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.

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5 quick tricks 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.

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.

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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4 step problem solving process for any issue

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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I make 6 figures a year through self-published books and ebooks alone.

I’ve also used my writing skills to gain 115,000+ followers on Twitter (the social media platform that favors writers), 18,000+ subscribers to my mailing list, and 50,000 page views per month to my website.

This isn’t random. I didn’t get lucky. I hustled like a crackhead.

The Crackhead Hustle Writing Method


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4 Reasons why you shouldn’t go to college

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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How to get your life together in 10 steps

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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Why is writing important? 6 major reasons

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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19 life hacks to give you an unfair advantage

A lifehack is a secret to help you get more out of life with only a little extra effort. Here are a few I’ve learned to get further ahead faster.

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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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How to hustle like a crackhead

You don’t have to smoke crack to get the crackhead hustle, work ethic, and mindset. Read on to learn how.

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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 in 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

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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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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How to get motivated: 11 top performer secrets

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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