It’s Thanksgiving again: a time each year where we’re reminded to stop and express gratitude for the good, the positive, and the uplifting blessings we enjoy in our lives. As it turns out, that thankfulness has incredible benefits for our health. Robert Emmons, a leading scientific expert on gratitude, has shown through research that people who demonstrate consistent gratitude experience: Stronger immune

I am excited to share with you a conversation I recently had with the San Francisco Giants' Mental Strength Specialist, Derin McMains. It was a timely discussion as the Giants just won the World Series and we talked about how to stay resilient after a success. I hope you have time to listen to the podcast and read the summary notes below. Derin

Follow @TimElmore The following story would be funny if it weren’t true. Once again, it revolves around cell phones. A British teenager attempted to commit suicide after he failed to take the perfect “selfie.” Danny Bowman became so obsessed with capturing the perfect shot that he spent 10 hours a day taking up to 200 selfies. The 19-year-old lost nearly 30

Follow @TimElmore Two years ago, Atlanta endured an extremely harsh thunderstorm. It was like we were in the movies. Lightning flashed and thunder crashed, trees fell down, some rooftops were ruptured, and power lines were out for days. It took over a week to get the city cleaned up and running again. Everyone saw the power of Mother Nature and, specifically,

Follow @TimElmore During this time of year, professional sports teams say they care deeply about a draft prospect’s character. They tell us it matters to them if a player has a history of arrests, suspensions or violations, like smoking pot or abusing a girlfriend. But soon, all this talk evaporates as teams in the NBA, MLB and NFL search for players

The latest report was released on the number of college students (either graduates or otherwise) who’ve stopped attending a university—and have decided to default on their loans. The number stands at about one in every eight students who stop making payments. Default rates are based on those who default on at least one loan three years after leaving college. It

The non-profit organization I lead, Growing Leaders, is a relatively small team of sixteen staff members, made up largely of twenty-somethings. Everyone who joins our team knows our mission well—we are attempting to develop a generation of young leaders and get Generation iY (those born since 1990) ready for their careers. Each year, we meet thousands of high school and