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Don’t Quit [Seizing Life’s Unexpected Opportunities]

Don’t Quit [Seizing Life’s Unexpected Opportunities]

Don’t Quit [Seizing Life’s Unexpected Opportunities] Never give up. Keep going. Don’t quit. Mistakes make you stronger. It is so important to persevere when you feel like giving up. And if you’re lucky enough to be in the company of people who believe in you when you...

What Mike Demone’s 5 Point Plan Can Teach Us About Life

What Mike Demone’s 5 Point Plan Can Teach Us About Life

What Mike Demone’s 5 Point Plan Can Teach Us About Life 1982’s cult-classic, Fast Times At Ridgemont High is probably more famous for stoner Jeff Spicole’s one liners and Phoebe Cates bikini pool scene, but Ridgemont’s biggest ‘loudmouth’ was none other than Mike...

5 Proven Ways to Be Successful In Life

5 Proven Ways to Be Successful In Life

5 Proven Ways to Be Successful In Life Everyone wants to be successful in life! So, what does it mean to be successful in life? To me, it means being free (financially and creatively). While my quest for freedom and for success in life has included some painful, hard...

Shocking Lies We’ve Been Told About How To Manifest Money

Shocking Lies We’ve Been Told About How To Manifest Money

Shocking Lies We’ve Been Told About How To Manifest Money The question of how to manifest money (often with the focus being on more money) sits at the top of many people’s minds (whether they admit to it or not). I know that I’ve certainly thought a lot about this...

When Life Sucks We Should Say Thank You

When Life Sucks We Should Say Thank You

When Life Sucks We Should Say Thank You Life sucks sometimes for all of us. It certainly has for me on more than one occasion. But here’s what I’ve discovered (and it’s what I want you to know as well):  your failures are the building blocks for your future...

The Logistical Nightmare of Traveling with Excess Baggage

The Logistical Nightmare of Traveling with Excess Baggage

The Logistical Nightmare of Traveling with Excess Baggage Disneyland is often touted as “The Happiest Place on Earth”, and indeed it is. With its proprietary brand of Disney Magic, it’s the ideal environment to relive your childhood or experience the world through the...

The Short Trip From Creativity to Innovation

The Short Trip From Creativity to Innovation

The Short Trip From Creativity to Innovation Having experienced a wide array of fuck ups in my life, I have developed quite a talent in the “creativity to innovation” game.  That’s because failure can be a great motivation to get creative.  Believe me, or...

How To Bounce Back from Failure and Harnessing Courage

How To Bounce Back from Failure and Harnessing Courage

How To Bounce Back from Failure and Harnessing Courage It’s not easy to understand how to bounce back from failure when you’re in the middle of it all and in that moment of feeling like shit. If it were easy, everyone would do it with no problems, and I wouldn’t have...

Help Someone: 5 Badass Reasons Why Being Kind is Cool

Help Someone: 5 Badass Reasons Why Being Kind is Cool

Help Someone: 5 Badass Reasons Why Being Kind is Cool Being kind is cool for an abundance of reasons. And since we’re approaching the holidays of the year that underscore being kind and compassionate, it’s a perfect time to write about why it’s ALWAYS good practice to...

The Slow Painful Death of Integrity

The Slow Painful Death of Integrity

The Slow Painful Death of Integrity What would you do if you found fifty dollars in a wallet at the park?  Reader’s Digest once conducted an experiment to answer that question and more. Their staff placed 192 ‘lost wallets’ containing the equivalent of about $50...

Battling the Bully Inside Your Head

Battling the Bully Inside Your Head

This article explains how to eliminate negative thinking and how to win the battle with the bully inside your head. Eliminating negative thinking and negative self talk will help you succeed in life. Learn to eliminate negative self talk and start thinking more positive.

Why Should Everyone Be Pissed Off

Why Should Everyone Be Pissed Off

Why am I so mad all the time for no reason? There are certainly plenty of things to be mad about, but being mad all the time doesn’t serve you. If you find yourself mad all of the time you can change your thinking and be less mad. In this article we’ll discuss ways you can be less mad and stop being mad all of the time.

Obedience, The Silent Killer

Obedience, The Silent Killer

In this article I’ll teach you how to lead not follow! Learn how to be a leader in life and not a follower with these leadership skills and leadership motivation. What it takes to be a leader in life and why blind obedience is the silent killer of your dreams.

So, What Did We Learn?

So, What Did We Learn?

So, What Did We Learn? So what did we learn? I can hear my wife’s sarcastic and humorously condescending tone as she zapps me again with these words after I step on another LEGO block in the living room. Even though I was wincing in pain, I had to laugh as I pried the...