These posts cover the tremendous power of habits. We are what we repeatedly do, and we become what we set our minds to doing via habits.
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From American Exceptionalism to American Wimps

When did we become a nation of risk-averse underachievers?
3 min read
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Bucket List, Eh. I'm Starting a F—It List

Letting go is so much more rewarding
3 min read
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How To Identify Hobbies That Are Complete Timewasters

A thought experiment to help your own thinking. This might be more helpful to your happiness than you at first suspect.
4 min read
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What's The Toughest Race in the World?

Because we're talking about human endeavors, toughness is measured in all the ways that people may find themselves suffering.
6 min read
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What if Humanity Created God Rather Than the Opposite?

Rather than creativity being something special and rare, I now lean towards thinking it's much rarer for people to stifle their instinct to create
4 min read
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It Took Me 20 Years To Join This Ultra-Exclusive Club

The Six Star Finishers Club, that is, of persons who have completed all six of the Abbot World Marathon Majors
5 min read
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Can Doing Less Help You Shine Like a Superstar?

Just practicing more doesn’t help if you aren’t learning valuable lessons
6 min read
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Is There Pleasure and Profit in Walking to Places?

Is it because we're pressed for time that we don't want to get out of our cars? Or because we don't want to walk?
5 min read
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I'm Going to Share my Secret to Success

This simple concept explains why the world is divided into an elite one percent, a highly effective 10 percent, and everyone else.
6 min read
In Strangers' Living Rooms

In Strangers' Living Rooms

Every time I fly, the distance I contemplate driving to avoid flying goes up.
4 min read