Long, long ago, in 1998, I wrote a graduate thesis on Charismatic Leadership and the role culture plays in the phenomenon. I won an award for that thesis, and it has been on my mind frequently as I have watched the rise of Donald Trump.
Life is meant to be an adventure. It is meant to be lived FULL OUT, filled with passion, laughter and lots of love. But there is one thing you must understand if you want this for yourself: Nothing will change until you take a risk.
We've all heard about people who suffered some terrible accident or illness and came out the other side, altered, grateful to be alive, changed into the person they always longed to be. Life is indifferent to the ego and its individual story.