• EP196. 30 More Life Lessons Learned in 30 Years (Lessons 16-30)

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 4:00am PST • EP195. 30 More Life Lessons Learned in 30 Years (Lessons 1-15)

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 1:30pm PST • EP194. Find Your Why by Simon Sinek

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Category:Business -- posted at: 1:08pm PST • 193. The Willpower Instinct

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 4:33pm PST • EP192. The Guide To Developing Self-Discipline

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 11:05am PST • Re-run (Originally aired: 10/6/2016) // EP163. How To Change When Change Is Hard

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 6:24pm PST • EP191. 5 Steps to Unleash Your Success Mechanism

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 4:00am PST • EP190. To Think Outside The Box, First Get a Box

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 10:41am PST • EP189. The 5 Second Rule


Book Mentioned:

The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage by Mel Robbins

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 2:07pm PST

RE-RUN OF EP179. Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending (Originally aired: 3/20/17)

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Category:Business -- posted at: 5:45pm PST • EP188. Action Leads to Motivation

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 6:07pm PST • EP187. What Happens To Your Brain When You Multitask?

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 9:47am PST • EP186. Know Thy Time

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 4:00am PST • RE-RUN: EP143. The 4 Thieves of Productivity • In our last episode, we talked about the benefits of "theming" your days to increase your productivity. I also announced which theme we'd be focusing on throughout the month of July: Productivity.

This means every episode and article I publish on the podcast and blog will be centered around helping you become more productive in life and business.

That said, today's episode is a re-run of EP143. "The 4 Thieves of Productivity," which I published back in May, 2016. Since it was insanely popular back then, I thought I'd run it again for Productivity month.

Hope you enjoy, and keep an eye out for a fresh, new, productivity-themed episode comin' your way very soon. • EP185. Productivity Themes

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 6:43pm PST • EP184. 10 Books That'll Make You a Creative Genius

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 10:19pm PST • This is a RE-RUN of EP165. "Happiness Comes From Solving Problems" • This episode was inspired by "The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck" by Mark Manson.

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 4:00am PST • 183. To Create Is To Combine

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 8:11pm PST • EP182. Making Motivation Meaningful

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 4:00am PST • EP181. Write it Down, Make it Happen: 6 Journaling Ideas to Help You Make Massive Changes in Life

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 10:08pm PST

This is a re-run of EP#146, originally published in June 2016. If you're new to the podcast, and haven't scrolled back that far -- this is for you! If you've been listening for awhile -- thanks! I love you, and feel free to use this episode as a refresher. Original episode details below... • EP146. Flow: The Science-Backed Secret to Happiness


  • In this episode, we'll be talking about "Flow," which is a term that author Mihály Csíkszentmihályi uses to describe that feeling of total awesomeness you experience when you're so immersed in an activity (work or otherwise) that you lose track of time and feel like you could just keep on working on it forever because of the enjoyment it brings you to do the work itself. Most of us don't experience Flow as often as we'd like, and most people think it's just something that happens by way of luck. But it's not luck... There's actually a science-backed method to making Flow a part of your daily life, and you're about to learn it...


  • Book Mentioned:
    • Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience
      by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  • Get the show notes + resources mentioned in this episode here: 
  • Topics discussed in this episode:
    • Flow
    • The Psychology of Optimal Experience
    • Meaningful Work
  • People mentioned
    • Mihaly Csíkszentmihalyi




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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 3:46pm PST • EP180. Obsession Leads to Mastery

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 4:00am PST • EP179. Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 6:55pm PST • EP178. Envy Doesn’t Leave Room For Joy — 6 Strategies for Overcoming Envy


This episode was inspired by The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by The Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, and Douglas Abrams (see full book summary here).

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'The Book of Joy' by The Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, Douglas Abrams • EP177. Crucial Conversations

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 10:26am PST • EP176. Goals vs Systems

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 12:11pm PST • EP175. Do You Know What You Want?

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 9:01am PST • EP174. Mind Like Water: The Key to Stress-Free Productivity

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 9:00am PST • EP173. 30-Day Trials: The Secret to Starting Good Habits That Stick

Focus on The Practice • EP172. Focus on The Practice (Not The Resolution)

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Category:Self-Improvement -- posted at: 9:20am PST