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The Game of Soul Goals
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The Game of Soul Goals

For the last three Christmases, my family and I have played a wonderful board game called Pandemic Legacy. The “standard” game pits the players—who constitute a collaborative team, rather than opponents—against a lethal virus which is threatening the world with extinction. The objective of the game is to keep the virus from spreading, and find […]

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The Saga of the Sensitive Man

I’m a sensitive man. By that I don’t mean one who is touchy, emotionally volatile, or easily hurt (though I have all these characteristics), I mean in the literal sense of one who has a high capacity for sensing. I’m pretty sure I was born...

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Speak the Truth

Speak the truth. What moves you. What perplexes you. What pisses you off. Whatever comes out. The more you say it, the more wants to come. Keep speaking, even if it’s just for you, to untangle the mess in your head, scribbled in a notebook and kept...

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Crutches of Attention

There’s a part of me that doesn’t want to be conscious – to feel, to actually notice what’s going on around me And so when I’m not looking, it sneaks around behind me and steps into me, putting his hands inside my hands. When I can’t find a way to...

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The Star

Wish upon it. Pray to it. Follow it. Do not think you are it, or believe other people when they say you could be. Do not mistake the mortal for the divine. The proper posture is one of devotion. The star is not reached through fame, it is never...

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How I Coach People

It’s been three years now since I started calling myself a coach. I’ve worked with a whole range of people. It’s been challenging, it’s been enlightening, and it’s been deeply fulfilling. Sometimes, a client’s life has been truly transformed -...

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The Purpose of Life

What is the purpose of life? What is your purpose? My purpose? It’s a word that is as clichéd as it is important. And one I have wrestled with as much as it has inspired me. So often we talk of it as a thing, an ideal we must live up to, a...

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What Makes You Special

Human beings have been trading stuff for an awfully long time. Some say for 150,000 years. It’s one of the biggest differentiators between us and the animals. It’s made our lives rich and cooperative. Here’s how it works… If one guy is great at...

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