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Be Selfish

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Prior to departure, flight attendants always give the same instructions. They show passengers how to fasten their seatbelts. They point out the emergency exits. And then they explain what happens if there’s a drop in … Continued

Why You’re Getting Fat

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It’s not you. Stop blaming yourself. Whether it’s the fact that you packed on a few pounds. Or started smoking. Or you’ve been slacking at work or school. It’s not you. It’s your environment. The … Continued

The Secret To Success

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The reason we took a break was simple. We were burnt out. Frustrated. We felt stuck and confused. So we left. For one whole month. And at some point during our time off, something happened. … Continued

Do This If You’re In Love

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I received an email this week that stood out to me. It was a young man in love. He’d been friends with a girl for years and only recently realized he had feelings for her. … Continued

Fuck Small Talk

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Fuck small talk. Fuck “Good, how are you?” Fuck chatting about last night’s sports game. Fuck the Netflix show. Tell me about what you’re curious about. Talk to me about that time you messed up … Continued

Suicide

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123 people kill themselves every day. In the United States alone. Kate Spade. Anthony Bourdain. My great-uncle. A classmate. Brothers, sisters, moms, dads, friends, relatives. All with their own stories. Their own demons. And I’m … Continued

You Know Nothing

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I’m confused all the time. Every new book I read, every new experience I have, I fall down a deeper well of uncertainty. There are infinite opinions. Endless ways to live. From Buddhist monks to … Continued

I Got Rejected By A Girl

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I decided to co-create Yes Theory because I got rejected by a girl. It was June 2015 in Montreal. Every summer there’s the Mural Festival. Street artists from around the world come to decorate the … Continued

Life Lessons In Surfing

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Last year I decided to take up surfing. It’s freaking hard. Surfing is unlike any other sport I’ve ever tried. It’s packed with analogies and life lessons. While I’m out in the water, I spend … Continued

10 Books To Change Your Life

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Once in a while you find a book that completely shakes your world. These are the books that did that for me. Hope you enjoy and let me know if you have any recommendations of … Continued

The Quote That Changed My Life

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I used to be convinced I’d find myself. That through travel, reading, and school, one day I’d stumble upon my ‘calling.’ And of course, I never did. By the time I was 19, I felt … Continued

Stop Counting Score

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The first two years of Yes Theory were stressful. For me, it wasn’t because we were building something from the ground up. I loved that. Instead, it was because I couldn’t stop checking the results. … Continued

You’re Dying

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There’s a trick that’s changed my life. It’s odd and slightly embarrassing, but it works. Every morning, I sit down and meditate. And around thirty minutes in I look up and imagine I’m about to … Continued

Why We’re Unhappy

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We are living, breathing hunter gatherers stuck in an age of robots. Our vacations are planned out like scripts for actors. Our classrooms and workplaces are scheduled to the dot. Our meals are identical to … Continued