Why it’s so hard to quit, even when it’s in our best interest This article was originally published on Medium. I was making more money than I ever had before. I finally had the job I had worked so long and so hard to get. Life was perfect, right? Well, there was just one problem: I hated … [Read More...]
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This article was originally published on Medium. You keep working and working — slogging through the doldrums of day-to-day life, repressing your desires for pleasure — looking forward to the day when it all pays off. The moment when you achieve that elusive state of happiness. …Or … [Read More...]
This article was originally published on Medium. Money. Freedom. Respect. Fame. These are some of the many promises of the all-holy entrepreneurship. In recent years, there has been a flood of blog posts, eBooks and video courses on why and how to become an entrepreneur. “How to Make … [Read More...]
Habits are what you do on a daily basis to achieve your long term goals. Once something is habituated, it’s like it’s on auto-pilot. It requires less thought and effort to execute. It’s not so much a decision you make as much as it's something you do instinctively. Given the effect our daily … [Read More...]
Fear of rejection is a state of mind that almost all humans experience at some point in their lives. For some people, the feeling is debilitating. In some cases, it’s debilitating to the point of preventing the person from taking the necessary steps to living a better life. But fear of rejection … [Read More...]
I was about to blow up my life. I was going to leave my life behind and move to South America. I had my own business and an amazing girlfriend, but it wasn’t enough. I desperately wanted more. And it brought me to the brink of ruining everything I already had. Just a few years prior, all I … [Read More...]
Personal development has helped me tremendously throughout the years. I’ve gone from an anxious guy who lacked self-confidence to a business owner with a loving girlfriend of over two years. But there’s also a lot of crappy personal development advice out there with little or no basis in … [Read More...]