Self-Development

Don’t be Boring: The Power of Bold Moves

The Power of Bold Moves

Life passes by at a frantic pace. Wait too long, and you’ll be looking back in disgust at a life filled with routine and an overbearing focus on trivial, fleeting matters. This is the norm for most, as it’s never been easy to live a comfortable life long on distractions and short on achievement. This is the core premise of ... Read More »

Fulfillment is Key: Finding Balance in a Hectic World

Fulfillment is Key

What if I told there was a simple life hack that would improve your hunger and passion? A daily task so easy, that it almost seems like fool’s gold. This life hack will not only help you stay focused and appreciative, but will also help feed your fulfillment and feelings of worth. This life hack is simple; it’s called gratitude. I’ve ... Read More »

How to Appreciate the Shortness of Life

How to Appreciate the Shortness of Life

Life is short. As men (women live a bit longer), we have about 27,922 days of life. Total. 670,140 hours. If we deduct the 8 hours we sleep per day, and we are left with 446,752 hours.  Chances are that some, not all, of you are also working a minimum of 40 hours a week. Maybe you are doing something ... Read More »

A Thank You & 2016 Update

Thank You

As you read this, I’m in the midst of a 10 day trip through Italy. I touched on this trip in my last post (and the meaning of travel), and I’m using it as an opportunity to unplug, reflect, and embrace life. History is one of my passions – so I’m sure to be indulging in that as well. Looking ... Read More »

How to Not Waste Life (Wisdom from Socrates)

How to Not Waste Life (Wisdom from Socrates)

Unbeknownst to many, the words of historical luminaries contain vast wisdom and relevancy. If you have an emotion, experience, thought or wonder – it has most likely been written about extensively. It’s up to us to seek out relevant knowledge and apply it to our own lives. I recently finished the book, “The Memorable Thoughts of Socrates” by Xenophon ($1). ... Read More »

Avoiding Eternal Despair: Missed Opportunities

Avoiding Eternal Dispair: Missed Opportunities

As you get older, you think about what could have been. If complacent early in life, missed opportunities will eat away at you. In our youth, we have the time and freedom to explore, grow, and learn. As we age, however, societal burdens and pressures increase, leaving less time (and opportunity) to change our current situation. This is not to ... Read More »

Hacking Happiness (The Rise of Human Expectations)

How do you define happiness? The results are all over the place. Nobody seems to agree on one overwhelming reason that leads to more happiness. Is it the accumulation of wealth? Close family ties? What about human biology; does that play a role? Is it a combination of factors? Let’s find out. What Have We Done? In the book Sapiens: ... Read More »

Get Unstuck: The Death Ground Strategy

Get Unstuck: The Death Ground Strategy

Your life is too comfortable. But you already knew that. The potential is there, but it hasn’t been realized. Maybe you suffer from brain rot. Maybe you’re easily distracted and can’t focus. Whatever your issues, there is an easy fix. You must enable death ground. Death ground is a strategy of warfare. It’s a reaction towards the threat of annihilation. In ... Read More »

8 Mental Mantras to Break Free of Inaction and Induce Massive Success

8 Mental Mantras to Break Free of Inaction and Induce Massive Success

To achieve self-mastery, you must develop and enforce several mental mantras. This ensures you are in a state of positivity when you go about your creative process. You must win in the mind before all else. The big picture, and how you will get there, needs to be your singular focus. Never slack on your preparation. I recently finished the ... Read More »

Inaction vs. Action: The David vs. Goliath Battle to Keep You Stagnant

Inaction vs. Action: The David vs. Goliath Battle to Keep You Stagnant

Time moves fast, especially when you spend your days doing things that don’t make you happy. You dwell on the past; wishing, hoping, praying for a way to “go back,” back to when life was easier and less chaotic. Imagine if you got started 5 years ago instead of waiting? “If only I had pursued my passion back in the ... Read More »