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Don’t treat them like little kids. (The #1 mistake young adults make when dealing with their controlling parents)

[ 2 min read ] Let’s say you were born as a Catholic (your parents were Catholics and raised you as a Catholic). As long as they’re Catholics they will expect that you’ll be a Catholic. That’s true in most families. They want you to be Catholic because they can’t... Read more →


Focus on what you can do! (There is always something you can do)

[ 1 min read ] Focusing solely on things we can’t do is futile. Never in the whole history of mankind focusing exclusively on things we can’t do produced any results. Not even once! Nobody who focused on impossibility alone ever did anything, let alone something remarkable. It’s only when... Read more →


On adulthood (and the #1 reason people never get what they want in life)

[ 1 min read ] When you realize that it's all on you / that it's not your parents’ or anybody else’s responsibility, your life or how you feel. When you don't have expectations that your parents should do (should have done) this or that / should give (should have... Read more →


The crazy ones

[ 1 min read ] In his book Whatever You Think, Think the Opposite Paul Arden wrote: Having an original point of view is a novelty. Recognizing its value is intelligent. Having the courage to stand up for it in the face of public opinion is what makes you a... Read more →