VR is a Legal Drug

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It took only 10 minutes of playing with Oculus for me to understand that our lives are going to be fundamentally changed by its existence. And probably sooner rather than later. I was visiting a friend who works for an animation company. (Insert plug: They do awesome work.) They had just bought a new super…

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How to Read More Books


What do you get from a glut of TV A pain in the neck and an IQ of three Why don’t you try simply reading a book Or could you just not bear to look A good friend asked me recently how I find time to read books. Mind you, I’m not some sort of…

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Helping Others is a Trick

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It’s a trick into helping us realize how useful we really are. How much we really have to offer the world. And it’s a self-fulfilling prophecy: We believe we’re of value because we’re helping, so we continue to do things of value. And then since we continue to do such helpful things, we believe we…

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Why I Write

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It’s been a long time coming for me to feel courageous enough to create something new and show it to others. I’ve already told you it took me two years to launch this site. But it needed to happen. I believe we all have something to bring to the world. And for now, my something…

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Two Years

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I realized last night that I’d been working on the idea for Hero in a Half Shell for over two years before I launched it. For two full years I sat on something I knew would help others, I knew was part of my contribution to the world, I knew needed to come out.And why?…

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You Have to Give a Shit


My high school debate team lost in the state tournament because I was afraid to lose. I was afraid that if I tried and we lost it would matter. It would mean I was a loser. So I didn’t practice. I slacked during mock debates, I played it all off because it was easy for…

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Finding Gratitude Every Day

For the past 3-4 months I’ve been writing at least 3 things I’m grateful for every morning. Some days it’s easy. Others, not as much. I haven’t always been great at telling people when I appreciate them or what they do. I’m a work in progress. Taking time to do it every day is like…

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The Daily Fail

I mess up/fail a lot. Every day. Anyone with me on that?

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Love and Hate

We can only love others to the extent to which we love ourselves. We can only hate others to the extent to which we hate ourselves. My goal today is to love myself a little more and hate a little less. For your sake, of course.

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Three Steps to Success

1. Get up and do the work everyday 2. Be open to feedback 3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 as long as it takes

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