I’ve gone to over 1,000 Meetup.com events. And that’s being conservative. I’ve been going to them since 2015. However, with conservative estimates: let’s say I only went for 5 years even though it’s been 8, and I went to only two per week when it was likely 4 or more per week, that’s already over… Continue reading I Went to Over 1,000 MeetUp.com Events. Here’s What I Learned.
Why People Love Jordan Peterson and How He Can Change Your Life
Yep, I finally finished Jordan Peterson’s book 12 Rules for Life and figured out why so many young men love him and hype him up. In this podcast episode, I touch on my initial impressions, why people love him, how he’s so effective with his advice, the reasoning behind his advice, the different layers and… Continue reading Why People Love Jordan Peterson and How He Can Change Your Life
How Positive Thinking Can Improve Your Performance at Work, Health, and Beyond
Positive thinking seems like a scam to many people. It wouldn’t be surprising for someone outside of personal development who hears me bring it up to think it’s just a gimmick since they have no evidence to go off of. So let me make my case. Research by Barbara Fredrickson, a positive psychology researcher at… Continue reading How Positive Thinking Can Improve Your Performance at Work, Health, and Beyond
From Fiction to Reality: How Romance Films Are Misleading You About Love and Success
Serendipity is one of my all-time favorite romance films. The story, acting, directing, and pace is great. Everything that the crappy Netflix Original romance films or latest Christmance rom-com get wrong, this film gets right. I first discovered Serendipity when I was a little kid flipping through channels on TV. I sat through a bunch… Continue reading From Fiction to Reality: How Romance Films Are Misleading You About Love and Success
The Evolution of Desire Book Summary – The Greatest Book on Evolutionary Science of Dating
The Evolution of Desire is one of the most quoted and referenced book when it comes to understanding dating (or human mating) from an empirical, scientific perspective. That’s because the book uses a lot of hard science, is written by the most respected expert on the subject Dr. David Buss, and it unveils reality in… Continue reading The Evolution of Desire Book Summary – The Greatest Book on Evolutionary Science of Dating
What Are Hostels Like? Are They Safe? My First Experience in Costa Rica & Philippines
If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to live in a hostel while traveling, or you want to hear someone’s first experience, you’re in the right place. After following travel, blogs, and travel influencers for many years, I finally took the plunge and have gone on solo trips to countries while staying at hostels. The… Continue reading What Are Hostels Like? Are They Safe? My First Experience in Costa Rica & Philippines
How to Identify Your Limiting Beliefs
When I was young, my parents told me to drink at least one glass of milk a day and eat one slice of American cheese a day. Because they believed it was good for me. Both were disgusting. I hated the taste. Each tiny taste was like medicine for me. They forced me to sit… Continue reading How to Identify Your Limiting Beliefs
What the Pandemic Taught Us About Productivity and Mental Health
The pandemic quarantine was a challenging time for many of us, but it has also provided valuable lessons about mental health, productivity, and making excuses for lack of time. I knew someone who said he would always write a book. During the pandemic, he ended up having a lot more free time since he got… Continue reading What the Pandemic Taught Us About Productivity and Mental Health
Is Dreaming Big Really A Healthy Way of Thinking?
I found myself on a sales call recently where the salesman was asking me what my dreams and goals were. He caught me saying what goals were realistic and unrealistic and said I shouldn’t hold myself back. I should dream as high as possible. Because it is possible. I can achieve it. While this seems… Continue reading Is Dreaming Big Really A Healthy Way of Thinking?
Is It True That Money Won’t Make You Happy?
“Money won’t make you happy.” You often hear something like this from rich people on social media in compilation videos or through their individual accounts, and the top comments are always like …. “Yeah, try giving me all your money then.” or “I’ll definitely be happier with your Rolls Royce, hand it over then.” Now,… Continue reading Is It True That Money Won’t Make You Happy?