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Category: Self-Improvement

Life Is An Experiment

And You Are the Chief Scientist “All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson In science, experimentation is…

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Personal Growth Books Which Helped Transform My Life

Non-Fiction Edition “Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will…

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Why Escapism Is Not All Bad

“To live on a day-to-day basis is insufficient for human beings; we need to transcend, transport, escape; we need meaning, understanding, and explanation; we need…

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Forcing Change Doesn’t Work

The Problem with Self-Help Trends “Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.” ― Aristotle I wrote an article on a while back about advice and why all…

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Are You In Control Of Life?

Or Is Life Controlling You? There are only a few who control themselves and their affairs by a guiding purpose; the rest do not proceed;…

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Why You Need to Rethink the “Grind” and “Hustle”

“Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.” – Dolly Parton At the beginning of my career, I worked…

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Why Being Pissed Off Is a YOU Problem

“If it comes, let it come. If it goes, it’s ok, let it go. Let things come and go. Stay calm, don’t let anything disturb…

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The Decline of Common Courtesy

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” ― Mark Twain This is going to be a bit of a…

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You Don’t Have to Explain Yourself

The Need to Justify Our Choices “Some things in life are too complicated to explain in any language.”  ― Haruki Murakami About a year ago, I…

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My Interests Don’t Need Your Approval

And Yours Don’t Need Mine “I can elect something I love and absorb myself in it.”  ― Anaïs Nin The world is full of people. A…

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Embracing the Struggle in Life

And What I’ve Learned from the Pain “We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you are not your mistakes,…

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What Is Your Life Worth?

The Selling Of Our Hours For Comfort “There are thousands and thousands of people living lives of quiet, screaming desperation, working long hard hours at jobs…

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What Decisions Have You Made About Yourself?

Are They Really True? “A self is not something static, tied up in a pretty parcel and handed to the child, finished and complete. A self…

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The Bullshit Myth of Success

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.” ― Albert Einstein What is success? You hear that word all the time,…

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Are You Dreaming Your Life Away?

“Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.”  ― Ralph Waldo Emerson Most of us have…

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The Most Important Part of Personal Growth

And How Easy It Is to Overlook “If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.”  —Gail Sheehy I’ve worked…

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What Is the Alternative to Your Current Life?

“You have the life you’re willing to put up with.” — Gary John Bishop Right now, I’m happy — but I know that could change at a moment’s notice.…

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Avoiding the Mid-Life Crisis

Tips for Those Who Aren’t There Yet “We don’t understand life any better at forty than at twenty, but we know it and admit it.”…

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