Blog Category: writing

I Don't Know What I Will Do

But I’m done. At least with this arc. I know when I was at my worst moments, I focused on improving four things in my life. Whenever I worried, or woke up…

But I’m done. At least with this arc. I know when I was at my worst moments, I focused on improving four things in my life. Whenever I worried, or woke up anxious, or woke up filled with so much regret and shame, I would just ask myself: are these thoughts contributing to me improving […]

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The Ten Most Important Books To Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer. And this is a good thing. It’s because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at…

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer. And this is a good thing. It’s because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn’t spend his life being good at writing. He didn’t spend his life typing. He ran a […]

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The Horrible Things About Being A Full Time Writer

First off, you lose all of your friends. But hold off on that for a second. Because it gets worse. I got thrown out of graduate school because I spent all my…

First off, you lose all of your friends. But hold off on that for a second. Because it gets worse. I got thrown out of graduate school because I spent all my time writing novels that never got published. I failed five classes in a row and eventually they asked me to leave. Was it […]

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About The Time I Forced Her

I forced Claudia to do something she didn’t want to do. She was scared but I still made her do it. She had written a lot of inspirational posts about yoga over…

I forced Claudia to do something she didn’t want to do. She was scared but I still made her do it. She had written a lot of inspirational posts about yoga over the prior year. This was in 2010 or 2011. I forget. I had her print up all of her articles and put them […]

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The Most Popular Way People Get to My Blog! Yay!

The single most popular way people have arrived at my blog who have no idea who I am (so this eliminates all social media) is by typing in the words “I Want…

The single most popular way people have arrived at my blog who have no idea who I am (so this eliminates all social media) is by typing in the words “I Want to Die” into a search engine. 4,722 people did that this last month. Specifically that phrase: “I Want to Die”. In Google. A […]

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Why and How I Self-Published a Book

I just self-published a book. “How to Be the Luckiest Person Alive”.  I published it in paperback form, kindle, and free PDF (see directions below to get free PDF). The entire process…

I just self-published a book. “How to Be the Luckiest Person Alive”.  I published it in paperback form, kindle, and free PDF (see directions below to get free PDF). The entire process took me three weeks. Using an established publisher would’ve taken over a year. [Important note:Since this post was written I have also self-published […]

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Articles I'm tired of writing year after year

Note to reader: Anything published in “February, 2010” on this blog was really published NOW but I didn’t feel like putting it in the front of my blog. If someone knows a…

Note to reader: Anything published in “February, 2010” on this blog was really published NOW but I didn’t feel like putting it in the front of my blog. If someone knows a better way of doing this, please tell me. I’ve been writing hundreds of articles about stocks every year for the past eight years. […]

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