Live Like a Battle Rapper

An English student wrote me a question, and by the time I was done with the answer, I knew I wanted to share it with you: She writes:

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Coming Out of the Dark

My last blog--a reflection on failure--was months ago. The blog detailed how I chose to handle the setback of having yet to sell my latest novel, but the

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My Epic Failure: An Update on My Novels

Before I confess my epic failures to you, I should say that I meant to write you about why groupthink sucks and why you should shoot free throws

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Eight Life Lessons that Took Me 38 Years to Learn

I turn 38 today, and while I always like to keep a student mentality and learn from others, I think I'm seasoned enough to share some lessons learned.

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Love Your Fate: Even if it Sucks

Everyone loves a vacation, but do you love travel days? You know, those days when you have to drive to the airport, go through lines, get on a

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How to Live a Perfect Day for Your Mental Health

Want to live better, with more balance? Want to improve your mental and emotional health? Try these techniques daily to get a balance of emotional, physical, and mental health,

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Boost Your Mental & Physical Performance in 2 Minutes a Day at Zero Cost

I'm fascinated by the habits and routines of high performers. How do the world's top athletes, entrepreneurs, moguls, mavens, take care of themselves physically, mentally, and emotionally? Trends

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3 Ways to Delay Fatigue

A reader asked me how he could increase his endurance to be stronger and less gassed near the end of a pickup basketball game. We've all been in a

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Taxes and the True Cost of Everything We Do

On America's tax day, it's the perfect time to revisit one of my go-to sayings: "create new problems." Entrepreneur Grant Cardone likes to talk a lot about "new problems"

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3 Tips: Cold Water, Lessons from Stephen Hawking, and Perfect Timing for Creative People

Physical: Cold Water Burns More Calories This may not make a huge difference, but ice-cold water requires some extra work from your body to heat it up. Some people

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