Oprah's Harvard 2013 Commencement speech - "Learn from every mistake because every experience, encounter and particularly your mistakes are there to teach you and force you into being more who you are.
“It is our failure to become our perceived ideal that ultimately defines us and makes us unique. It’s not easy, but if you accept your misfortune and handle it right, your perceived failure can become a catalyst for profound re-invention.
Every day, we make decisions that have good or bad consequences for our future selves. (Can I skip flossing just this one time?) Daniel Goldstein makes tools that help us imagine ourselves over time, so that we make smart choices for Future Us.
What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, the director of a study on adult development, Waldinger shares three important lessons learned from the study on how to build a fulfilling, long life.