Archive for September, 2011

The Most Popular Way People Get to My Blog! Yay!

The single most popular way people have arrived at my blog who have no idea who I am (so this eliminates all social media) is by typing in the words “I Want to Die” into a search engine. 4,722 people did that this last month. Specifically that phrase: “I Want to Die”. In Google. A […] Read On…

The Ten Commandments of James-Ism (or insert your own name)

I just published a brand new book and I’m really pleased with it. The book has original material (not just blog posts), had a professional designer work on it, solves a problem we all face in life, and I think I do it with a good amount of storytelling. In another post I will list […] Read On…

I Lost Five Million Dollars This Morning

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I found an email this morning that cost me about somewhere between two and five million dollars. It was dated April, 2009.   I was one of two that were cc-ed on the email.The guys who wrote the email , like most people who need money, were desperate. I’m an email hoarder and like to extricate […] Read On…

Claudia’s Lyme Disease is No Fun

In a few minutes, Claudia will collapse. It’s making me sad. Her normal schedule is to wake up around 4:30-5am, read with me for awhile, and then begin her yoga routine which could last from 2-3 hours. But for the past six weeks she has not done yoga. For the first time in ten years. […] Read On…

How to Cure Stress Before it Kills You

Money I was in therapy and my therapist said, “so what happens when you make a zillion dollars? You’ll find something else to be stressed about.” And I said, “No way. If I had a zillion, I would just sit around all day and not be stressed.” And she raised her eyebrows in that way […] Read On…