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Sep 16, 2019

Last week, we talked about how most of us tend to use excuses to not just avoid real change, but subconsciously self-sabotage our lives. Today, we’re going to dig even deeper into the language of excuse and why we should endeavor to replace our excuses with “incuses.”


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Sep 9, 2019

We spend our lives looking out into the world for solutions to almost every problem.

 

Need to lose weight? I’ll try that new diet that worked for my friend.

Feeling overwhelmed at work? I bet there’s a good productivity app I’m not using.

Didn’t like a new movie? They ruined my childhood.

 

We’re always...


Sep 2, 2019

In the last episode, I asked you to consider where you are cluttering up your life in the name of busyness.

 

Now, what is the minimum that you could do to have the same impact? What is the minimum effective dose of your time and energy?

 

Your busy mind may try to convince you that this is an exercise in laziness, but...


Aug 26, 2019

In the last episode, I made what may seem like a bold claim: busyness very well may be what destroys us as a species.

 

But I’m not exaggerating. Busyness makes you stupid; It clutters your mind, and when your mind is cluttered, you don’t think as effectively, you’re not as conscious, you’re not as aware, and you...


Aug 19, 2019

Over the next three episodes, we’re going to get back to the basics of busyness and recuperation.

 

We’re going to analyze why we, as individuals and as a society, put such a high value on being busy, both consciously and subconsciously.

 

Because when we tell ourselves we’re busy, I think we’re all just lying...