How to be happy

When I was doing a lot of TV, I would take questions from viewers. Literally 99% of questions would fall into the same 5 categories: I’m in debt. How do I pay it off? My credit card company did X to me. What should I do? I want to buy X. Can I afford it? I just had kids. ...

How I learned to believe in myself

A few weeks ago, I asked you to send me your toughest, most burning questions. I got thousands of responses, and I'll be answering as many as I can in the upcoming months. Here was one of the most surprising ones I got: People wanted to know how to start believing in themselves. For example: "What was the first thing ...

Persuasion surprise: Sometimes I give the wrong advice on purpose

Today I’m going to share some subtle techniques on how to persuade other people to do something. If you remember, when I started my site, none of my friends would read it, even though many of them had big money issues, so I had to learn how to reach people by doing some very unconventional persuasive tactics. You might ...

How to get unstuck (new 1-hour mini-course with BJ Fogg)

You know when you go to the gym for 3 months straight, then miss a day (“I’ll go tomorrow...”) ...then you end up skipping the next 3 weeks? Why do we stop doing things we actually want to do? Jerry Seinfeld knew why -- and he knew the secret of momentum: He told me to get a big wall ...

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Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail

New Year’s resolutions are kind of like a drunk uncle. You know you shouldn’t take him too seriously...but you can’t help but laugh and play along when he comes around once a year. It’s become popular for people to make fun of New Year’s resolutions (they never work!) in an almost gleeful way (why ...

The Top 5 Productivity Mistakes

My friend told me a ridiculous story about his mom. She lives in a small town in northern California, and one day she called him up. “You have to try this new restaurant that opened down the street! It’s delicious!” “Really!” he said. “What kind of food is it?” “Mexican! I’ve never had anything like it. It’s ...

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