I’m not competing against you…

...I'm competing against last year's version of me. Yes. That's become very cliché with self-improvement types. But if you haven't heard it a million times already, there ya go. How are you doing? Well? Great! If you got something to teach me, I'm all ears. Poorly? Then get better. How…

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Break it down

I used to think I was musically retarded. I was the absolute worst person in orchestra as a kid. I played the cello and I was terrible. Then, Mom got me into piano lessons. And once again, I was terrible. I learned how to play Chopsticks and some other easy…

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Listen to old people’s problems

A life hack I figured out from my 20s is rather than making fun of old folks like my peers did, I listened to them. I specifically listened to two things - their successes, and their failures. I also worked at a retirement home and noticed who lived and who…

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Even self-improvement folks have blind spots

Nobody likes to admit that the problem is themselves. If someone is single for a long time, the problem is them. If someone is constantly in real bad relationships, the problem is them. If someone is constantly broke, the problem is them. If someone is 50 pounds overweight, the problem…

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