Category Archives for Lifestyle

succeed with upward spirals

How to Easily Succeed at Everything in Life (Using Upward Spirals)

What’s up, guys—this is going to be a really deep blog post on how to enhance your life using upward spirals and self-amplifying feedback loops. I go fairly in depth in the video above, talking about things like my early life, and why the rich get richer, but I thought I’d take some time to […]

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How High-Achievers Rest For Maximum Efficiency

I just got out of a three day resting period. No working out, no following a strict diet, no writing articles (I had a couple written in advance), no nothing. It felt nice to take some time off for once. Most self-development coaches focus on why you need to work more. And they’re right. Most […]

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Jon’s Night Time Routine for Deep Sleep and Success

A night time routine, just like a morning routine, is one of the most essential components of any man’s day. Together, a morning routine and a night time routine serve as the bookends of a successful life. Getting into a proper routine is one of the very first steps that a man must take if he wishes to become […]

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Why You Should Live a Minimalist Lifestyle

“The things that you own end up owning you. It’s only after you lose everything that you’re free to do anything.” -Chuck Palahniuk One of the largest problems with Western culture, is its rampant endorsement of consumerism. “Buy this! You’ll feel better,” says the man trying to sell you designer clothes. “Buy this! You’ll get […]

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How to Actually be Successful by Eliminating BULLSHIT From Your Life

What people often don’t understand is that success isn’t due to luck. It isn’t due to your connections, it isn’t due to having wealthy parents, and it sure isn’t due to following the well trodden path. Success is a mindset. Once you learn to adopt a certain mindset, success will come naturally. I guarantee that […]

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The Slight Edge: How These 8 Simple Habits Will Transform Your Life

When you look at someone like Elon Musk, Arnold Schwarzenegger, or Bill Gates, it’s easy to be intimated. It’s easy to think that they were just born with some sort of supernatural gift that none of us have. But the truth is, that every single one of us has just as much potential as they […]

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how to be more productive

How to Be More Productive: 4 Ways to 3x Your Productivity

Becoming more productive is actually incredibly simple. You don’t have to increase your brain power or do anything too difficult, you just have to shift the way that you approach tasks and goals. Unfortunately, however, there’s a ton of bullshit advice out there when it comes to scheduling, and it’s hard to know what works. Trust me—I’ve tried […]

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best life lessons masculine development

6 Major Life Lessons From Nearly a Decade of Self-Development

I’ve been actively involved in improving myself for a pretty long time now, and I’ve learned plenty of life lessons along the way. Some I learned by making mistakes, others I learned by watching others make mistakes. The beautiful thing about these lessons is that they apply to any discipline you’re trying to improve: fitness, […]

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good habits masculine development

4 Foundational Habits That Every Man Should Practice Daily

Having good habits or bad habits can be the difference between success and failure, riches and poverty, or happiness and misery. Depending on your habits, you will either be a highly successful man, financially and emotionally, or a complete loser with zero girls, zero money, and a bunch of fake friends. That’s why it’s so […]

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how to break an addiction

How to Break an Addiction in 5 Steps (From Heroin to Smartphones)

I know two heroin addicts—in fact, I’d say I’m pretty close to them. They’re both family members. Both of them had dysfunctional upbringings: verbally and physically abusive fathers, and emotionally dysfunctional mothers. Both of them ruined a large portion of their lives with heroin. One of them decided to step into the light some 25 […]

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