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Nathaniel Branden

Nathaniel Branden 1930-2014

James Peron | Posted 02.02.2015 | Politics
James Peron

One of the most fascinating, and perhaps controversial figures, of modern America, Nathaniel Branden, died this morning in Los Angeles after a long illness. Dr. Branden was 84.

Somewhat Unexpected Ways to Feel Happier

Kare Anderson | Posted 12.31.2014 | Good News
Kare Anderson

Paradoxically strong self-esteem also enables us stay open to hearing others' differing views, I believe. This path towards a positive and resilient outlook begins with giving oneself the permission to feel.

What's So Great About the Truth?

Michael Neill | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

What the program leader used the story to illustrate was that there is a fundamental difference between what we know to be true and what we want to or think we should believe to be true.

Barbara Branden, Biographer of Ayn Rand, Dies

James Peron | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics
James Peron

She was a loyal and good friend to the end of her life. She is survived by Nathaniel, her former husband, and by many, many good friends -- all of whom will miss her greatly.

With Release of Atlas Shrugged Movie, a Rise in Rand Rants on Reason

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 06.12.2011 | Books
John Wellington Ennis

The idea that sides must be chosen in advance of the release of the film Atlas Shrugged feels a little frivolous. With the look of a TV movie, I doubt that the "leftists" will be out in force telling Rand fans how bad this movie it is.

Is It Worth It?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marshall Goldsmith

I will never forget one hard-driving executive who chose "When I get better at letting go." His first benefit was that his direct reports would take more responsibility. His final benefit was that he would probably live to celebrate his 60th birthday.