How To Deal With Contradicting Advice and Theories

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3 min read

Do you ever get confused when you read articles or books? One person says you should do X, and the other person says you should avoid doing X. Instead, you should do Y! A lot of advice contradicts each other.

It’s no wonder a lot of my readers and people I work with are often confused when they read a lot. One reader recently emailed me this:

“I have searched on the internet but many articles contradict each other. Some articles consider using a mobile phone as healthy because it is good for the brain. While others consider it as unhealthy because of the radiation coming out of it.”

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Life Is A Series Of Games: Only Play To Win

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5 min read

Life is a series of games. Sometimes you lose, sometimes you win. We all know this.

And yet, we often keep on playing games we lose. Why is that? Don’t you like winning? I do. You know what I don’t like? Losing. 

I don’t mind losing a few games, but overall, I want to win. And I don’t think you’re any different. I’ve never met a person who said, “I LOVE to lose.”

That person doesn’t exist. People who pretend they don’t mind losing gave up on life years ago. I get it. Life is hard and when you lose a lot, you become numb. That’s why this concept is so important.

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How To Keep Going If You Don’t Know What’s Next

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3 min read

Getting started with anything is easy. Anyone can become a writer, singer, designer, illustrator, entrepreneur, you name it. But only a few keep going. 

For example, a lot of people want to start a business. But it seems like the emphasis is on starting. Most businesses don’t exist after 5 years. 

Same thing with creative professions. Aspiring writers start off strong and write for several days, weeks or months, and then move on to the next thing that catches their attention. 

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