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How to Magically Make Bad Things Disappear

Recently I purchased a cord of wood for our wood stove. We had hired a new seller to deliver the wood, so we were a bit apprehensive. I asked him on the phone to confirm…
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Dec. 16, 2017, 6:18 a.m.

How to Never Run Out of Inspiration

A relative recently asked me how I am able to write so much and so often…”Where do you get your inspiration from?” she asked. I told her that inspiration isn’t something you “get,” it’s something…
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Dec. 15, 2017, 4 a.m.

Why Many Rich and Powerful People Are Stupid

I just read a message from Boeing’s CEO, Dennis Muilenburg, who said proudly, “We’re going to beat Elon Musk to Mars.” The first reaction I had was one of awe. Here you have two extremely influential…
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Dec. 10, 2017, 7:08 a.m.

How to Transform Yourself into a Badass

We live in a world of excuses. We live in a world of blame. Everywhere you look, someone has an external reason why they: couldn’t ___ didn’t ___ can’t ___ haven’t ___ are ___ have…
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Dec. 8, 2017, 8:26 a.m.

What It Means To Be Bold Today

When we watch movies today, we walk away with the sense that boldness is about slaying dragons and pulling out grenade pins with your teeth. This is idiotic. Besides, it’s much easier to slay a…
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Dec. 6, 2017, 3:44 a.m.

What To Do If You’re Shy

In this world there are introverts and extroverts. And the world needs both. Most of us fall somewhere between the two extremes of this spectrum. Perhaps some people can switch between either one. And there…
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Dec. 5, 2017, 5:56 a.m.

Two Ways to Live Beyond Your Death

In almost any video game you’ve ever played, there was always a goal…always a mission: to beat the game. But what about the game of life? Is there no goal to life? No final mission?…
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Dec. 3, 2017, 9:03 a.m.

The Fine Line Between Tough and Foolish

For most of my life I have erred on the side of trying to be tough. Even though I would fail at times, usually I would push myself to do the hard thing. But as…
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Dec. 1, 2017, 5:23 a.m.

An Insane Strategy That Often Works

“Think, think! What do I do!?” — Sometimes we’re faced with decisions we have to make. And sometimes these decisions need to be made rather quickly, whether it’s over the course of a few days…
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Nov. 29, 2017, 6:50 a.m.

The Only Quality You Need to Develop

I recently attended a lecture by a researcher who studies the academic landscape in America. The burning question she and her team were attempting to answer is “What is it that leads students into success…
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Nov. 27, 2017, 5:33 a.m.

“I don’t have time to pursue my destiny.”

I’ve heard a lot of people tell me that they can’t do something they want to do because they’re being held back by their circumstances. Yet there are people who have had similar (or worse)…
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Nov. 26, 2017, 4:13 a.m.

Addictions Are Only Habits: Both Are Easy To Break

The word “addiction” is misleading. When someone says they have an addiction, you immediately think something’s wrong with them. But there really is nothing more that’s wrong with them than most of us…because, at the…
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Nov. 25, 2017, 10:07 a.m.

The Superpower That Everyone Has

You may have noticed that I’ve been blogging a lot recently. This is because I made a pact with a friend. He has always wanted to write a book, but has never gotten around to…
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Nov. 23, 2017, 11:27 a.m.

How to Know if You’re Following Destiny

A lot of people are following something. But do you know anyone who claims they’re actually following their destiny? In fact, “destiny” isn’t really a word you hear too many people casually throwing around. It’s…
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Nov. 22, 2017, 9:16 a.m.

Does the Earth Know We’re Living On It?

It’s amazing, isn’t it…that a collection of tiny particles can make you feel so damn awful? Every day, we humans are constantly being bombarded by tiny collections of proteins that use our bodies as hosts…
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Nov. 21, 2017, 7 a.m.

The Magic of Not Caring


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Nov. 20, 2017, 6:51 p.m.

How to Become a Visionary

People are not born visionaries. Nobody comes into this world with ideas on how to solve the world’s problems. Visionaries are cultivated. They are created by frequent imaginative thinking. A visionary is someone who can…
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Nov. 20, 2017, 10:55 a.m.

Develop a Relationship with Destiny for Limitless Potential

If only you knew how many times I said to myself, “I am going to do X by [date]…” Probably dozens. And it never worked out. It was fake. Contrived. Forced. I used to try…
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Nov. 17, 2017, 9:33 a.m.

In My Opinion, This is the Only Point to Life

I’ll likely never be able to understand why people buy diamond rings. I feel as though it is one of the most insipid things that people do. And it’s actually pretty appalling when you consider…
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Nov. 16, 2017, 12:25 p.m.

How to Locate Your Destiny

Destiny is a funny thing. Often times, the way you find your destiny is by first finding out where it’s not. We’re all raised to do things that are very far from our destiny. Our…
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Nov. 15, 2017, 5:14 a.m.