How to Build a Bulletproof Mind in 5 Minutes a Day

7 Things I learned from taking 176 cold showers in a row “Today I escaped anxiety. Or no, I discarded it, because it was within men, in my own perceptions — not outside.” — Marcus Aurelius In December 2015, I got serious about my journey to healing my anxiety. I had just quit my job […]

10 Unorthodox Ways You Can Thrive In The Face of Fear 

I cried the first day I quit my job and decided to run this blog full time. I had a safe job. I had been recently promoted. But I wanted more. I’m scared because I write. I’m scared because I’ve chosen a path where I share publicly. I’m scared because recently people started listening. I’m […]

Advice On Anxiety No One Tells You

Enough is enough. You and I need to have a conversation. Why is it that some people heal their anxiety and some don’t? Is it because of their race? Or their geographic location? Maybe it’s because they make more money? No, no. Those don’t sound right. Okay, so what is it then that leaves some […]

Why You Should Meditate Like The Dalai Lama

The greater danger for most of us in not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we hit it.” – Aristotle  Burn your fucking boats.” – Tony Robbins Stop trying to be perfect. Stop worrying about the “right” app or what time to meditate. Or […]

What Kind of Run Are You On?

Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!” – Lewis Carroll Running can be cold, miserable and isolating. At least that was my initial experience when I started training […]

Manxiety Diaries: 40-Something Canadian Football Coach

Today is the first post in the Manxiety Diaries series, based on New York Magazine’s Sex Diaries, where I ask anonymous men to record a week in their anxious and stressed out lives with the hope that it will help others who are going through something similar not feel alone. Check back each week for […]

Freedom Is Possible: Here is How to Start the Journey

A person’s success in life can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have.” – Tim Ferriss   The hardest conversation I have ever had was with myself. Tough conversations fucking suck, especially the ones when you have to come to grips with a truth that you […]

The Catastrophe Checklist Manifesto: Simple Art of Overcoming Any (Shitty) Situation

  In the event of decompression, an oxygen mask will automatically appear in front of you. Place it firmly over your nose and mouth, secure the elastic band behind your head, and breathe normally. If you are traveling with a child or someone who requires assistance, secure your mask on first, and then assist the […]

10 Things I Had to Give Up to Heal My Anxiety

  To achieve something great, it is more important to focus on what you need to take away rather than what you need to add. Although there is a certain fetishization with productivity in modern society, I believe adding habits is a form of procrastination. If you are anything like I used to be, you […]

How to Create The Definitive Toolbox to Overcome Stress

“If we want to overcome our anxiety and feel good about ourselves, it’s not enough to invest in outer things. We have to make investments in our inner life as well. . . It’s never too late to open that door.” — Lawrence Levy If you are anything like I used to be, you probably put mornings right […]

It Is The Desire To Change, Not The Changes That Matter

“The same thinking that has led you to where you are is not going to lead you to where you want to go.” —Albert Einstein The odd thing about overcoming anything difficult in life is that even when you overcome it, the looming thoughts of its resurgence is always top of mind. For 18-months I was […]

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