Racing against the hourglass.

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I remember watching a particular Brendon Burchard video; it was nestled amongst the chaotic mess of a million open tabs on my computer. I was sitting on the couch watching personal development YouTube videos in an attempt to procrastinate productively — in other words, procrastinating by watching somewhat meaningful content…


But I’d only recommend reading two out of the three.

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Here’s what you’ll be reading. I’ve taken the most personally impactful idea from three books that cost less than $20 on Amazon. Maybe they’re relevant to you; perhaps they’re not. But since you’re here already, there’s no harm in scrolling down and checking them out. …


Writing frequently will not guarantee success, but not doing so will guarantee failure.

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At the beginning of the month, my top article had accumulated just over 350 views. By the end of the month, I had an article that has amassed over 15K views and counting.

I posted ten articles in that month. Six were curated by Medium. Two of them were distributed…


#3: The key to dealing with CHANCE events is to prepare strategies beforehand.

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My family played a lot of board games when I was growing up — we’d always make a night out of it. …


My experiences after getting my first large, visible tattoo.

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I remember the moment the needle touched my skin for the first time. I was bare-chested, reclined on an uncomfortable leather chair. Even though my eyes were closed, I could feel the artist’s face getting closer to my body. My palms were sweating, and I clenched my jaw as I…


Setting goals, cardio, and self-care during a pandemic.

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Among the outcomes of COVID-19 was my own selfish issue — a set of fitness plans left unfulfilled and ruined by the gym closures.

Fitness was a significant part of my life. I would go to the gym five times per week. On average, my workouts were 90 minutes long…


From one guy to another, we need to educate ourselves.

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou.

I read this book in 2010, when I was 15 years old. As a young boy, it changed my life trajectory and was fundamental in developing my character and principles. It motivated an introspective journey to challenge the beliefs I…


You cannot gain anything without first giving something in return.

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You want to live a better life. You want to be successful. You want to be happy. You want to love and feel loved. You want to experience life to the fullest. However, I’ve noticed that wants rarely become realities.

We have a skewed perception of the journey to living…


Two friends who have challenged my perspective on politics and wealth.

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Our society has lost the ability to communicate effectively. We are more interested in shouting over other people than listening and discussing ideas with civility and compassion. …


Real friendships. No funny business.

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I was reflecting on an article I wrote a few months ago about the benefits of having an opposite-sex friendship. The article received some unsavoury comments — I deleted anything that was inappropriate or misogynistic. …

Tenzin Ozaki

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