“Wanting” Kills

You’re at your most relaxed, positive, impactful when your mind is on the present. Wanting your present to be different than it is, rejecting what is, is what causes suffering. I find I’m actually least effective and happy when I’m concerned about the future and thinking about infinite what-ifs (that usually have negative outcomes). If this sounds like you, take a breath, and accept what is. Accept where you are right now. Only when you drop the negativity can you be happy.

Count Your Wins

Right in the morning, I weighed myself. I lost 10 lbs in the last month. Macros and Fernanda have helped me get on a healthy track. Geydis calculated my macros for me and I’m never hungry. And Fernanda makes every meal delicious. Follow her blog Vibes For Dinner to see the proof (and the amazing recipes.) My other big win: I scored an interview for a summer internship in Communications. The company I applied to work for invited all the candidates to the office to get to know us, and I killed it. My one-minute pitch was fire and I met …

Podcasts Are Your Friend

So Progress Report has become a podcast. First video linked here. The format allows people to interact and share and get to know one another. I went all-in on podcasts since listening to the Joe Rogan Experience. You’re in traffic anyway. Might as well listen to some of the funniest, smartest, most successful people out there. Podcasts let that happen. To get you started, I’ve listed a few of my favorite podcast episodes. You can find these on iTunes Podcasts. 1. The Joe Rogan Experience #930 – Will MacAskill (philosopher) 2. The Church of What’s Happening Now: with Joey Coco Diaz …