I found myself on a sales call recently where the salesman was asking me what my dreams and goals were. He caught me saying what goals were realistic and unrealistic and said I shouldn’t hold myself back. I should dream as high as possible. Because it is possible. I can achieve it. While this seems… Continue reading Is Dreaming Big Really A Healthy Way of Thinking?
Is It True That Money Won’t Make You Happy?
“Money won’t make you happy.” You often hear something like this from rich people on social media in compilation videos or through their individual accounts, and the top comments are always like …. “Yeah, try giving me all your money then.” or “I’ll definitely be happier with your Rolls Royce, hand it over then.” Now,… Continue reading Is It True That Money Won’t Make You Happy?
I’m Rich But Lonely and Have No Friends
After extensive research of wealthy people, I’ve found a segment of them fascinating: People with tons of money who can’t get a girlfriend or are depressed since they have no friends and are lonely. They are rich just not successful in life. To those in this boat, I can understand why this result is perplexing.… Continue reading I’m Rich But Lonely and Have No Friends
I Tried Tim Ferriss’s Past Year Review Method
I’ve done thorough “year in review”s before on my blog. This year, I want to try Tim Ferriss’s new, simplified past year review method. He put out an article saying that new year resolutions aren’t that useful and proposed his method for reviewing a recent year, which he claims is more valuable. Basically, you look… Continue reading I Tried Tim Ferriss’s Past Year Review Method
No, You Shouldn’t Delete Social Media. Here’s Why.
Over the last few years, people have been telling you to delete all social media because it is ruining your life, keeping you up at night with addiction, distracting you, or making you miserable with comparison. Mark Manson, the popular author of The subtle art of not giving a f*rk, wrote a whole book as… Continue reading No, You Shouldn’t Delete Social Media. Here’s Why.
How to Not Let Something Ruin Your Day
It was beautiful morning in Miami. The sun was shining. I slept in since it was a Saturday. I drove to a Chipotle for brunch. The day was off to a good start. Then, out of nowhere, the person taking my order was making it difficult. She didn’t speak English. She didn’t understand stuff I… Continue reading How to Not Let Something Ruin Your Day
The Difference Between Essentialism and Minimalism
If you don’t know, there are communities of people called essentialists and minimalists. Minimalists are the larger of the two. You can kind of tell what they are like just by their name. I wouldn’t consider myself either of these as I think they go a bit too extreme on it. Their basic idea is… Continue reading The Difference Between Essentialism and Minimalism
What to Do If You’re Bored with Life
If you’re bored with your life, it’s not because you’re doing the same thing every day. It’s because you’re doing the wrong thing. – Matt D’Avella That quote was the major theme of a new YouTube video by Matt D’Avella that I recently watched. The video got me thinking because it points to the idea… Continue reading What to Do If You’re Bored with Life
Research Reveals Who You Spend Your Time With Across Your Life
Many years ago, this blog writer Chris Guillebeau wrote this short blog post about how the simple, boring stories in our lives can have as much meaning as more amazing moments in our lives. At the time, I saved the post, hoping to read it later but expecting never to get to it. Now, in… Continue reading Research Reveals Who You Spend Your Time With Across Your Life
How to Raise Your Self Esteem (and Why It Matters)
A few years ago, I did the “Less Things, More Happiness” 7 Day Challenge, so now, I want to continue with a new challenge. Nowadays, it feels like there’s so many things one can improve upon and spend their time on: fitness, health, focus, willpower, meditation, productivity … it’s overwhelming. For at least the next… Continue reading How to Raise Your Self Esteem (and Why It Matters)