No matter how crappy your life may be, chances are that you’re making it worse for yourself. I’m not talking about the fact that you’re a bit lazy, or a bit unmotivated; that you regularly make poor decisions or that you don’t give it your all, instead blaming everyone else for your problems. For
Our lives reflect our habits. The things you do regularly, define you as an individual. It’s important to keep this in mind the next time that you feel down about not living the life of your dreams. Not too long ago, I realized how unhappy I was with how my life had been unfolding.
Have you ever walked by a couple and thought, “That guy must have a really fat wallet.”? There are plenty of guys out there that date out of their league — some way, way out of their league. And yes, some of them are millionaires, and others were horses in a past life, but many
I know how difficult it can be to get out of bed each morning, trying to find motivation to go about your day. You know… I didn’t think that I’d be where I am today. Although I’ve had my fair share of successes, I thought I’d be more successful by now. Or at least, feel
Most of us don’t have the courage to admit this, but life is very scary. Fear is a necessary part of life. Our psyche depends on it to hold us together. Without fear, we die. Surely, there must be some sort of logic to us being programmed with this unpleasant, nerve-racking experience. We fear
I have a confession to make. Rather recently, I came very close to the edge. The edge is that last foothold between you and rock bottom. It’s the last solid ground you get before you fall into that darkest of pits. I’ve heard stories about people hitting rock bottom, but I haven’t heard too many talk
Do you want to have a purposeful life, or do you want to want to live an empty and predictable existence? If you said “yes” to the first question, this is what you need to do: You need to have goals. A life without purpose or direction isn’t much of a life at all. The
It took me a long time to figure out what I wanted to do with my life. At least, it felt like a long time. Generally speaking, if you find your place in the world before you hit 30, you’re not off to a bad start. I managed, but I still wish I could have
Timing may not be everything. But it’s something. Timing means finding an opportunity in your life when you’re mentally and physically prepared to conquer something. The stars have to align just right to allow you to make the most of the hand you were dealt. Unfortunately, for the most part, timing is out of our
People need to work. And I’m not talking about a base need, like keeping a roof over your head and food on your table. The only reason any of that is necessary is because society requires it. The systems we operate under certainly aren’t necessary or ideal. But they exist. But people work for a more important reason.