Getting the Cute Girl May Not Make You Happy

In Vietnam I met my ex-girlfriend, a beautiful Dutch girl. Skinny as a model, blonde hair, wonderful face. The moment I saw her I thought, Wow! I’d really love to be with a girl like that. I ended up getting my wish. For the next five months…
Average of the 5 people

You are the Average of the 5 People Closest to You

Humans are wired to recognize and mimic group norms. If our closest contacts are bitter and angry, we'll adopt that way of thinking. Our brain doesn't care which mindset helps to achieve our potential. All it cares about is mimicking whatever…
Warren Buffet 25 5 Rule

Using Warren Buffet’s 25-5 Rule to Reach Mastery

Warren Buffet is currently the third richest person in the world so when I heard about his 25-5 rule, I took it seriously. It makes intuitive sense, especially as it relates to the pursuit of greatness. The 25-5 Rule 1. Write down a list of…
Using social media to be productive

How to Turn Social Media into a Productivity Tool

Social media is a waste of time and it can make you feel like shit. However, becoming an internet recluse isn't really a good option. That's why I've turned my social media accounts into productivity tools. This is surprisingly easy to pull…

Wade Alters Teaches you How to find Your Passion

Wade Alters has had a lasting impact on my life. Back in the day he wrote a post, How to Become an Avid Reader: Increase Your Brain Power By 1000% This article marked a turning point when I stopped dabbling and started reading all-the-fucking-time.…

Jocko Willink: Navy SEAL & Leader of Men

Throughout this article I will reference this interview that Jocko Willink did with Tim Ferriss. Whenever I bring in a quote I will indicate the time that it occurred in the podcast, I.e. (38:14).  Jocko Willink is a musclebound former Navy…
How to get a job teaching English

How to Get Your First Job Teaching English

Teaching English is the easiest way to live abroad. As long as you're a native speaker and you've got a university degree (any subject), many places want you. Popular options include, Japan China Indonesia Vietnam Cambodia …

What is SMV? (Sexual Marketplace Value)

SMV stands for Sexual Marketplace Value (how desirable you are to the opposite sex). SMV can help you to understand men and woman's changing desirability and to pick a better long term mate when you're ready. Section 1 provides context and Section…
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The Difference Between Active and Passive Hobbies

All hobbies are not created equal, active hobbies are the most rewarding. When you practice an active hobby you make something unique and learn valuable skills. Some examples, Writing Talking to girls Learning a language Jiu Jitsu …