It’s easy to be baffled by incredibly adept individuals. These 8 steps will teach you how you can get there too.

Skill and ability are often viewed as stagnant.

A great example is singing: before I started singing about three years ago, I would listen to a negative voice in my head: You weren't born a good singer. You have a horrible voice. You would embarrass yourself if you tried.

One of the greatest tragedies in life is rejecting who you are because of who someone said you should be

One of the greatest tragedies in life is rejecting who you are because of who someone said you should be.

Hating your job is suffocating

If you’re working in a job that you hate, I’m sorry. If you’re clocking in and out of McDonald’s for the night shift, I’m sorry…

Ever felt like a highly successful individual doesn’t have time for you? They probably don’t.

Ever feel like a highly successful individual doesn’t have time for you?

They probably don’t.

Because highly successful people view time differently than most. They recognize allocating time is paramount to success in anything. More importantly, they are able to sacrifice because they view their time as abundant, while most…

How I learned that my prejudice against Christians was holding me back from growth

“People reject what they do not understand because it makes them feel small. They would rather believe in some other reality, even if it is only an illusion, so long as it makes them feel bigger.” — Suzy Kassem

Christians are crazy people

Growing up, I couldn’t stand Christians. They…

“Education is education. We should learn everything and then choose which path to follow.” — Malala Yousafzai, I Am Malala

“Education is education. We should learn everything and then choose which path to follow.” — Malala Yousafzai (I Am Malala)

Education is profound. To Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by a Taliban terrorist for standing up for women's education, the right to an…

for a dream, learned from The Dawn Wall’s Tommy Caldwell

*SPOILER WARNING*

While suffering the calamity of the divorce from his once-believed soul mate and trauma from believing he killed a man to save his life after being taken hostage in Kyrgyzstan, Tommy devoted himself to something larger than himself. 3,000ft. larger than himself to be exact. Tommy set out…

Ross Heilweil

A human first, and a writer second. Just trying to make sense of it all.

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