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Stop Glossing Over the Good Stuff: How to Be More Positive

We’re not born as “glass half full” or “glass half empty” people. We make that choice each day. Here’s how to stop negativity and start being more positive.

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The Baseline: How to Create Long-Term Happiness

The quest for happiness is a rollercoaster of highs and lows. But can we build long-term happiness? I think it’s possible. Let me explain. With cupcakes.

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What Would You Tell Yourself About Balance in Your First Year of Business?

In your first year as an entrepreneur, it feels like you need to be running at 110%, all the time. But is that sustainable? Or necessary? Or even helpful?

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Are you working in your “Goldilocks Zone”? Or are you headed for burnout?

If you don’t get enough done? You feel like shit. Work too much? You feel like shit. How can you stay happy and avoid burnout? Find the Goldilocks Zone.

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The Antimidas Touch. Or: why everything I touch turns to shit.

Some people are magnets for bad luck. Everything they do falls apart, and nothing ever goes their way. The universe just has it in for them...or does it?

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I Want Out: What to Do When We Feel Stuck and We Want to Start Over

What to do when we find ourselves feeling stuck or without a clear sense of direction. HINT: We don’t necessarily need to burn it all down and start over.

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Am I Wasting My Time on the Wrong Goals?

“Is this the best use of my time?” It seems responsible to ask — but if we’re not careful, it’s a dangerous question that wastes more time than it saves.

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The Learning Trap: New knowledge makes me act like a dick.

We all hate that smug asshole who tries to force an opinion on us. So why is it so easy to BECOME that smug asshole when we learn new things?

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1 Year Abroad: What a Year Without a Country Has Taught Me

A year ago I sold everything and left the country. Since then, I’ve realized I had quite a few things wrong about the world. And one or two things right.

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Fake problems: slaying dragons, and why maybe we shouldn’t.

If we’re looking for them, there are always bigger, more challenging problems to tackle. But are we making anything better by fighting these battles?

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