For when you need a little extra push

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

TEDx Talk: Reaching your personal escape velocity

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We must make a fundamental change to how we view ourselves, not as the product of our past, but for the potential of our future.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Put down your device and live

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Put down your device and live a real life, not a virtual one. A poem written and performed by Gary Turk, called look up.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Limitations: They do not define you

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The hardest handicaps to overcome are mental. It happens when we tell ourselves the wrong story. Change the story. (video)
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

International Speech Competition: I'm hungry for bugs

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The funny, but insightful story about how we tend to destroy what is most precious to us. A video from an international speech competition.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Climb life's mountains

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Strength and perspective come when you climb life's mountains, instead of avoiding them.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

What is the greatest reason to change?

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There are lots of noble reasons to seek change in life. According to Vince Lombardi, chiefest among them is love.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Find perspective in this surprisingly effective lens for life

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Sometimes it helps to look at life through a different lens, or using a powerful analogy, this one tends to be highly effective in helping us view our life objectively.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

The touching story behind Rudolf, the reindeer

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Bob May had always been different.  Small, weak, and slight…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Invictus, the powerful story of overcoming adversity

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The poem Invictus, teaches us that we can't control the cards life deals us, but we can control what we do with those cards. We are the masters of our fate, we are the captains of our soul.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Today's message from my son: You are very special

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Alex sings "I am very special", melts my heart, and inspires me to write "so are you".
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Failure and critics - ignore them both

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The following is one of my favorite YouTube videos. When you…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

If you've never been homeless, read this

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Driving awareness and empathy to the issue of homelessness in America. Be aware, and help by sharing.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Ken Robinson: The importance of creativity

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Ken Robinson gives a TED talk on "Do Public Schools Kill Creativity", and then makes a poignant argument about the failure of public schools.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Who I am makes a difference

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The inspiring story of how a young man was saved by a simple expression of how important he was, in this touching story of “Who I Am Makes a Difference."
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

Making the most of microcosms

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A microcosm is just a small version of something much larger.…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Joannie Rochette - an emotional night

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Joannie Rochette, a 24 year old from Quebec, was a 2009 World…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Peaks and valleys

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Peaks and valleys. Life is full of them. The important thing…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Shaun White, and the real story of his success

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What on earth is the Double McTwist 1260? It’s where…