Learning Better: Ultimate Guide to Hacking Your Brain And Supercharging Your Productivity

In the movie Limitless, Bradley Cooper stumbles upon a secret drug called NZT-48, which unlocks the full capacity of his brain and gives him superhuman intelligence, attention, and reasoning abilities. This lets him crank out complete books in days, learn Italian overnight, and beat the stock market. Sounds awesome, right? There is no such thing […]

Kabbalah and Self-Reflection

One of the things that separates humans from other species is our capacity for self-reflection. We don’t need to blindly react to stimuli in the same way every single time. Instead, we can learn from our mistakes, take advantage of our strengths, and structure our lives in ways conducive to bettering ourselves. Many spiritual traditions […]

How To Recover When You Are Off-Course

Consider driving to some destination, with your GPS guiding you.. It turns out that one of the main roads you were going to take is under construction, and you can’t go that way. Despite your frustration, the GPS begins “recalculating”. With its directions, you take some other roads you are unfamiliar with, but end up […]

Maintaining A Habit: How To Get Back On The Horse After Slipping Up

You have goals that you want to achieve, and habits that you want to implement in order to reach those goals. That’s great! Unfortunately, a motivation to succeed is simply not enough. People don’t talk about it enough, but you will fall off the horse, stray from your goal, and slip back into your old […]

Need To Take Action And Stop Procrastinating? Read This.

Feeling stuck? Recently, I have been afflicted with a terrible disease. The primary symptom is a strong desire to remain on the couch. I am talking about Netflix addiction. Sure I want to get some writing done or start learning Spanish, but after just….one….more…episode… Know what I’m talking about? For me, it was the desire […]

Why New Year’s Resolutions Suck (And How You Can Make Your’s Better)

“This year will be different”, you think to yourself. It always starts off the same way. You feel inspired, totally motivated to make whatever changes your life badly needs. Finally, things are about to improve. For the first two weeks of January, you are doing great! You do everything you set out to do, and […]

The Wrong Motivation For Getting In Shape

You’re at the grocery store, debating what foods to stock up on for the coming week. You know that you really want to buy that chocolate cake, but you hesitate. “I really need to stay in shape for when I go to the beach next weekend,” you think to yourself. You’ve made the right choice […]

How To Achieve Your Goals In 3 Simple Steps

“You rise to a higher level of consciousness by taking your attention away from your present limitations and placing it upon that which you desire to be. Do not attempt this in day-dreaming or wishful thinking but in a positive manner. Claim yourself to be the thing desired. I AM that; no sacrifice, no diet, […]

Day 18: Write A Personal Mission Statement

Today, you will need your list of values from Day 17. Our goal today is to write a personal mission statement that you can use to guide your decisions in a consistent way that is in accordance with your values. For example, here is my mission statement: “By expressing myself honestly and without hesitation, and […]

Day 17: Find Your Values

Today you are going to elicit your deepest values. Your values are the principles that guide all of your behavior. They operate in the background, but they are of immense importance. Knowing what your values are will help you in the future to act congruently with them. Incongruence with your values is the primary cause […]