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Ideas That Have Changed My Life

Unhappiness Meets You Everywhere

Everywhere you go, unhappiness meets you. Stand at a busy street during working hours, sit on a subway train midday, or even go to a music club late at night and you will see a lot of unhappy people. A great... Read More

50 Things I Want To Do (And Will Do) In My Life

In the book “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” Stephen R. Covey talks about the importance of knowing what you want in life. Covey talks about the idea that life is meant to be lived out intentionally. It’s not meant to... Read More

When Beliefs Go Against The Reality

The difficulty politicians face with appealing to people with a different political affiliation is not an issue of who is right or better, but an issue of worldviews. Different people have different worldviews, which is a set of biases, values,... Read More

First Ideas Rarely Ever Work

Many successful companies nowadays have transformed into companies that didn’t look anything like the original business plan had laid out. In fact, it’s very rare for a successful company to stick with the original business plan and follow through on... Read More

Lead By Example

The best way to change people’s minds is to lead by example. Pull. Not push. There’s a wonderful story on this idea about a mother who has a son who eats a lot of sweets and because of this, the... Read More

The Secret To Success Is Consistency

When I first started writing, I used to always have reasons why today wasn’t a good day to be productive. “I should get some work done today, but I much rather hang out with my girlfriend instead.” “I need to... Read More

Logic vs Feelings

Before you start to have a logical argument with someone, you should first consider whether logic is even necessary. This is because often times, you may find that the person you’re arguing with doesn’t care about logic. They may be... Read More

Why It’s Difficult To Win An Argument

Consider the following story from the book “The Happiness Hypothesis,” by Jonathan Haidt, a psychology professor at NYU: “Julie and Mark are sister and brother. They are traveling together in France on summer vacation from college. One night they are staying... Read More

What Would Make You More Jealous? If Your Partner Sexually Cheated Or Emotionally Cheated?

Jealousy is an example of an evolved psychological mechanism that humans today now have. But because of how both males and females evolved, we don’t necessarily experience jealousy in the same way. Look at males for example. Because pregnancy in... Read More

Thank You To Everyone Who Reads My Posts

Every day, millions of people are posting content with the hope of being heard by people, myself included. But the question is, how many of these people are actually putting out content that is worth people’s attention? Being heard is relatively easy.... Read More