Leaving home. Going home.

I wonder if this is kind of what it feels like for some people when they die? Minus the physical pain. Not to be all melodramatic…but it’s what came to mind. On Saturday I’m leaving Boulder – a place I have loved to call my home. There are so many friends I will miss. So Read More…

Resentment and forgiveness when it’s super close to home

I want to share a brief conversation with you on an important topic: Forgiveness. This is actually the topic we’ll be focusing on for the entire month of March for all 5 Minute Mental Mastery members…so it’s great timing to address this question from one of our TAL Family members: === “Dear Aaron, I am Read More…

TAL 42: Turning Wounds Into Wisdom with Luminita Saviuc

Luminita is the author of the blog purposefairy.com and she wrote one of the most viral personal growth blog post in history.  15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy – Over 1.2 MILLION people shared it on Facebook. I met Luminita last year and first heard her touching story.  Rough is a total understatement Read More…

You can start a new day right now

Just flipping through my journal and stumbled on an entry from a couple months ago I bet someone needs to hear. I bet someone wants a new day right now…well you can have it. You can start again right this instant. You can make today amazing starting now you know! You don’t have to nail Read More…

How to not be crushed by the weight of the world

A while ago TAL Family member Josie reached out for help and I want to share my response with you today. Essentially, she described how it’s hard to not have “bad” days. She’s married with 3 teenagers, living paycheck to paycheck, supporting a mother with addiction and abuse challenges, and just really struggling to stay Read More…

A light has gone out…RIP Robin Williams

An amazing actor and comedian has died too soon. Hearing it was probably suicide and he was battling severe depression really got me pondering… How many of us are struggling and just wanting to die? How many feel the burden of life is just too much? Some people who spread the most happiness are deeply Read More…

Good reminders from people who had it worse

I just finished listening to the book ‘Unbroken‘ and was left with a couple deep impressions: Louis Zamperini strengthened my already deep commitment to the belief that everything is conspiring for my benefit. He declared after all that he faced that everything happens for our ultimate good, and that is powerful coming from him. If Read More…

Which mountain should you climb?

Yesterday I saw a virtual mountain of work ahead of me for the week and no clear way to do it all. SO I FROZE. Literally…couldn’t function properly at all…found minutes and hours just slipping by with mindless work in front of my computer screen.   You know the feeling I’m sure…overwhelm…lack of clarity…BLAH. Finally Read More…

TAL 35: Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On It with Kamal Ravikant

A while back I shared this email from TAL Family member Carolyne: “Dear Aaron, I can relate with the statement: “I’ve always valued my life, however I have never really known how to be truly happy within myself.” After reading Kamal Ravikant’s book: ‘love yourself like your life depends on it’ I started a journey Read More…