypt actually filming a different project but while we were there we had our gear and knew we wanted to do a sparrow project as well and I remember just praying beforehand and really feeling like God had already laid out you know steps that we Continue Reading

How to Understand Sexiness

When it comes to sex, we are – in theory – living in wildly liberated times. So you’d think it would easy to feel at ease owning up to certain sorts of sexual desires. But for most of us, the world doesn’t actually feel that generous about fetishes. It’s very Continue Reading

What’s Education For?

Everyone agrees that education is hugely important The thing is we’re not particularly sure what we want from it The aim of education should be to prepare us for the challenges of adult life Yet from this perspective it’s clear that schools fail all but for tiny portions of their Continue Reading

The Perfectionist Trap

We typically aim for a particular career because we have been deeply impressed by the exploits of the most accomplished practitioners in the field. We formulate our ambitions by admiring the beautiful structures of the architect tasked with designing the city’s new airport, or by following the intrepid trades of Continue Reading

UFP 41: Faith To Faith

RD: Fluttershy, I’m flying sideways! FS: Oh no! Me too! RD: Oh no! RD: AAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH! FS: AAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH! TS: In today’s episode, everyone in Ponyville is lining up so that they can drink cider. That is what is happening. That is a thing that we’re all doing. Someone thought it was Continue Reading

Hacking Your Flow State

[MUSIC] So I recently watched a TED talk by Jaime Wheal of the Flow Genome Project. And the TED talk was called, “from Altered States to Altered Traits: Hacking the Flow State.” Now you guys watch, “Shots of Awe,” you know that I’m very passionate about this idea of the Continue Reading

Wonder Makes Me Take Leaps Of Faith | Phil Evans

(music plays) Wonder makes me want more out of myself, makes me wanna experience life. If you ask me a year and a half ago if I was gonna be in the United States playing basketball in college I would have told them you’re dreaming. You do only live once Continue Reading

Status Anxiety

The first question you tend to get asked when you meet someone at a party is “So what do you do?” And according to how impressive your answer is, people are either keen to get to know you better, or swiftly leave you behind by the nuts. We’re anxious because Continue Reading