Category Archives: Personal Development

The Three Silent Assassins of our Diet

You probably don’t need an introduction, but you’re getting one anyway. We, as a species, have never been unhealthier than we are today. Which is ironic, considering that we have better access to high-tech healthcare than ever before. We’ve never known more about the human body, metabolism, and illness. And, since a decade or so, […]

Don’t Work Harder, or Smarter. Commit to These 3 Things & Watch Your Life Improve

Many of us put off taking pleasure in our everyday lives to some time in the future. We’ll work super duper hard … and maybe by next vacation, maybe when the kids move out, maybe when I retire, we can do those pleasurable things that we love. But not before all of the work is done, good […]

‘Self-Leadership’ Is the Productivity Tool That Rewards Your Deepest Needs

While other people were managing their pandemic stress by baking sourdough and tie-dyeing their entire wardrobes, I was browsing the internet for stuff I didn’t need — candles, throw pillows, pajama sets, anything that could make the time in lockdown feel more like a cozy choice than a life-or-death necessity. At least once a week, a new […]

99% Of Successful Individuals Start Doing These 9 Things Early In Life

People define success in a lot of different ways. Some think it’s a certain amount of money. Others define it as a way of living, a level of freedom. The truth is, you can define success a hundred different ways — the only thing that matters is whether or not you’ve met the expectation you have for yourself. […]

This Strategy Makes It Impossible To Procrastinate

How often have you started a new habit that you already quit after several days? If you’re like me in the past, the answer is something like, “all the time.” Forming a new habit is hard. I don’t have to tell you that. We all know how difficult it is to live a prosperous and […]

This Is How To Plan A Day.

I am going out of town with my family tomorrow. I have a lot to get done before we step on the plane. I woke up with my mind spinning on repeat: work, write, errands, kids, meals, cleaning, dog. All the things I want or need to do today. Over and over. I knew I […]

10 Steps to Become a Millionaire in 5 Years

It doesn’t matter where you currently are in your financial situation — whether just starting out or already making lots of money. Most people, no matter what their income, are treading water. As a person’s income rises, so does their spending. Few people understand how to continually increase their income, lifestyle, and joy at the […]

6 Habits of Insanely Productive People

The people getting more done than you don’t have 25 hours in their day, or 13 months in their year. They’ve learned to use time differently, more efficiently, and to much better effect. Here are just a few of the habits many insanely productive people use. They start the day right It seems counter intuitive […]

8 Things I Learned Reading 50 Books A Year For 7 Years

I’ve read over 300 books since the beginning of 2011, not counting the many I started but didn’t finish and the endless content we all read online. I’ve read about topics ranging from Buddhism to business, philosophy to physics, and writers ranging from feminists to pick-up artists (and even Trump’s “Art of The Deal.”) I’ve […]

Morning Habits, Jump-Start Your Brain For Success

Ever wondered why most successful people have morning habits? No, it’s not because they’re OCD or odd in any way. They develop habits for this one simple reason: to reduce friction in their lives so they can focus on what they do best. Makes sense, right? “We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.” […]