How To Be A Good Friend Part 2 (Inconsistency, Disrespect & Mind Games)

This is part 2 of How to be a good friend, and in this video, I talk about friendship issues surrounding inconsistency in behavior, being disrespectful, and playing mind games.  (more…)

Don't look for society to give you permission to be yourself. -Steve Maraboli

Don’t look for society to give you permission to be yourself. – Jared Chan

When you understand that society is a rigid construct of hierarchical dominance borne out of a necessity for stability and the expression of aggression, you’ll understand that no one is going to give you permission to do anything, unless it’s to submit to their will and work for them, essentially becoming them.  (more…)

Mistakes are inevitable but failure is only inevitable if you give up. – Jared Chan

Mistakes are inevitable but failure is only inevitable if you give up. – Jared Chan

Have you ever heard of the concept that someone will die trying? The reality is that we all will die trying at some point in time and it’s at that moment that we are cut off from pursuing our hopes, ambitions, and dreams.  (more…)

Internal Happiness vs Material Success

Are you optimizing your life for internal happiness or material success? Of course, these things are not mutually exclusive but there does seem to be plenty of hard working people reporting a lack of internal happiness.  (more…)

The Truth About Following Your Dreams

The truth is that most people give up on their dreams. They’ve lost motivation, they don’t believe in their own personal development or self-improvement, and that’s because personal growth is hard work and life is already hard for most people.  (more…)

The Number 1 Thing You Can Do To Be Happy

When I was thinking about how to be happy I looked back into my own personal development and realized that to be happier in life I’d often turn to honesty as a way to increase my happiness long term. (more…)

3 Secrets to Unlocking Your Potential

Unlocking our potential seems to be a secret as no one throughout school, university, working life, or at home seems to be interested in actually helping us become the best version of ourselves. (more…)