Best Articles

I write about psychology, motivation, getting started and why we do the things we do—all in order to help you get what you want, make things happen, and start living the life you want.

This site has more than 400 different essays, posts, and drawings. Here are some of my favorite essays so far, as well as the most popular posts. Take a look at the posts organized by category (below), or browse the entire archives if you want.

Start here:

On writing:

Life philosophy and the bigger picture:

Getting started, motivation:

Reminders, or how to keep going:

Making things happen:

The $29,000 charity: water birthday swim:


Tools, Worksheets, and tips:

Reflection, goal-setting, and tools for review:

Modest minimalist, and the art of having less:

Personal narrative and growing into your future self:

Language and communication:

Reminders of kindness and empathy:

Body and movement:

Storytelling and narrative:

  • We are linked by common narratives, and we learn about each other through stories. How we tell our stories, and what narrative threads we use in describing ourselves and our businesses, matter. See the complete resource page.

Business, entrepreneurship, learning, development:

Personal stories + more about Sarah: 

Conferences and events:

Book Notes: