Character
is forged in
the crucible
of adversity

Success lies on
the other side
of unfamiliarity
and discomfort

just because
it’s different
doesn’t mean
it’s impossible

do something
today that your
future self
would thank
you for

   fear
is never
an excuse
not to act

David Tian Ph.D. Therapist. Speaker. Author. Coach in Relationships, Lifestyle, Dating, Psychology, Philosophy, Men’s Development

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David Tian Ph.D. Therapist. Speaker. Author. Coach in Relationships, Lifestyle, Dating, Psychology, Philosophy, Men’s Development

David Tian, Ph.D., is director of Aura Transformation and a uniquely qualified international specialist in human behavior, emotional and social intelligence, masculinity, relationships, and a global educator, researcher, philosopher, and author.

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