9 to 5. A death sentence or just a prisoner’s barred dreams.

Reading Time: 3 minutes

forked from: Medium.com

In 1969, an offer came to hell.

Quit your job, and I’ll give you $100 a month for the rest of your life.

The offer came from John Martin, publisher and founder of Black Sparrow Press. Charles Bukowski — still an unknown writer — had spent his last decade at a “soul-wrenching” post office job.



Become Unstoppable. 30 behaviors and habits you should adopt

Reading Time: 12 minutes

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.

Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don’t compete with anyone but themselves. You never know what they will do — only that you will be forced to respond. Even though they don’t compete with you, they make you compete with them.

Are you unstoppable? By the end of this blog you will be.


Four Ways To Earn Extra Money While Keeping (Or Preparing To Quit) Your Day Job

Reading Time: 5 minutes

forked from fastcompany.com

Imagine lying on a beach, sunlight hitting your face and sand between your toes. You grab your phone and check your bank balance to find that it’s increased $500 since sunrise. This may seem like a fantasy, but for some savvy entrepreneurs, it’s the reality of their passive income streams.



Become a Lion Among Sheep With These 10 Daily Rituals

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Trevor Oldham

We live in a society of sheep. People are sensitive to everything. A world where people need safe spaces because their feelings got hurt. If we don’t prefer something, we complain. People think life isn’t fair to only them. They put the blame on others instead of themselves. It’s in this world, one breed that stands tall. Lions will rise against the sheep.


Side view of woman sitting in lotus position on lakeshore with focus on stack of stones

Why Meditation is the Ultimate Tool for Success

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forked from pickthebrain.com

For hundreds of centuries, mystical Hindu sages and modest Buddhist monks have understood the immense health benefits one receives from a regular meditation practice. Only more recently, however, have the life-affirming affects of meditation been scientifically verified in the western world. Over the past two decades, in particular, an ever-expanding base of research has shown how individuals can experience beneficial changes at every level of their being. At the psychical level, for example, Noble Prize winning biologist Elizabeth Blackburn has shown how meditation has the potential to actually slow the aging process. At the emotional level, John Kabat-Zinn, the founder and director of the mindfulness-based stress reduction program at the University of Massachusetts, has repeatedly verified the practice’s ability to decrease individuals’ levels of stress. And at the cognitive level, University of Harvard researchers have determined that regular meditation increases cortical thickness in the area of the brain that handles memory and learning.