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The Way We’re Built

My stupid treadmill taught me another lesson. Again. Yay. Here we go. Some Weird Design As I did my daily workout on my elliptical (yes, it’s an elliptical, not a …

Sorry, Zig. I Can’t Help but Be Sad

As a fan of success books, I love knowing that I have an impact on my happiness. It’s what inspirational gurus like Zig Ziglar trumpet time and time again: it’s …

This Is a Post

Sincerely, Dave This Is an Explanation If this post were written by my son, Tristan, that might have been the end of it. My Father’s Day card had almost as …

The Golden Road to Happiness

There is one rule that is the gold standard of rules. In fact, that’s basically its name. And it’s the best way to be truly fulfilled. A Wide Reaching Standard …

An Iron Will and True Gold

Can an iron will rob you of true gold? It seems there are some who understand how to truly succeed, yet they miss one of the most important rules when …

People in Pain Make Bad Choices

It’s a sitcom standard – a woman is giving birth, screaming while breathing loudly and rhythmically. Her husband sits comforting her as she tells him how much she hates him right now. And …

My Stupid Treadmill

My treadmill does something so frustrating I sometimes find myself yelling at it. As I’m exercising, the speakers scream at me in some crazy, electronic caterwaul. And yet my yelling …

Some People Are Built Different

Jillian Michaels was kicked repeatedly while she was down. Literally. She was knocked down by a coach that continued to kick her as she laid on the ground. Yet she …

The Stuff Success Books Are Made Of

At over 90 years old Eve Branson has made a huge impact on Sir Richard Branson, the multibillionaire owner of the Virgin brand of companies. Her support has played a …