– In sports, in hockey, there’s this mindset that we’ve come to adapt to where it’s all about being mentally strong and not showing weakness. My only input on that is it’s not a weakness. For me, just accepting and
“Life is suffering”. Right. Indisputable. What do you do about that? You… you voluntarily accept it, and then strive to overcome the suffering, that’s a consequence of that. And… you do that for you, and you do that in a
Everybody is familiar with the feeling that things are not as they should be. That you’re not successful enough, your relationship’s not satisfying enough, that you don’t have the things you crave. A chronic dissatisfaction that makes you look outwards
(mournful music) – My name is Armando. I’m from San Diego. But I reside here in Sierra Vista, Arizona. Been out here for about 15 years. I’m on social security disability for a mental illness. I was diagnosed paranoid schizophrenic.
My name is Robyn. In the spring of 2013, I was unrecognizable to myself. I did not like the person I’d become. It was a Sunday in May of 2013. My five kids, my husband, and myself we were in
How the economic machine works, in 30 minutes. The economy works like a simple machine. But many people don’t understand it — or they don’t agree on how it works — and this has led to a lot of needless
Thorpie’s the most well-known swimmer in Australia. Everyone knows Ian Thorpe and what he achieved. Well, he was just one of the greatest sporting sensations in Australian history. He had this aura, you know, around him. I think the full
As a student of adversity, I’ve been struck over the years by how some people with major challenges seem to draw strength from them. And I’ve heard the popular wisdom that that has to do with finding meaning. And for