Mental Mastery

Become smarter by increasing your focus and learning how to learn

Clear thinking leads to sound decision making. Sound decision making leads to a simpler, easier life.

Blog Posts

How to win an argument (without losing your temper)

If you’re arguing with fools, you’re probably one of them. Discover practical tips to win any argument

The 5 most important qualities of a good teacher

Being a great teacher boils down to 5 non-negotiable qualities. From my experience teaching and watching other teachers, I present them to you here.

9 reasons why it’s so hard to change

Change is hard, but once you understand why we resist it, then it’s no problem. This article explains why change is so hard and how to make it easier.

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12 great quotes from Annie Duke’s “Thinking in Bet”

Here are 12 great quotes from “Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts” by former professional poker player Annie Duke.

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12 reasons why math is important[And how to get better]

The following is a collection of reasons I’ve given students on why it’s important to learn math. If only one of these reasons motivates you to be a better student or makes your job as a teacher easier, then curating this list will have been well worth it.

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12 major lessons from Daryl Davis’ book “Klandestine Relationships”

Daryl Davis is a Black man who has made friends with members of the Ku Klux Klan. He wrote about his experiences. This post explores the big ideas he talks about.

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My honest Gorilla Mind Smooth review

A comprehensive review of the Gorilla Mind Smooth nootropic formula: what I think of it, how I use it, and how it compares to other popular nootropics.

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Why do I keep relapsing? (how to stop for good)

Overcoming an addiction can be hard. But it doesn’t have to be if you implement these four strategies for avoiding relapses.

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How to get unstuck in life (how I went from mediocrity to high achiever)

Discover how to get unstuck in life by increasing your motivation and power to act with the least amount of initial effort. This is the battle plan I use to get myself out of any and every rut.

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8 unexpected reasons why math is so hard

Math is can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. Part of making it easier is to understand why it’s challenging in the first place. This post explains it all.

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5 things to keep in mind for developing your writing voice

Authentic writing has a unique voice and tone to it. Your own voice and tone are what make your piece of writing unique from someone else’s. Read on to learn how to build yours.

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5 ways to instantly have good luck

In this article, I give you 5 quick tricks that will help you not only have more lucky breaks but also help you take advantage of them when they happen.

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The Hagakure: 10 best quotes and ideas

The Hagakure: The Book of The Samurai was written in the 1700s by Yamamoto Tsunetomo as a guide for samurai. These are the 10 best quotes and ideas from it.

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How to stop arguing in real life or online

Stop arguing because you will never convince someone who isn’t interested in being convinced. Do the following instead.

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The Book Of Five Rings: 10 Best Quotes And Ideas

The Book of Five Rings is almost 400 years old, but its strategy lessons are timeless. I’ve collected the ten best quotes and ideas from it that you can apply today.

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The 4 step problem solving process[With real-life examples]

This is the 4 step problem-solving process that I taught to my students for math problems, but it works for academic and social problems as well.

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6 powerful reasons to bet on yourself

Betting on yourself is the fastest way to success. Now it’s time for you to learn how and why you need to do this as well.

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4 reasons why college is a waste of time[And what to do instead]

In this day and age, college is a bad idea for so many reasons. In this article, I tell you the four major ones AND give you some alternatives.

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10 steps to get your life together in 2022[New step-by-step guide]

At 27, I was a loser. My days consisted of drinking and working a minimum-wage job. Today I’m sober, I have a fulfilling relationship, and I make good money. These are the steps I took to turn my life around.

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6 reasons why writing is important

There is no more effective method for organizing your thoughts than writing. Good writing is one of the most important skills that you can develop.

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The difference between intuition and instinct

Intuition is the result of knowledge and knowledge is the result of experience. Instinct is innate. Learn the advantages of both.

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Ed Latimore’s 16 Best Self-Discipline Quotes

This is a collection of my best quotes about self-discipline. These will help you remember what it takes to develop self-discipline and self-control.

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19 life hacks to make life easier

Here are 19 life hacks that will help to make your life easier.

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6 Quick Ways To Fix Bad Writing

Here are some great tips to make you a better writer. Following these will fix a lot of bad writing that you’re doing.

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Is karma real? 3 life lessons from a troll

You never know who’s paying attention on social media. An internet troll learns that what goes around comes around and that karma is a bitch.

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Is physics hard? How to learn basic physics

Physics isn’t hard. You just need a special approach to the math and theory involved. Here’s what you must do if you want to learn basic physics.

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Going back to school at 30: 4 things to know

If you’re thinking about going back to school, read this first. I detail my observations and experiences being an adult student in college.

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How to get better at math in 7 simple steps

This article details the simple step-by-step method I used to grasp basic arithmetic, higher-level calculus, and every math concept and level of math in between.

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Learn how to be a better person in 10 steps

If you want to be the type of person that people look up to and respect, then I present to you 10 habits that will make you a better person that you can start now.

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Physics teaches you how to be happy again

I’ve figured out many things about being a happy person despite dealing with setbacks. Learn how to increase your  happiness or get it back if you’ve been knocked down.,

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My six months with blue light blocking glasses

I’ve been using blue light blocking glasses for six months now. Here’s why I still use them (and the science behind it).

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How to focus better and improve concentration

Do you have trouble focusing one thing? Do you easily get distracted by social media? I’ll teach you how to focus better.

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13 ways to write better[A guide for any medium]

Tired of being a starving artist? Discover 12 simple ways on how to be a better writer and develop the writing skills you’ve always dreamed of.

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My honest Gorilla Mind Rush review[Gorila Mind Smooth review included]

A comprehensive review of Mike Cernovich’s Gorilla Mind Rush nootropic stack: what I think of it, how I use it, and how it compares to other products.

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9 ways to get lucky in life

There are ways to increase the odds in your favor. Improving your luck isn’t magical. If you want to learn how to get to lucky, continue reading…

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What separates professionals from amateurs

Do you want to the best or just have a hobby? If you want to learn how to be a professional, this article shows you how to stop being an amateur.

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11 top performer secrets to get motivated

Procrastination is a big enemy of accomplishing your big goals. Learn how to become motivated enough to defeat it.

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How to wake up earlier

This article will teach you the secret of how to wake up earlier. It doesn’t matter why you want to be an early riser. The only thing that matters is that you have a powerful reason for beating the sun up.

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Books I’d recommend to any friend

A curated list of the most influential, memorable, and instructive books that I have read over my entire life.

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Quick tips on concentration

My views on concentration and what I do to increase my ability to focus deeply for long amounts of time.

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