Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Fault Tolerance – managing shame and self-forgiveness

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Background I'm a member of several psychology, neurology,…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

3 things to help you succeed under pressure

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These three things will increase your chances of success, and you'll learn why airplane windows are round.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Why I shaved my head, and why you should too

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No I don't mean litterally. Let me clarify, I literally DID…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Appreciation changes everything

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I'm a big fan of O.C. Tanner's philosophy around what they call…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Consumption is killing creation

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There are vast amounts of things we consume on a daily basis.…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

You remember the Mayflower, but what about Speedwell?

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On August 5th, 1620, the Pilgrims set out for America on two…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Service Ride Control

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The dashboard on my Yukon Denali XL (XL stands for extra long…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Self-discipline is more important than IQ

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Angela Duckworth and Martin Seligman from the Positive Psychology…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Important questions to ask for a successful job interview

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I'm a huge fan of bnet.com. They have some marvelous content,…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

3 Tips for Strengthening Your Family

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Not too long ago my family was gathering around the kitchen table…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Strengthening your family - resources

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The other day I had the opportunity to speak at my church's stake…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Anxiously engaged

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Engagement. It's a measure of how emotional you are about something,…

The pursuit of mastery, and the mastery asymptote

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, in his poem "A psalm of life" (here),…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

An amazing story that changed a life

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A couple weeks ago I had the most remarkable experience. I had…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

There is no secret ingredient!

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Perhaps one of my favorite all time movies is the brilliant…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

What Abraham Lincoln taught me about failure

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In 1831, Abraham Lincoln failed in business. In 1832,…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Control vs Influence

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If you’re talking about your own life, control is what matters.…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Microcosms make you stronger

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As I’ve continued writing my book, Escape Velocity, I keep…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Controlled Failure

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As I mention here, we should be failing on a regular basis. …
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Making the most of microcosms

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A microcosm is just a small version of something much larger.…