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7 things holding you back in life

We have one chance on this green planet. We have one shot at living, laughing, and squeezing every drop of fun out of this life. We have one run and we still keep wasting it waiting for someone else’s approval. We keep squandering our gifts because “He” or “She” is standing in our way and for dozens of other reasons. We’ll be discussing some of those below. 1. Fear Fear is one of the strongest emotions....

January 13, 2022 · 7 min · Saqib Razzaq

6 Ways to be Productive When Tired

You come home wasted by an exhausting day. You’re drenched in sweat or headache. You drag your body and thud into the couch. You’re thankful the freaking day is finally over. But wait, you have more to do. You have side hustles to take care of. You have messages to respond to. “What the heck?” you murmur. “How am I supposed to move and get more done?” you ask yourself....

January 12, 2022 · 5 min · Saqib Razzaq

5 lessons I learned working $2 an hour for 22 months

I started by making $2 an hour and still thinking I had it great. I knew this was barely the minimum wage. I knew everyone else was getting paid much more. Despite all of that, I still felt like the richest man. This job allowed me to achieve my grandest aspiration as a 20-year-old. Take care of my family. Despite getting paid low, I had an amazing time in the first ten months....

January 11, 2022 · 6 min · Saqib Razzaq

9 Ways to Journal When You Don't Want to

Journaling can elevate your thought process, provide clarity and help find the answer to the most crucial questions about yourself. The fact that you’re already figuring out how to journal even when you don’t feel like shows you don’t need further convincing about the benefits it can provide. I’ve asked myself how to start journaling a thousand times. I’ve started and stopped dozens of times and walked away with the guilt for failing to keep up with my promises....

January 10, 2022 · 10 min · Saqib Razzaq

The only rule you need to make dreams come true

We dig the rotten tombs. We read books. We explore the ancient scripts and writings. We explore and analyze the histories of the greatest generals and leaders of the past centuries. We’re looking for ways to live a better and more fulfilling life. We’re looking for that secret that helps us push through the hard times, get more done with less effort, and achieve our true potential. The secret has been staring us in the face all along....

January 8, 2022 · 3 min · Saqib Razzaq