In our May/June 2020 issue, we take a look at how we might get “there” — whatever that higher place is that we aspire to reach. We share some stories of people who have done it, look at how they did it, and stir up some of our own assumptions in the hope that it might spur us toward growth.
Scott Barry Kaufman knows a lot about the labels bright, quirky people often stick upon themselves. In this interview with Third Factor’s editor in chief, he suggests we might be missing something much more important.
After China sent Max into a spiral of positive disintegration, his return to the United States—and to crisis—ensured his moral transformation.
Do you ever find yourself frustrated with other people’s lack of striving? Of caring? Selena Ng reflects on that feeling—and how she’s tried to transcend it through a delicate balance of acceptance and change.
You surely know all about the scientific accomplishments of Madame Curie. But did you know that her childhood was teeming with the intensity a fellow Polish scientist would dub “overexcitability?”
For some, the word “gifted” can be a life preserver. Once they’re back on dry land, however, it will surely serve them best to hang it up.