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“The Up Side of Down” by Megan McArdle

I tell them what it took me years to learn myself: they should give themselves permission to suck. It is easy to begin once you have accepted that what you produce may not be very good, and that this is … Continue reading

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“The Positive Dog” by Jon Gordon Part Two

The most important decision we can make it so choose faith instead of fear. All of our negativity is rooted in fear. Complaining, anger, jealousy, and sadness are ultimately caused by fear that expresses itself in negative ways. Fear of … Continue reading

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“The Positive Dog” by Jon Gordon Part One

The lessons in this book are simple yet powerful. The author’s own motto is “Simple if Powerful”. This falls in line with the idea of asking yourself “Is this useful?” as in “10% Happier.” You could easily read this book … Continue reading

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“The Seven Deadly Sins of Happiness” on Lifehack

This article was featured on Lifehack.org. The idea behind positive psychology is that we can control the powers in our life and how they influence us. As a father I preach “calm begets calm.” It’s the same principle behind positive … Continue reading

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“Why Being a Cynic Gets You Nowhere” Men’s Health May 2014

View the original Men’s Health article here. In addition to books, I find a lot of real-life inspirational advice from Men’s Health. It’s a publication I trust and read often. This article on cynicism helped me keep things in perspective … Continue reading

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