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1409: The Joy Of Giving by Allison Carmen on Selflessness & How to Help Others In Times of Need

10/20/2019
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Allison Carmen shares her thoughts on the joy of giving. Episode 1409: The Joy Of Giving by Allison Carmen on Selflessness & How to Help Others In Times of Need Allison Carmen holds a B.A. in accounting, a J.D. of Law, and a Master’s of Law in taxation. After working for a large law firm in Manhattan, Allison founded her own law firm and built a successful practice focusing on real estate, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and taxation. After 15 years of practicing law, Allison...

Duration:00:06:33

1408: A Reflection On My 30 Day Writing Challenge by Katie Ping of More Of What Matters Blog on How To Set Goals

10/19/2019
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Katie Ping of More Of What Matters Blog shares a reflection on her 30 day writing challenge. Episode 1408: A Reflection On My 30 Day Writing Challenge by Katie Ping of More Of What Matters Blog on How To Set Goals Katie Ping is a small-town writer, yogi, and mama who values simplicity. She spent decades of her life people-pleasing and drowning in guilt and shame over parts of her that she thought were unworthy. By her late-20s, she found herself passionless and riddled with anxiety - and...

Duration:00:06:17

1407: Principles I Live By by Tynan on How to Build Successful Habits

10/18/2019
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Tynan shares the principles he lives by. Episode 1407: Principles I Live By by Tynan on How to Build Successful Habits Tynan was named as one of the top 25 best bloggers in 2013 by Time Magazine. He believes in making deliberate decisions and breaking away from the herd mentality. He likes learning new things, building habits, exposing the world, connecting with awesome people, and creating good work. The New York Times Bestseller “The Game” featured him as one of the main characters, as...

Duration:00:04:47

1406: Self-Discipline by Steve Pavlina

10/17/2019
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Steve Pavlina shares his thoughts on self-discipline. Episode 1406: Self-Discipline by Steve Pavlina Steve Pavlina is widely recognized as one of the most successful personal development bloggers on the Internet, with his work attracting more than 100 million visits to his website, StevePavlina.com. He has written more than 1300 articles and recorded many audio programs on a broad range of self-help topics, including productivity, relationships, and spirituality. Steve has been quoted as...

Duration:00:09:55

1405: The Extraordinary Power of Savoring Your Life by Cylon George of Spiritual Living For Busy People on Noticing Life

10/16/2019
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Cylon George of Spiritual Living for Busy People shares his thoughts on the extraordinary power of savoring your life. Episode 1405: The Extraordinary Power of Savoring Your Life by Cylon George of Spiritual Living For Busy People on Noticing Life Cylon George is a spiritual chaplain, musician, devoted husband, and busy dad of six. He loves listening to people’s stories and helping them gain perspective on life’s opportunities and challenges. The mission of his blog is to help busy people...

Duration:00:07:28

1404: Confirmation Bias: Why You Make Terrible Life Choices by Nir Eyal of Nir And Far on How to Live with Curiosity

10/15/2019
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Nir Eyal shares why you make terrible life choices. Episode 1404: Confirmation Bias: Why You Make Terrible Life Choices by Nir Eyal of Nir And Far on How to Live with Curiosity Nir Eyal writes, consults, and teaches about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. The M.I.T. Technology Review dubbed Nir, “The Prophet of Habit-Forming Technology.” Nir founded two tech companies since 2003 and has taught at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Hasso Plattner...

Duration:00:09:10

1403: Getting Lost in the Twitterverse and other Misadventures by Dusti Arab with Rowdy Kittens on How to Digital Detox

10/14/2019
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Dusti Arab with Rowdy Kittens shares her thoughts on getting lost in the twitterverse and other misadventures. Episode 1403: Getting Lost in the Twitterverse and other Misadventures by Dusti Arab with Rowdy Kittens on How to Digital Detox Tammy Strobel is a photographer, writer, teacher, and founder of RowdyKittens.com. She loves morning views, tiny homes, reading, and everyday adventures. She started Rowdy Kittens to share her story and help you go small, think big, and be happy. Every...

Duration:00:08:27

1402: [Part 2] What Consumes Your Mind Controls Your Life (and Finances) by Cait Flanders on Decreasing Social Media Use

10/13/2019
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Cait Flanders shares what consumes your mind controls your life and finances. This is part 2 of 2. Episode 1402: [Part 2] What Consumes Your Mind Controls Your Life (and Finances) by Cait Flanders on Decreasing Social Media Use Cait Flanders started Blonde on a Budget to document her debt repayment journey. After paying it off, she adopted a minimalist lifestyle, tossed 75% of her stuff, and is currently doing a two-year shopping ban. She shares stories and lessons learned every week. The...

Duration:00:08:32

1401: [Part 1] What Consumes Your Mind Controls Your Life (and Finances) by Cait Flanders on Digital Detox

10/12/2019
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Cait Flanders shares what consumes your mind controls your life and finances. This is part 1 of 2. Episode 1401: [Part 1] What Consumes Your Mind Controls Your Life (and Finances) by Cait Flanders on Digital Detox Cait Flanders started Blonde on a Budget to document her debt repayment journey. After paying it off, she adopted a minimalist lifestyle, tossed 75% of her stuff, and is currently doing a two-year shopping ban. She shares stories and lessons learned every week. The original post...

Duration:00:07:48

1400: The One Learning Technique That Scared The S**t Out of Bruce Lee by James Altucher on Training the Body & Brain

10/11/2019
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James Altucher shares the one learning technique that scared the s**t out of Bruce Lee. Episode 1400: The One Learning Technique That Scared The S**t Out of Bruce Lee by James Altucher on Training the Body & Brain James Altucher is an American hedge fund manager, entrepreneur, bestselling author, and podcaster. He has founded or cofounded more than 20 companies and says he failed at 17 of them. He has published 11 books, and is a regular contributor to The Financial Times, TechCrunch, and...

Duration:00:12:58

1399: Dealing with Anxiety: How to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed by Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You To Be Rich

10/10/2019
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Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to be Rich shares how to stop feeling overwhelmed. Episode 1399: Dealing with Anxiety: How to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed by Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You To Be Rich Ramit wants to use money to say YES. He knew there was a better way to live a rich life—if we could use psychology to focus on what actually works. Not just for personal finance, but all aspects of life: money, careers, relationships, business, fitness, and more. Since then, he's been testing...

Duration:00:09:33

1398: 7 Ways to Make the Most of your Life by Rachel Shanken of MindBodyWise on Living In The Moment

10/9/2019
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Rachel Shanken of MindBodyWise shares 7 ways to make the most of your life. Episode 1398: 7 Ways to Make the Most of your Life by Rachel Shanken of MindBodyWise on Living In The Moment Rachel Shanken is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Yoga Instructor, and now a Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Practitioner. Her philosophy is simple: what you seek is already within you. In the busy lives we lead, it's sometimes difficult to stop, listen and access the knowledge that resides deep inside of...

Duration:00:05:43

1397: Personal Responsibility and Showing Up by Chris Guillebeau on How To Take Ownership of Your Life

10/8/2019
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Chris Guillebeau shares his thoughts on personal responsibility and showing up. Episode 1397: Personal Responsibility and Showing Up by Chris Guillebeau on How To Take Ownership of Your Life Chris Guillebeau is a New York Times bestselling author and modern-day explorer. He is the author of 5 books and his daily podcast, Side Hustle School, is downloaded more than 2 million times a month. Every summer in Portland, Oregon, Chris hosts the World Domination Summit, a gathering of creative,...

Duration:00:06:45

1396: Minimalism in the Real World: A Life without Sidebars by Brian Gardner of No Sidebar on Simple Living Benefits

10/7/2019
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Brian Gardner with No Sidebar shares his thoughts on minimalism in the real world. Episode 1396: Minimalism in the Real World: A Life without Sidebars by Brian Gardner of No Sidebar on Simple Living Benefits No Sidebar was created by Brian Gardner and is all about designing a simpler life. He and the contributing authors want to help you figure out what's getting in your way, at home and at work. They want to help you let go of distractions, online and off--to turn down the noise that...

Duration:00:07:54

1395: The Magic of Early Morning by Jay & Heather Harrington of Life And Whim on How to Become An Early Riser

10/6/2019
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Jay and Heather Harrington of Life and Whim share the magic of early morning. Episode 1395: The Magic of Early Morning by Jay & Heather Harrington of Life And Whim on How to Become An Early Riser Jay and Heather Harrington are the husband and wife team behind Life and Whim. They started Life and Whim after moving their family to Traverse City, a small town on the shores of Lake Michigan, to break the script of their life and reimagine what's possible. They live in pursuit of a purposeful,...

Duration:00:05:20

1394: Dealing with Conflict - Time Is On Your Side by Helene Massicotte of Free To Pursue on How To Be Patient

10/5/2019
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Helene Massicotte of Free To Pursue shares her thoughts on dealing with conflict. Episode 1394: Dealing with Conflict - Time Is On Your Side by Helene Massicotte of Free To Pursue on How To Be Patient Helene Massicotte blogs about living life on your terms and experiencing true personal freedom. She describes herself as a person in search of all that life has to offer and who has built a life that enables her to do just that. No more, no less. She chose to retire from corporate life in her...

Duration:00:10:06

1393: 6 Things You Should Love About Your Life by Marc Chernoff of Marc And Angel on How To Be Happier

10/4/2019
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Marc Chernoff of Marc and Angel Hack Life shares 6 things you should love about your life. Episode 1393: 6 Things You Should Love About Your Life by Marc Chernoff of Marc And Angel on How To Be Happier Marc and Angel Chernoff are New York Times bestselling authors, professional coaches, full-time students of life, admirers of the human spirit, and have been recognized by Forbes as having "one of the most popular personal development blogs." Through their blog, book, course and coaching,...

Duration:00:08:44

1392: How Meaningful Is Your Life? by Kristine Klussman on How to Find Meaning and Passion in Life

10/3/2019
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Kristine Klussman asks how meaningful is your life. Episode 1392: How Meaningful Is Your Life? by Kristine Klussman on How to Find Meaning and Passion in Life Kristine Klussman specialized in Health Psychology (Behavioral Medicine) at Harvard Medical School, then founded and ran the Health Psychology program and post-doctoral training programs at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. She found her work with cancer and cardiac patients inspiring, uplifting, and humbling. She...

Duration:00:06:31

1391: 10 Helpful Habit Guidelines by Anthony Ongaro of Break The Twitch on How to Improve Self Discipline

10/2/2019
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Anthony Ongaro of Break the Twitch shares 10 helpful habit guidelines. Episode 1391: 10 Helpful Habit Guidelines by Anthony Ongaro of Break The Twitch on How to Improve Self Discipline After years of impulse spending on Amazon and elsewhere, Anthony Ongaro realized that his one-click purchase habits were more of a physical Twitch than an intentional action. It turned out, this Twitch wasn’t just limited to online spending. It applied to social media, impulsive smartphone usage, and...

Duration:00:09:03

1390: Surface Tension by Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle on How to Acquire Deep Knowledge & Communicate Effectively

10/1/2019
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Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle shares his thoughts on surface tension. Episode 1390: Surface Tension by Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle on How to Acquire Deep Knowledge & Communicate Effectively Colin Wright is a professional author and international speaker who co-founded a publishing company and travels full-time, moving to a new country every four months or so--that country determined by the votes of his readers! He also blogs. Colin's a minimalist in that he owns very few things and...

Duration:00:07:08