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#172: Struggle like a PRO
#172: Struggle like a PRO
The commoners’ struggles perish
01:35
June 02, 2022
#171: Year-Round Summer Bod
#171: Year-Round Summer Bod
when working out every day is not a battle
01:33
June 01, 2022
#170: Attachments= Comfort Zone Anchors
#170: Attachments= Comfort Zone Anchors
a sense of certainty amidst complete chaos
01:25
May 31, 2022
#169: Boundless Sadness
#169: Boundless Sadness
the faucet that will flood indefinitely
01:16
May 30, 2022
#168: Do Not Marry Motivation
#168: Do Not Marry Motivation
sexy, charming, and convincing but unreliable friend
01:31
May 29, 2022
#167: Build Your Spot Under the Sun
#167: Build Your Spot Under the Sun
world is too decentralized for an imperialist mindset
01:47
May 28, 2022
#166: Expectation =Patch for Weak Confidence
#166: Expectation =Patch for Weak Confidence
Confidence is a radical belief in myself
01:31
May 27, 2022
#165: THAT Kinda Person
#165: THAT Kinda Person
With no effort or intention
01:18
May 26, 2022
#164: Remove All Handicaps
#164: Remove All Handicaps
the lucky lazy bastard will still be bathing in luxury
01:24
May 25, 2022
#163: No One Owes Me Anything
#163: No One Owes Me Anything
I have been societally and culturally wired to expect
01:34
May 24, 2022
#162: Intelligent & Greedy
#162: Intelligent & Greedy
Ambition is the force that mobilizes intelligence
01:35
May 22, 2022
#161: Blind Spots are Ruthless
#161: Blind Spots are Ruthless
I am the only one who has no clue
01:25
May 22, 2022
#160: Amateur vs. Pro
#160: Amateur vs. Pro
We are all a pro leap away from achieving greatness
01:30
May 20, 2022
#159: Genius in a Cave
#159: Genius in a Cave
I can be universally beautiful and still feel worthless
01:21
May 20, 2022
#158: Understanding Productizes Pain
#158: Understanding Productizes Pain
Pain without a narrative is venom
01:28
May 20, 2022
#157: Emotional vs. Rational Problems
#157: Emotional vs. Rational Problems
telling a crying child: “Be logical. Stop crying."
01:38
May 16, 2022
#156: Shameless Growth-Hacking
#156: Shameless Growth-Hacking
this new age is all about marketing
01:39
May 15, 2022
#155: Judge All The Way
#155: Judge All The Way
before I dissipate my judgment
02:40
May 14, 2022
#154: Call a Friend, Evolution
#154: Call a Friend, Evolution
align myself with what I am wired to seek
01:56
May 13, 2022
#153: Truth is Easy
#153: Truth is Easy
no need to delay my gratification of uncovering the truth
01:34
May 10, 2022
#152: $4M House, Money Upfront
#152: $4M House, Money Upfront
Even if they will love it, they simply cannot know it yet
01:38
May 07, 2022
#151: Shed All Attachments
#151: Shed All Attachments
“Myself” is not a burden to pass on, but my biggest privilege
01:57
May 06, 2022
#150: Illegal to Be Sad
#150: Illegal to Be Sad
expecting a package I never ordered
01:44
May 04, 2022
#149: Anger = Productized Sadness
#149: Anger = Productized Sadness
two responses to pain
02:02
May 03, 2022
#148: Dissolve Jealousy
#148: Dissolve Jealousy
no one can give me what I actually want
02:19
May 02, 2022
#147: How to Get Un-Hurt
#147: How to Get Un-Hurt
enter the dark place I’ve been avoiding
01:35
May 02, 2022
#146: Must Hurt Enough
#146: Must Hurt Enough
I no longer need to motivate, inspire or direct myself
01:08
May 02, 2022
#145: Happy = Not Sad
#145: Happy = Not Sad
running 10 miles every day vs. cutting out 800-calorie products
01:31
May 02, 2022
#144: Refuse to Feel Deficient
#144: Refuse to Feel Deficient
The strongest emotion marketing evokes is fear of missing out
01:43
May 02, 2022
#143: It’s All Marketing
#143: It’s All Marketing
attention determines the flow of resources
01:17
May 02, 2022
#142 Uniquely Valuable
#142 Uniquely Valuable
"Just be you, girl" is the worst advice
01:20
May 02, 2022
#141 The New Privilege
#141 The New Privilege
the new decentralized declassified world
01:10
May 02, 2022
#140 Parent vs. Curator
#140 Parent vs. Curator
Parent commands, curator directs.
00:51
May 02, 2022
#139: 100 More Skilled
#139: 100 More Skilled
Skillfullness simply opens the door to the game
01:07
May 02, 2022
#138 Exit Stories That Aren't Yours
#138 Exit Stories That Aren't Yours
stories where I am no more than a background character
01:38
May 02, 2022
#137 Relationship with Opportunity
#137 Relationship with Opportunity
The Americas and Israels of the world
01:28
May 02, 2022
#136 Overwhelming Desire
#136 Overwhelming Desire
outweighs all other wishes, could haves, maybes and nice haves
01:00
May 02, 2022
#135 It Always Takes Longer
#135 It Always Takes Longer
Humans are unreliable narrators of their time
01:43
May 02, 2022
#134 Humans Don't Learn
#134 Humans Don't Learn
humans are incapable of truly retaining certain experiences
01:29
May 02, 2022
#133 Debugging Rejections
#133 Debugging Rejections
wonderful case study into the nature of human emotions
01:51
May 02, 2022
#132: A Bird In the Hand
#132: A Bird In the Hand
I dissolve my conflict by deconstructing its ingredients
01:30
May 02, 2022
#131/ The Core of Unaccountability
#131/ The Core of Unaccountability
As I witness yet another crash, my mind gets infused with doubt
01:24
May 02, 2022
#130: The New Currency
#130: The New Currency
In the modern world, quality of life is the new currency
01:31
May 02, 2022
#129: Unbiased Surveys
#129: Unbiased Surveys
My mind is telling me a story about who I want to be.
01:19
May 02, 2022
#128: Lady at the Counter
#128: Lady at the Counter
I am too the lady at the couter
01:18
May 02, 2022
#127: Ruthless Reality
#127: Ruthless Reality
the truth that cannot be embellished
01:39
May 02, 2022
#126: What I can get away with
#126: What I can get away with
Game theory of human relationships
01:30
May 02, 2022
#125: Numbing the Pain
#125: Numbing the Pain
How can I stop trying to numb the pain when it’s still there?!
01:31
May 02, 2022
#124: Becoming a Master
#124: Becoming a Master
As I check off the next thing, I am infused with a false sense of progress.
01:23
May 02, 2022
#123: Seeing Death
#123: Seeing Death
society diligently removes all traces of death
01:31
May 02, 2022
#122: Wasted Time
#122: Wasted Time
I asked myself this question before, but I have not learned
01:06
May 02, 2022
#121: Iterations
#121: Iterations
The final result is intimidating if evaluated in the vacuum
01:27
May 02, 2022
#120: Hourglass Is Turned
#120: Hourglass Is Turned
Time flies relentlessly, ruthlessly, and uncompromisingly
01:05
May 02, 2022
#119: What I am NOT doing
#119: What I am NOT doing
the absolute and undeniable truth
00:55
May 02, 2022
#118: Stakes
#118: Stakes
Obscurity, with its benefits, is when there is nothing at stake
01:30
May 02, 2022
#117: Exquisite Joy
#117: Exquisite Joy
When I was a child and it was my birthday, I woke up elated
01:25
May 02, 2022
#116: One Email
#116: One Email
@
01:01
May 02, 2022
#115: 73 Questions
#115: 73 Questions
absolute, undeniable, unapologetic confidence
01:13
May 02, 2022
#114: Why are you offended
#114: Why are you offended
Everyone around me is utterly selfish
01:18
May 02, 2022
#113: Will Never Give Up On
#113: Will Never Give Up On
"Charlie Parker would never be discouraged"
00:53
May 02, 2022
#112: Practicing
#112: Practicing
I can neither despair nor excuse myself
01:29
May 02, 2022
#111: What I am not seeing
#111: What I am not seeing
I am walking down the street
01:03
May 02, 2022
#110: Conflict of Interests
#110: Conflict of Interests
I don’t want to choose because I don’t know what I want
01:07
May 02, 2022
#109: Genealogy of an Emotion
#109: Genealogy of an Emotion
To get to the root of my anger
01:28
May 02, 2022
#108: The Price of Everything
#108: The Price of Everything
“There are no free lunches”
01:40
May 02, 2022
#107: Crashing
#107: Crashing
The real battle
01:42
May 02, 2022
#106: Very very angry
#106: Very very angry
Endless sources of pain, dissatisfaction and anger
01:15
May 02, 2022
#105: A Short
#105: A Short
14 vs. 114 script pages
01:10
May 02, 2022
#104: Lasting Value
#104: Lasting Value
hundreds of films and tens of thousands of books
01:24
May 02, 2022
#103: Eradicate All Friction
#103: Eradicate All Friction
Friction keeps the timid ones at the door
01:17
May 02, 2022
#102: Master Curator
#102: Master Curator
Yet, who do I have?
01:30
May 02, 2022
#101: Two Questions
#101: Two Questions
When I meet any person
01:09
May 02, 2022
#100: The One Right Question
#100: The One Right Question
Eliminate all hustle
01:12
May 02, 2022
#99: Nameless Game
#99: Nameless Game
I get thrown midway through an unknown quarter
01:17
May 02, 2022
#98: Snapshots
#98: Snapshots
Not a reflection, but a careful curation
01:07
May 02, 2022
#97: Flux of Emotions
#97: Flux of Emotions
They are living a separate life of their own
01:17
May 02, 2022
#96: The World At My Feet
#96: The World At My Feet
The child is growing up
01:31
May 02, 2022
#95: I am waiting
#95: I am waiting
Day in and out
00:59
May 02, 2022
#94: Lose Track of Time
#94: Lose Track of Time
Time lives in tightly defined blocks
01:20
May 02, 2022
#93: Tremendous Pain
#93: Tremendous Pain
A cycle of expectations, roles, dreams and goals
01:20
May 02, 2022
#92 Multifaceted Truth
#92 Multifaceted Truth
a counterargument to any argument, an alternative to any choice
01:09
May 02, 2022
#91: Wherever I Go
#91: Wherever I Go
Distractors from the main question
01:08
May 02, 2022
#90: You should be jealous
#90: You should be jealous
This jealousy is a sign
01:13
May 02, 2022
#89: Were you flying today?
#89: Were you flying today?
Will there ever be a day…
01:07
May 02, 2022
#88: I walk into a store
#88: I walk into a store
You can truly have anything you want here
01:13
May 02, 2022
#87: A Voice That Resonates
#87: A Voice That Resonates
Articulates, is heard deeply and acted upon
01:07
May 02, 2022
#86: Old Man’s Urgency
#86: Old Man’s Urgency
If this is the last time
00:54
May 02, 2022
#85: A Tremendous Life
#85: A Tremendous Life
Today, everything will be different
01:15
May 02, 2022
#84: Training Truthfulness
#84: Training Truthfulness
surrounded by half-truths or blatant lies
01:14
May 02, 2022
#83: Kind Design
#83: Kind Design
an imperative condition for my capacity to produce an result
01:20
May 02, 2022
#82: Ruthless Prioritization
#82: Ruthless Prioritization
Prioritization arises not from choice, but from not having it
01:26
May 02, 2022
#81: How To Waste Time?
#81: How To Waste Time?
My top three ways to waste time
01:14
May 02, 2022
#80: Uninterrupted Self Time
#80: Uninterrupted Self Time
To observe what I naturally lean towards
01:08
May 02, 2022
#79: A Question With No Answer
#79: A Question With No Answer
Because the very question is inappropriate
01:32
May 02, 2022
#78: As Long As There is s Rule
#78: As Long As There is s Rule
there is no freedom
01:19
May 02, 2022
#77: Doing One’s Best
#77: Doing One’s Best
complex causes lead to complex effects
01:17
May 02, 2022
#76: Don’t write it down
#76: Don’t write it down
How can I make X a part of myself?
01:08
May 02, 2022
#75: Have You Not Wasted Your Time?
#75: Have You Not Wasted Your Time?
wasted in self-conflict, fear, and defending ego
01:36
May 02, 2022
#74: Recreate Identity on the Internet
#74: Recreate Identity on the Internet
The Internet is as playground
01:26
May 02, 2022
#73: Rules for Writing
#73: Rules for Writing
Transform your writing, thus thinking
02:54
May 02, 2022
#72: Next next Tuesday
#72: Next next Tuesday
An endlessly deceiving cycle of half-steps
00:56
May 02, 2022
#71: Fourteen Years of Everydays
#71: Fourteen Years of Everydays
All that matters is the question
00:55
May 02, 2022
#70: Talent, Unclaimed
#70: Talent, Unclaimed
An unread book on the shelf
01:06
May 02, 2022
#69: What Have I Not Procrastinated?
#69: What Have I Not Procrastinated?
That which you really value
01:03
May 02, 2022
#68: Have I used my notes once?
#68: Have I used my notes once?
Delaying understanding X till later, or never
01:10
May 02, 2022
#67: The Root Cause
#67: The Root Cause
What is it that you are truly craving?
01:16
May 02, 2022
#66: Grateful Out of Fear?
#66: Grateful Out of Fear?
what is it that you truly feel
01:01
May 02, 2022
#65: Personal Accountability
#65: Personal Accountability
The child keeps the score
01:16
May 02, 2022
#64: What are you getting to?
#64: What are you getting to?
Answer with just one word
01:19
May 02, 2022
#63: Intention
#63: Intention
an open-ended sense of direction
01:28
May 02, 2022
#62: Choose Your Battles
#62: Choose Your Battles
my choice to do X is also a choice to not do everything else
01:06
May 02, 2022
#61: Intellectual Laziness
#61: Intellectual Laziness
A bored mind looks for sensations
01:01
May 02, 2022
#60: Space & Time for Direction
#60: Space & Time for Direction
I don’t know yet, but I will find it
01:12
May 02, 2022
#59: Rejected & Rejecting
#59: Rejected & Rejecting
Prejudiced nature of my pain
01:15
May 02, 2022
#58: Gratefully Urgent
#58: Gratefully Urgent
So grateful, I cannot wait to empower others
02:27
May 02, 2022
#57: Fear Comes From Thought
#57: Fear Comes From Thought
What the Eyes Fear, the Hands Do
01:31
May 02, 2022
#56: Not Giving Up
#56: Not Giving Up
Only now, never later
01:17
May 02, 2022
#55: My Environment
#55: My Environment
my environments have a massive impact on how I act
01:28
May 02, 2022
#54: Self-Sabotage
#54: Self-Sabotage
Our secret desire to continue having problems
01:12
May 02, 2022
#53: The 10 Minutes Rule
#53: The 10 Minutes Rule
Why do you really want this, child?
01:30
May 02, 2022
#52: How would you feel?
#52: How would you feel?
If you were them, not you
01:11
May 02, 2022
#51: “You are 21!”
#51: “You are 21!”
stop allowing your age to define your limits
01:24
May 02, 2022
#50: 10 Mins Only!
#50: 10 Mins Only!
The fear of the task rather than the task itself
01:02
May 02, 2022
#49: Powerful Writing
#49: Powerful Writing
Powerful writing crafts powerful thinking
01:28
May 02, 2022
#48: The Brand Wins
#48: The Brand Wins
Customers will choose irrationally and unfairly
01:02
May 02, 2022
#47: Love and Power
#47: Love and Power
Care to gain power for those you love
01:34
May 02, 2022
#46: Healthy Fears
#46: Healthy Fears
Tremendously valuable form of negative motivation
01:15
May 02, 2022
#45: Unconditional Kindness
#45: Unconditional Kindness
It’s not a tit for tat exchange, but a character trait
01:12
May 02, 2022
#44: Relationship with the Truth
#44: Relationship with the Truth
What is the nature of my relationship with the reality?
01:30
May 02, 2022
#43: Emotions Are Pre-suaded
#43: Emotions Are Pre-suaded
What was I primed to feel?
01:26
May 02, 2022
#42: Empathy is suspending judgment
#42: Empathy is suspending judgment
I don’t know what you feel
00:60
May 02, 2022
#41: The Child Rebells
#41: The Child Rebells
A crucial stage to maturity
01:22
May 02, 2022
#40: Inattention
#40: Inattention
True failure is inattention
01:22
May 02, 2022
#39: It's not personal
#39: It's not personal
I am not part of this story
01:19
May 02, 2022
#38: Do not listen to anyone
#38: Do not listen to anyone
They don’t see me for who I am capable of becoming
01:39
May 02, 2022
#37: Alternative for Hot Girls
#37: Alternative for Hot Girls
Cannot eradicate without providing an alternative
01:18
May 02, 2022
#36: What to do with the phone
#36: What to do with the phone
Make it too hard for yourself to get it
01:14
May 02, 2022
#35: Incubation Time
#35: Incubation Time
Do the non-intuitive - pause
01:12
May 02, 2022
#34: Emotions are transient
#34: Emotions are transient
The way I feel might and will change
01:21
May 02, 2022
#33: What if this was easy?
#33: What if this was easy?
Reframing your mind about the problem
01:20
May 02, 2022
#32: Don’t Know What I Don’t Know
#32: Don’t Know What I Don’t Know
Dangerously arrogant assumption
01:06
May 02, 2022
#31: Responsible To My Desires
#31: Responsible To My Desires
A desire is like a little burning fire
02:06
May 02, 2022
#30: Deep Focus
#30: Deep Focus
Practicing intense presence
01:34
May 02, 2022
#29: Changing Environments
#29: Changing Environments
the confidence that you are capable of making a change
01:24
May 02, 2022
#28: Overlapping Feedback
#28: Overlapping Feedback
Feedback is a gift and it must be earned
01:37
May 02, 2022
#27: One Counterexample
#27: One Counterexample
I don’t know the full picture
01:40
May 02, 2022
#26: Write Down All Your Problems
#26: Write Down All Your Problems
Love yourself enough to face your truths on paper
01:52
May 02, 2022
#25: Live as if you’re taped
#25: Live as if you’re taped
Everyone is watching you
01:53
May 02, 2022
#24: Coherency
#24: Coherency
The way I do anything is the way I do everything
01:43
May 02, 2022
#23: Alignment
#23: Alignment
What you seek is seeking you
01:35
May 02, 2022
#22: Rowing vs. Steering
#22: Rowing vs. Steering
Plan when you plan, execute when you execute
01:16
May 02, 2022
#21: NO MANUAL
#21: NO MANUAL
I have to knit a sweater of my own
01:34
May 02, 2022
#20: Communication is...
#20: Communication is...
About delivering an understanding
01:06
May 02, 2022
#19: Binary Decision-Making
#19: Binary Decision-Making
A phenomenal yes or no, on or off the bus
01:35
May 02, 2022
#18: Compounding Relationships
#18: Compounding Relationships
Unexpected outputs
01:33
May 02, 2022
#17: Three Days Silence Reflection
#17: Three Days Silence Reflection
A practice, not an event
03:51
May 02, 2022
#16: No Plan B
#16: No Plan B
Selling my old jeans for good
01:17
May 02, 2022
#15: Good Decision-Making
#15: Good Decision-Making
A good decision isn’t popular or happy
01:15
May 02, 2022
#14: A mature heart is forgiving
#14: A mature heart is forgiving
Forgiving the inevitable pain we will cause each other
01:14
May 02, 2022
#13: The Flux of Emotional States
#13: The Flux of Emotional States
How we interpret the reality
01:25
May 02, 2022
#12: Three Days Silence Practice
#12: Three Days Silence Practice
Social fasting
01:26
May 02, 2022
#11: Holding back on decisions
#11: Holding back on decisions
Resisting the urge to decide reactively
02:17
May 02, 2022
#10: Disagreeing with someone you love
#10: Disagreeing with someone you love
Crucial adulthood experience
01:32
May 02, 2022
#9: Practicing hard things
#9: Practicing hard things
The more you do it, the easier it gets
01:20
May 02, 2022
#8: Deep Work
#8: Deep Work
What if I could work in a completely different way?
01:29
May 02, 2022
#7: The Daily Writing Practice
#7: The Daily Writing Practice
Becoming a powerful communicator
01:41
May 02, 2022
#6: Founding Personal Transformations
#6: Founding Personal Transformations
Everyone is a founder
02:12
May 02, 2022
#5: Exploring the Mind in Real Time
#5: Exploring the Mind in Real Time
Omnipresent attention to your mind
01:14
May 02, 2022
#4: Personal Accountability
#4: Personal Accountability
I only say what I mean. I mean what I say.
01:40
May 02, 2022
#3: Acting on Inspiration vs. Plan
#3: Acting on Inspiration vs. Plan
Leveraging the precious asset of inspiration
01:50
May 02, 2022
#2: Crushing Self-Expectation
#2: Crushing Self-Expectation
Any unrealistic expectation is delusional
01:38
May 02, 2022
#1: Could Do vs. Choose To Do
#1: Could Do vs. Choose To Do
The Game has changed
01:05
May 02, 2022