13 Nov Your Comfort Zone is a Death Trap

Comfort zones definitely serve a purpose. Many people equate their comfort zones with being in a relaxed state. This is a good thing when you consider that relaxation leads to lower cortisol levels, clearer thinking and a general feeling of peacefulness – all good stuff.   But...

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16 Sep Why Only Some Funny Guys Get The Chicks

How come only some funny guys are popular with women? Isn’t a sense of humor attractive in general? The answer is no.   Let me explain.   Humor comes in different forms. Self-deprecating humor involves making yourself the target of the joke, and when this type of humor is...

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13 Aug How to Build Trust by Being CHEAP

I’m not saying you can’t trust wealthy people. Most wealthy people are cheap anyway. If they’re very successful, they’re probably also C.H.E.A.P. What the heck am I talking about?! Don’t get your looms in a twist… here’s what I mean:   C.H.E.A.P. is an acronym that stands...

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05 Aug How Cancer Saved My Life

My final paper was due at noon for a summer class I was taking to graduate early. As per usual, I had left my conclusion to the last minute. I liked to get the paper written, then give it a day to settle, then re-read it and...

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