What’s Love Got To Do With It?

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I’ve had breakups in May, August, November, October, June, April, January (my birthday), July (I’m not much fun in the summer, it seems. The worst is when they walk out the door and say, “see you later” and you never see them again. The other go-to technique is when one side moves to another city […] Read On…

Ep. 171 – Ryan Holiday: The Powerful Enemy of Your Success

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“You used to be arrogant,” I said. He didn’t know. I later decided it’s arrogant to call someone arrogant on your podcast. Or anywhere else. I had a lot to learn. It’s a good thing we had 90 minutes left in the studio. And dinner plans after. “I’m sure other people must have told you […] Read On…

Shoot Your Fear — 7 photos from just 7 days.

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I felt trapped. So I shot her. She looked aggressive. And I was curious about her. So I got closer. And started asking questions. I knew if i didn’t talk to her, I’d be itchy forever. People say it’s dangerous to ask questions. They’re wrong. If I let fear stop me from saying “yes” to […] Read On…

Ep. 170 – Gary Gulman: The Evolution of Talent (in 3 steps)

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I was trying to cheer someone up. “The sun feels nice,” I said. “I don’t even notice those things,” he said. My friend was depressed. But I thought I could help. They say you can’t make everybody happy. But really, you can’t make anybody happy. I know this. But it doesn’t always stop me from trying. […] Read On…

The Crappy Person Checklist

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When I was 40 I completely gave up. I wanted to disappear. Screw passion and purpose. I was done. I had no friends. Or I was scared of my friends. Or I was ashamed of myself. I forget. Lots of bad things were happening. I remember talking to a friend and crying on the phone, […] Read On…

I Doubted Everything In My Life… Here Is What Happened?

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Someone wrote on Quora: “I want to benefit all of humanity as much as possible. But how can I get over all the doubts I have?”   My response: You’re going to totally fail. Your doubts are completely correct. I’m not saying this in some reverse psychology way. You’re not a teenager (if you were – […] Read On…