Dan Cumberland


Dan Cumberland is on a mission to help you find where meaning, life and work intersect. He writes at TheMeaningMovement.com. Find him on twitter @dancumberland.

Why Worst-Case Scenario Thinking Can Actually Help You Work Through Anxiety

By Dan Cumberland
Have you ever done something really scary? I mean, shaking-in-your-boots, not-sure-if-you'll-make-it scary? Maybe you risked telling the truth to someone who didn't necessarily want to hear it. Maybe you pitched an idea you cared about, but others…

You Are How You Act: Why Fearlessness Must Come From Your Identity

By Dan Cumberland
One of the most amazing facts about humans is that our identities are a collection of stories. Essentially, we are the stories we tell about ourselves. The choices we make all flow from those identities and thus, from those stories. I spent the…

Thomas Edison Has A Scientific Formula To Success That You Need To Follow

By Dan Cumberland
Thomas Edison tried more than 2,000 different filaments before he was able to create a market-viable light bulb. Some filaments burnt out and others were too expensive to source. Still, others were too labor intensive. Edison and his team invested…

The Surprising Way To Find Your Life Purpose Doesn't Come Externally

By Dan Cumberland
She was burnt out. I could see the pain in her eyes as we spoke. Her situation was tough; her supervisor was not supportive. She could barely get out of the door in the mornings. She was having breakdowns on Sunday nights in anticipation of the week…

If You Consider Your iPhone Your Third Arm, Your Life Needs Prioritizing

By Dan Cumberland
Last year, I spent a few weeks traveling out of the country. It was a much-needed break I had been looking forward to and planning for more than a year. It was a chance for me to get away, see new parts of the world and experience new…

What To Do When You Don't Know What To Do: 10 Secrets To Getting Unstuck

By Dan Cumberland
Everyone gets stuck. We all reach moments when we're not sure how to move forward. Whether it's a creative project, a relationship or something else, getting stuck happens to the best of us. I found myself feeling stuck a year or so ago in a job…