Decision Time

Decision Time

For as long as I’ve been alive, the world of self-help has struggled with the same problems and has always been held back by the same... read more
Four Steps to Forgiveness

Four Steps to Forgiveness

Today, we’re covering a deeply polarizing topic—not only between different kinds of people but between the same people at different... read more
The One Question Diagnosis

The One Question Diagnosis

One of the most difficult trials of my life was in figuring out how to work well. By that, I mean learning how to do the work I loved as... read more
Living like a first grader

Living like a first grader

In recent weeks, I said that first graders tend to have predictable values when it comes to working. Ask a room full of first graders what... read more
The cocoon or the rocks

The cocoon or the rocks

Everybody loves a story of redemption. There’s a catharsis in seeing a self-centered person brought to a well-deserved low… but it is... read more
Who do you need to make happy?

Who do you need to make happy?

The pursuit of happiness is one of the great common quests of all mankind, and relationships are the most important part of it. But when we... read more
What are you creating?

What are you creating?

In recent years, there has been a great rise in the philosophy that perception is reality—that the “truth” may be different for each... read more
The Three Essentials

The Three Essentials

It’s a fundamental truth that people don’t treat their spiritual selves the same way they treat their bodies. Most people are prepared... read more
The Aging Paradox

The Aging Paradox

“Youth is wasted on the young,” so they say. Anyone old enough to worry occasionally looks back with longing on their younger self. If... read more
Make your mistakes work for you

Make your mistakes work for you

I was a pretty bad student for most of my school career. I was an extremely right-brained person living a couple of decades before people... read more
What makes a hero?

What makes a hero?

When you and I meet a new person, one of the first questions we ask is, “what do you do?” ... read more
How your doubts empower you

How your doubts empower you

Doubts get a bad rap. ... read more

Stay Connected with Dr. Alex

Sign Up for Dr. Alex’s Newsletter