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126: How To Deal with Uncertainty

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Now more than ever I have to keep reinventing. Today I’m talking about one of the biggest things that we as creatives deal with on a daily basis: uncertainty. It is easily the most challenging part of a career as an artist or entrepreneur. Some days it’s hard to imaging where your next job or your next paycheck will come from, sometimes it’s hard to find inspiration, other times it’s hard to motivate yourself to keep pushing and keep creating.

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124: Throw Yourself Into The Fire

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Creating moments is all about pushing yourself over that ledge into that uncomfortable zone. This past weekend, I was out in LA taking a workshop with my friends Quddus and Carmina (Camera Ready) about being in front of and behind a camera, interviewing, speaking on stage. I did this because I want to get better at my craft. I started this podcast as a way to push myself out of my comfort zone. One of my biggest fears is talking

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122: A Secret Weapon for Reading Books

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I’ve finished more books in the last month than I have in two years. Today I’m sharing a new discovery with you. I’ve never been much of a reader, but I love learning more and educating myself and feeding my brain. So I’ve found a secret to help me read books quickly. Listen in to hear the three tools that have been helping me read more books in the last month than I have in two years. I also want

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121: 5 Tools to Deal with Fear

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If you can master the way that you think, you can manifest and create greater results in your life. Today I’m talking about a challenge that every entrepreneur faces, especially creative entrepreneurs. This question and idea came from the Nion Life Community, which you can join to connect with other creatives to ask questions, get inspiration, and collaborate with others. Fear is something that every artist has to face: the fear that your work isn’t good, the fear that you

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109 Matt Gallant: 5 Mind and Body Hacks

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Anything that could get me stronger, faster, smarter, more creative, I’m into it. Today I’m talking to my friend Matt Gallant, who is a poker champion, ex-rock guitarist, has a degree in kinesiology, and is the CEO of BiOptimizers. I really wanted to share with you some of Matt’s tricks for mind and body hacking. I’ve gotten really into this kind of stuff, how to optimize your sleep, water technology, neuro-feedback, light, nootropics. I’m all about hacking the mind and

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106 Jon Levy: 4 Ingredients to Create a Successful Adventure

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The scope of your life, the size of it, is in direct proportion to how uncomfortable you’re willing to be. Today on the show I’m talking to returning guest Jon Levy, who has just come out with a book about the science of adventure. Last time Jon was on the show we talked about his influencer dinners, and how to bring people together. This time, we’re talking about something completely different: the science of adventure. Being an adventurer myself, I

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105 Does Social Media Kill Creativity?

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“Social media is a time thief of anyone who wants creative greatness.” Today on the show I’m talking about something that has been on my mind: Is social media killing your creative success? Lately I have found myself getting sucked down the creativity death trap that is social media – Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram – all of it. I get so much less done because of these internet rabbit holes! Not only does social media kill my creativity because it

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102 Letting Go

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It takes hard work to let things go but I think when we do, we’re a lot better off. Today I’m talking about something I’ve been thinking a lot about lately: letting go. I hate having anger or resentment on my plate, and I’ve been thinking about why that is. I love to feel free, to be present without negative thoughts weighing me down or holding me captive. When I hold onto things, it eats me up and keeps me

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101 Emily Fletcher: Learn to Meditate No Matter Where You Are

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The less stress you have in your body the better able you are to perform in your waking state, and I really believe that that’s the point of meditation. A year ago I took a class with Emily Fletcher of Ziva Meditation and started my daily meditation practice. The results have been amazing: jet lag affects me less, I’m able to focus better throughout the day, and am more calm and less reactive overall. It has really taken my creativity

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98 Five Pieces of Advice for My 20 Year Old Self

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I had to build everything that I have built now now from the ground up on my own. I often get asked what advice I would give my 20 year old self, so I thought I would put it in a podcast. There are definitely some things I wish I had a better grasp on when I was younger, things that I think would’ve upped my game earlier in life. Truly, there are more than five things I would tell

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