Category: Life-hacks

Advice & Tips, Family & Relationships, Fuck No!, Life-hacks, Self-care February 13, 2020

I don’t know you, but I know you say yes more than you want to. You go out, agree to tasks, grant favors and spend money that you’d rather not because you feel obligated – to someone else or to some idea of how you’re “supposed” to live your life. Plus, you feel guilty about […]

Advice & Tips, Get Your Shit Together, Life-hacks July 4, 2018

January promotes “New Year, New You,” March and April urge “spring cleaning,” and autumn takes you “back to school”—all perfectly fine times of the year to reassess your goals and get your life in order. But what about summer? Just because many of us (including yours truly) consider it the most fun, free-wheeling, lovely time […]

Advice & Tips, Life-hacks, Self-confidence, You Do You November 29, 2017

It’s not about changing who you are, it’s about changing the way you feel about who you are. I think of it like your ABC’s: acceptance breeds confidence. The first step toward being confident is accepting yourself for who you are–warts and all. That’s not necessarily easy to do; I certainly struggled with it for a few […]

Advice & Tips, Life-hacks, You Do You November 29, 2017

Turning your flaws into strengths is as easy as what I call “mental redecorating.” If you don’t have the time or wherewithal to do a full renovation of your house, you can redecorate and refresh the place with much less effort, right? The same goes for your mental space. In my new book, You Do […]

Get Your Shit Together, Life-hacks, Money, Work December 27, 2016

Focusing on what I hated about my life was the best motivation. There are many gurus out there for whom the word “aspirational” is a real turn-on. These folks want you to be the best version of yourself, work the hardest, and reap the most reward. And that’s all fine and dandy (I’m looking at […]

Life-hacks, The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck December 28, 2015

The NotSorry Method Shows You How. I’d like you to ask yourself the following question: Am I stressed out, overbooked, and/or underwhelmed by life? If the answer is yes to any of these, then pause for a moment to ask: Why? I’m willing to bet the answer is that you give too many fucks. Or, more specifically, […]