“Creating things yourself is the coolest thing,” Richardson explained. “It makes you feel like you’re alive, and part of the world. When you see somebody out there who likes an idea that Rob and I thought of, and they like it enough to buy it
Fundamentally, self-confidence is a willingness to take action and fail, because a confident person understands that despite the possibility of failure, they are capable of succeeding.
Any attempt to uphold “selflessness” as a moral standard guarantees the erosion of your self-esteem. . . . To attempt to live by a “selfless” moral code is to become, in effect, your own worst enemy.
Alex Epstein of the Ayn Rand Institute has written a great column about the significance of New Year's resolutions and why so many people find it hard to keep them:
Every New Year's Eve millions of Americans make New Year's resolutions. Whether the resolution is to
A recent article in USA Today ("Enough Already With Kid Gloves," June 1) exposes some of the absurdities committed by the self-esteem movement in education, such as the prohibiting of red correction marks. It seems the color is "frightening" to students, and teachers should use