Blog Category: Self-care

Everyone Should Hear This Advice

When I was a kid, and often now, I felt ugly and different. Not just for my looks. But my thoughts, the things that I was interested in that other kids weren’t.…

When I was a kid, and often now, I felt ugly and different. Not just for my looks. But my thoughts, the things that I was interested in that other kids weren’t. My beliefs. And, of course, acne, braces, glasses, wild hair, unathletic, didn’t care about sports, was bullied. I loved TV for often giving […]

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How To Improve Yourself In 6 Months

You can’t. It’s really hard to change. I’ve been an addict. When you’re addicted to a drug you can’t just say, “Well, this is bad for me. I’m going to stop.” Just…

You can’t. It’s really hard to change. I’ve been an addict. When you’re addicted to a drug you can’t just say, “Well, this is bad for me. I’m going to stop.” Just give up now or be ready to go through a world of pain. Or… You can. But it’s really hard and few people […]

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A Message To My Younger Self

I regret. I regret a lot. I wish I could have been different. I wish I could be 17 again and know these rules. There’s nothing wrong with regret. There’s nothing wrong…

I regret. I regret a lot. I wish I could have been different. I wish I could be 17 again and know these rules. There’s nothing wrong with regret. There’s nothing wrong with wondering how your life would have been different and better. This is what I wish I knew: A) DON’T DEPEND ON OTHERS […]

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I Lived Nowhere and With Nothing For the Past Year – This Is What Happened…

A little over a year ago I threw out almost everything I owned. Since then I’ve been living out of a single bag. And then I took off. I live in random…

A little over a year ago I threw out almost everything I owned. Since then I’ve been living out of a single bag. And then I took off. I live in random places through airbnb or other house or room sharing services. I don’t have a car, I don’t even have a driver’s license. I […]

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10 Steps To Avoid Giving Up

I want to disappear. I want to move into an old apartment building in a place where I would never talk to anyone. I would order delivery for all three meals a…

I want to disappear. I want to move into an old apartment building in a place where I would never talk to anyone. I would order delivery for all three meals a day. I would learn to talk to my neighbors, who spoke every language but English.  I would learn their games and play them […]

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Screw The Paleo Diet!

  I’m feeling bad about the Neanderthals. But for $30 million I can buy one. Seriously. Since we mapped the Neanderthal genome, for $30 million I can now find a surrogate mother…

  I’m feeling bad about the Neanderthals. But for $30 million I can buy one. Seriously. Since we mapped the Neanderthal genome, for $30 million I can now find a surrogate mother (Claudia Azula Altucher?) and a professor at MIT can, I don’t know, inject a Neanderthal into her womb. Or something like that. Something […]

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What Happens When You Turn On Your Inner Addict?

Rich Roll was having a heart attack on his staircase. He was fat. He hated his work. He was unhappy. A few years later he ran, swam, biked, 703 miles in seven…

Rich Roll was having a heart attack on his staircase. He was fat. He hated his work. He was unhappy. A few years later he ran, swam, biked, 703 miles in seven days when he was 45 years old. When he was 40 he had a job he was unhappy at but he was still […]

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