Archive for April 2006

The Type-Z Guide to Success With Ease

You may have read my recent interview with multi-millionaire Marc Allen. This is a review of his latest book, The Type-Z Guide to Success With Ease: A Lazy Person’s Manifesto for Wealth and Fulfillment. The Type Z-Guide presents a way to enjoy success with less stress, less hard work, and much greater ease. “Type-Z” principles…

How to Get Up Right Away When Your Alarm Goes Off

When your alarm wakes you up in the morning, is it hard for you to get up right away? Do you find yourself hitting the snooze button and going right back to sleep? That used to be part of my daily awakening ritual too. When my alarm would blare its infernal noise, I’d turn the…

To Thine Own Self Be True

How can you intelligently decide what to do with the rest of your life? And how can you find an answer that you won’t later change on a whim? Many of us face this decision for the first time in our late teens and early 20s. Some never face it at all and shrink from…

Self Magazine Sex Article

Self Magazine (May 2006 issue) has a little interview with me as part of an article titled, “Say Yes! to Sex.” The teaser line for the article is: “Remember that can’t-wait-to-do-it feeling? Here’s how to recapture it, even after a stressful day.” I did this interview almost a year ago when the writer called to…

Marc Allen Interview

Today I have a special treat for you — an exclusive interview with multi-millionaire Marc Allen. Marc Allen is the president and co-founder of New World Library, which has published some outstanding books on personal development and spirituality, including Eckhart Tolle’s The Power of Now, Shakti Gawain’s Creative Visualization, and Dan Millman’s The Way of…

Million Dollar Experiment – $1,000,000 Manifested

After passing $500,000 a few weeks ago, the Million Dollar Experiment has now surpassed $1,000,000 in what we have collectively manifested. The current total as of this morning is $1,063,351.65. As previously reported there have been several small lottery wins by experiment participants. But we nearly doubled the total manifestation when a security guard reported…

Self-Acceptance vs. Personal Growth

How do you balance self-acceptance vs. the drive to grow and improve yourself? On the one hand, it’s a good idea to accept yourself for who you are… faults and all, right? But on the other hand, isn’t it also a good idea to set goals and aim for something even better than what you…

How to Squash Negative Thought Patterns

Suppose you have the bad habit of dwelling too much on the same negative thoughts. And suppose there’s no outward physical manifestation associated to them. It’s just negative thinking, like “I’m so depressed” or “I hate my job” or “I can’t do this” or “I hate being fat.” How do you break a bad habit…

Polyphasic Sleep: The Return to Monophasic

After doing polyphasic sleep for about 5-1/2 months, I finally decided to switch back to monophasic. I made the decision about 10 days ago and have already returned to Bearsville. I went back to my previous pattern of being an early riser. So now I sleep about 6.5 hours a night and wake up with…

10 Stupid Mistakes Made by the Newly Self-Employed

Having been a non-employee for about 14 years now, I’ve made my share of stupid business mistakes. I’ve also coached a number of people to start their own businesses, and I’ve seen many of them make similar mistakes. This advice is geared towards small business owners, particularly people who are just starting (or about to…