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Regrets of the Dying

Regrets of the Dying

The regrets of the dying. Doctor Brani Wear, an Australian palliative care nurse was studying these patients in their last eight weeks of life and wrote a book about it which got picked up by the Guardian and the Huffington Post and then it got turned into a blog piece that I read years ago. Very powerful concept that has stuck with me for a very long time

The Secret to Success

The Secret to Success

The secret to success is two steps, two steps, with maybe a third hidden step. The secret to success is simple. Number one, show up. Just show up. Whatever that looks like to you, whatever it is you need to do, wherever it is you need to go, just show up. That's the hardest part. The second step is to do your best.

The Art of Equanimity

The Art of Equanimity

Equanimity. So, this concept of balance, right? If we look at our lives, we notice that every day, every month, every year is really just balance. We're always balancing work and life and relationships and finances and all these different things in life. One of my favorite people in all of history is Marcus Aurelius, a famous Roman philosopher. He wrote the book, Meditations.

Schedules, Priorities, and Values

Schedules, Priorities, and Values

Show me your schedule and I'll show you your values. So there have been countless studies done on successful people to learn about what it is that they did that allowed them to find success in whatever field that they found success in and what they found more often than not is, these successful people simply scheduled the things that were most important to them.

Comfort Zones and Magic

Comfort Zones and Magic

Just enough pressure to grow, so when we want to build our muscles, we go to the gym, and we put just enough external pressure, or external stimuli, resistance on them, in order for them to grow.When we want to expand our minds, we read books, we watch documentaries, we find experiences, and we start to curate our environment in a way that expands our mind, and that's what life is about.

Keep Moving Forward

Keep Moving Forward

“What one CAN be, one MUST be.” – Abraham Maslow

If you’ve ever taken a psychology class, then you’ve probably heard of Abraham Maslow and his “Hierarchy of Needs.”

Have you ever woken up in the morning and felt like something was off? In psychology terms, that feeling is called a cognitive dissonance.