News & Updates

Health Healing and Happiness Conference in Las Vegas in June

Feb 28, 2017

I’ll be speaking at the Health, Healing, and Happiness conference in Las Vegas, June 9-11, 2017. I went to this conference as a regular paid attendee last year and loved it, especially the top notch speakers and the amazing all-vegan food they served throughout the weekend. I made a number of dietary improvements after that conference, and it also inspired me to do a 17-day water fast last year.

The speakers include Dr. Joel Fuhrman, Dr. Michael Klaper, Dr. Brian Clement, several vegan chefs, and lots more.

This conference is ridiculously inexpensive relative to the value. If you’re able to sign up today (Feb 28th), there’s also a $20 early registration discount that’s still available. I recommend the premium pass, which is what I got last year. You get to sit in the front, enjoy delicious vegan meals (the best I’ve had at any conference ever), and enjoy the free samples that the chefs hand out. For the modest price difference relative to the cheaper passes, it’s a no-brainer.

If you attend the conference, be sure to come up and say hi! Some of our 2016 workshop attendees are already signed up, so I can introduce you to them too.

Coaching Program Update

Feb 27, 2017

If you’re interested in more details about the upcoming one-year coaching program to be launched in Spring 2017, I added a 16,000-word design doc to share the evolving design. I’ve received feedback on this project from hundreds of interested readers so far, so I’ve been working hard to carefully consider suggestions and incorporate the best ones to make the program even better.

That page shares the expected features, price, and lots more. It’s a huge read, so you may just want to skim the parts that attract your attention. I did my best to be disgustingly transparent about the thought process behind each decision. switched to https

Feb 21, 2017 is now configured to automatically use SSL for all pages on the site, so you should see every page here using https in your browser. This means that all communication to and from the site is encrypted, including the contact form.

In the past I only used SSL for order forms, but the trend these days is to push more websites into using SSL exclusively, and Google has been squawking about that especially.

My webhost SiteGround made it very easy to switch the entire site to SSL by adding this functionality to their custom caching plugin, so it only took a minute to configure it.

Free Copy of Bob Sisk’s New Marketing Book

Jan 25, 2017

One of our 2016 workshop attendees, Bob Sisk, is releasing his new book called My Marketing Sucks! : Here Are 24 Unfair Advantages to Dominate Your Market. He’s offering a free copy to readers, so if you follow the link, you can get it from Amazon at no charge for the next few days.

From Bob:

Too many great ideas, businesses and products get lost in a sea of noise. Steve, I’ve taken every tip, trick and habit that I’ve learned from all of the successful business owners I’ve worked with for the last 13 years, and put them in this book.

Enjoy the book for free, and if you feel so inclined, please share a review on Amazon.

Money MindFest and a Chance to Earn $50,000

Jan 19, 2017

If you’d like to improve your alignment with abundance, Learning Strategies is hosting a free audio streaming event called Money MindFest. It starts on Monday, January 23rd and includes interviews with ten different experts who share their wisdom on creating wealth, prosperity, and abundance. If you sign up now, you’ll get a reminder email when it starts.

Additionally, this fest will introduce a special creative challenge with a $50,000 cash prize.

Get free access to the Money MindFest, and enjoy! 🙂

Video Interview with Olivier Roland

Jan 19, 2017

French blogger Olivier Roland interviewed me in this 40-minute video about personal growth, polyphasic sleep, open relationships, and more:

Caffeine-Free Year

Jan 13, 2017

One of my goals for 2017 is to go caffeine-free for the entire year. This includes having no coffee, espresso, tea (black, green, white), caffeinated soda, chocolate, cocoa, cacao, etc. Herbal tea that’s naturally caffeine-free is okay though.

I feel this is something I just don’t need in my life this year. My mind feels sharper, calmer, and more focused without it. 🙂

Save 33% on SBI Through January 6th

Jan 4, 2017

If you’re interested in building your own passive income streams (also called evergreen income), a good service to help you achieve that goal is Site Build-It (SBI). They’re currently running a 33% off special from now through January 6th at 12 noon Eastern time.

If you want to learn more about SBI and why I recommend them, see my SBI review.

Are people actually succeeding with this service? Yup. Here are some SBI case studies, showing how people have used it successfully in different niches. And here are tons of examples of successful SBI sites that you can visit for yourself if you want to see what people are creating with it.

Many readers use SBI to get started earning passive income, especially if they need help with the mindset of believing it’s possible. Then they often go off and explore other ways of generating passive income too. SBI has a money-back guarantee, so it’s easy to try it and see if it’s a good match for you.


Dec 29, 2016

I know you’ve done something recently that deserves some acknowledgement and appreciation, and you may have been wondering if it was going to pass by unnoticed, but you’re wrong about that. So speaking as a figment in your reality matrix on behalf of the matrix itself, I just want to congratulate you for your private victory. The matrix noticed what you did, it was awesome, and we all appreciate it tremendously!

Congrats… and please keep it up!

Michael Hyatt’s Book Recommendations

Dec 28, 2016

Author, Speaker, and Coach Michael Hyatt shared his top 5 business book recommendations for 2016.

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport sounds especially aligned with my priorities for 2017, and The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter by David Sax sounds fascinating, so I just bought copies of those.

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