The Ascent

A community of storytellers documenting the journey to happiness & fulfillment.

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Steve Campbell

Marketing pro for hire. Aspiring disruptor. Got to spend 7 years in NYC hustling for @garyvee. Obsessed with where the world’s going. Creator of @theascentpub.

Melissa Berdine

Denver by way of NYC by way of DC. Avid cook, lake bum, activist, cold weather enthusiast.

The Ascent

A community of storytellers documenting the journey to happiness & fulfillment. Join 64k others making the climb on one of the fastest growing pubs on Medium.

Latest Posts

10 Life-Changing Lessons I Learned from My Near-Death Experiences

I survived two close encounters with death. Here’s what they taught me.

Outcome Independence: The Secret to True Confidence

Most writers don’t fear writing. They’re to hit the publish button. They fear the judgment of other people, the stats, the response, the…

Bruno Mars and my Identity Crises

Do me a favor. Define “lame.”

Don’t Lose Hope In Humanity Just Yet

Hate may be strong, but love will always be stronger.

What’s Your Secret Super Power?

Bring your whole self to work, grow horizontally.

We Find True Happiness Once We Realize the Status Quo Is Wrong

“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” ― Rob Siltanen

Notes from Ryan Holiday’s Ego is the Enemy

In this article, I am sharing some of the real facts and quotes that I read in Ryan Holiday’s book Ego is the Enemy.

5 Steps I Take to Fight Depression

When I sense the spectre of depression sneaking up behind me, there are some things I do to fend it off…

How I Used CBT to Cope with Divorce

Because destroying stuff at your Ex’s house will land you in jail.

Drink from the Fountain of Wisdom; Literature’s Immortal Powers Explained

Three books that will make you a better person and writer.

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