How to Identify What Your Heart Needs When Life Really Sucks

Life sucks when you feel like you don't know what's going on inside. When you feel disconnected from yourself, and you can't figure out why. When you feel like crap but can't identify why you...

What Do I Do With My Emotions?

You’ve heard different pieces of my story of growing up without emotions. But before I shut my heart down to the world, I was full of emotion and life. 6-year-old Japheth was wide-eyed, curious, full of...

Practical Keys to Breaking Free of the Victim Mentality

I didn’t think it was necessary for me to write this article, because I thought I had covered it well enough in this previous article. But as I sat down...

Do I Really Need Community?

I used to believe that people aren’t important. That community wasn’t necessary for thriving. That I could get to where I wanted to go faster if I didn’t have people "slowing me down." That belief was born from my identity, which said, “I’m too shy and quiet to actually

3 Compelling and Practical Ways To Be an Amazingly Hopeful Person

Hope is the rarest commodity in the world today, and it’s not close. Humanity is crying out for hope, even if they don’t realize it. The world needs...

How to Not Let The World Steal Your Joy

A few weeks ago, I rear ended someone on the way to work, and it turned out to be one of the best things to happen to me. Normally, something like this would take me out for days, leaving me...