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Why I stopped taking MDMA

I’ve taken a lot of MDMA in my life. It was fun, I had great experiences, but looking back – I never really grew as a person. In fact, I regressed tremendously as a result of casual raving on ecstasy. And now, when I see people at festivals or EDM events popping molly, I can’t help […]

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The Quarterly Review (Career Planning for Entrepreneurs)

Quarterly Review h/t to Taylor Pearson for this format. I’ve previously written about my morning routine. Using resources from Taylor’s new book, The End of Jobs, I’ve expanded this into a 4 part series: Part 1: Daily Ritual Part 2: Weekly Review Part 3: Quarterly Review Part 4: Annual Review It’s not very helpful to […]

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The benefits of thinking scarce

Scarcity. Something to avoid. Bad, unhealthy, and limiting to our potential. Right? Scarcity vs abundance Scarcity has become a thing to avoid, both in the self-development and online business communities. One blogger went so far as to call the scarcity mindset a kiss of death. The fact is, we’re conditioned to believe in the paramount […]

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On the Grind – My Daily Ritual

h/t to Taylor Pearson for this format. I’ve previously written about my morning ritual. Using resources from Taylor’s new book, The End of Jobs, I’ve expanded this into a 3 part series: Part 1: Daily Ritual Part 2: Weekly Review Part 3: Quarterly Review My Morning Ritual  Wake up naturally (no alarm), usually between 7:30am […]

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The Skillful Art of Embracing It All

My mind: scattered and racing, thanks in part to a whirlwind experience with a beautiful Thai girl, Panida, a serious lack of sleep over the past few days compounded by jet lag, and the chaotic atmosphere outside my hotel: the notorious Nana alley in Bangkok. Nana – the red light center of Bangkok – is a […]

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Breaking Constraints: What To Do When Happiness Plateaus

I went from being stressed to happy after making this one mindset shift. I couldn’t believe how simple it was. I’ll tell you the main idea here so you don’t have to waste years of your life trying to figure it out. But first, let’s talk about… Happiness Thanks to decades of behavioral science research, we know that […]

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