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Don’t Chase Your Bliss… LIVE IT

If the little-engine-that-could plugs boldly onwards by repeating: “I think I can, I think I can”, then my inner critic’s engine used an opposite mantra: “Not there yet… not there yet….not there yet…” In my quest to make it up the figurative mountain of self-fulfillment, it seemed that I was always coming […]

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25 Psychological Life Hacks that Will Help You Gain the Advantage in Social Situations

Social situations are among the most important in our lives. Yet, there is a huge chance that you are oblivious to the plethora of unwritten social rules that structure everybody’s behaviour. Failing to comply to these cultural imprints can cause irreversible damage. Just following them blindly will not get you […]

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50 Ways to Land Your Dream Job

Are you looking for a great job that gives you fulfillment and purpose?  I found this amazing website called 50 Ways to Get a Job that gives you a 50-step walkthrough towards discovering and landing the perfect job for you. 50 Ways is the result of over three years of research and work […]

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How I Hacked My Way to A Job at ESPN

That’s me, sitting behind the iconic SportsCenter desk in the ESPN studios. Three cameras, two sound-men, and a teleprompter operator are all staring at me. Then I hear a director in my ear start to count down, “5 … 4 … 3 … 2 …” This has been my dream […]

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How Porn Is Re-Wiring Your Brain: How Short Term Pleasure Might Cause Long Term Damage

  What happens when you drop a male rat into a cage with a receptive female rat? First, you see a frenzy of copulation. Then, progressively, the male tires of that particular female. Even if she wants more, he has had enough. However, replace the original female with a fresh […]

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100 Possessions: How Giving Up Everything Can Make Your Life More Full

It was seven years ago and I was tired when it happened. I don’t remember what put me on tilt. I had spent too much time in one place. All the stuff I had collected was holding me down. No person needs three George Foreman Grills. Eight pairs of snowboard […]

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How A Single Question Changed My Life Forever: My Ulysses Bucket List

When I was 15 years old, I ran away from home because I was pissed off at my parents for a reason I cant remember. I didnt have much money, so I decided to hop onto the skytrain (public transport train in British Columbia) and ride it as far as […]