Michael Paine

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How to Make Millions Online

My basic needs were being met through a process allowing for a slow drip of what I needed into my body. It was painful. I wanted to be well but I was …

Siblings

Why You Should Be Giving Away $20,000 Every Day!

“Okay.”<p>I picked up the phone and dutifully dialed 9-1-1.<p>I am not sure if it even rang.<p>Some one picked up almost right away.<p>I quickly put my hand over …

Hung Up

What is the formula for success?

I didn’t want to go to the graveyard.<p>“Come on, let’s go!” they said.<p>It was night so it was dark. I was afraid more of getting caught than actually …

Middle School

Why You Should Give Up

“You’ll never amount to anything!”<p>Sadly they were right.<p>But not for the reasons you think. You see the thing is that these words are thrown out at …

Self-improvement

10 Waze to Improve

I’m done.<p>Nothing could convince me that this was worth it anymore.<p>This game is stupid. I am tired of playing along with things that I think are not …

Apps

10 Advantages of Being Unprepared

I must have some look about me because I have been approached several times by strangers about it.<p>They look at me. Some in desperation. Some in …

TV shows

7 MORE WAYS TO DIAL BACK WHEN YOU ARE OVEREXTENDED

“We could just get in the car and drive away to Columbia and become drug lords.”<p>I was trying to convince my wife that we could leave all the stress …

TED Talks

10 Ways To Become A Morning Person

I would say there are also “morning people” and “not morning people”.<p>Wanting to wake up early makes sense. Especially because you would be joining …

General Motors

Why You Should Quit Writing

Whether it is on a Lyft ride, in a great book, online through social networking or in person, meeting new people always gets me thinking about how …

Texas Rangers

16 Ways to Dial Back When You Are Overextended

Looking back, the situation was not all that bad…<p>But at the time it seemed terrible. I was working, going to school, and doing who knows what else. I …

Time I

10 Ways to Achieve Stress Relief

This was how my life was going to end.<p>My emotions were reeling. My feelings were raw. Then anger raged.<p>The roller coaster of life had taken another …

Self-help

10 Ways Zoning Out Improved My Life +1 Opportunity for More

This happened at this time everyday.<p>I sat in my desk terrified.<p>I was about to be called on to give my presentation in front of the class.<p>I had a fear …

Time I

Null Apocalypse

Like I don’t belong.<p>A hanger-on-er.<p>Never being the guy on the main stage. Always in the background. I’ve never wanted to be the star, but that …

J.R.R. Tolkien

Women of virtue and values

A friend of mine, Becca, has written a great article about Tessa Virtue.<p>Tessa is a Canadian ice skater who competes together with Scott Moir. Virtue …

Audrey Hepburn

10 Ways To Choose Yourself on Periscope

ICYMI: Periscope is Now Available for Android<p>But more on that in a moment.<p>First I want to share with you part of my Choose Yourself journey. If …

Periscope

How Unlearning Saved My Life

<i>“The most necessary part of learning is unlearning our errors.” — Zeno</i><p>Generally on long drives I don’t get a sense of fatigue until the third or …

Jesus

Mad Men, Game of Thrones, and A Stroll Down Memory Lane

I have no idea.<p>I’ve watched only about 20 minutes of the show once when it was on in the background of my in-laws house during a family</b> …

Mad Men

How to Improve These 15 Exocitic Hotels

We like the outdoors.<p>We have a plan to make money.<p>We want to get some land and live in a yurt.<p>We saw it on TV.<p>The idea is to get enough land to have …

Libraries

How To Have A Wedding Under $10K

<b>I have</b> and will share with you how, but first I have a question for you:<p>Have you heard “Do You Believe In Love” by Huey Lewis and The News?<p>It’s …

Weddings

11 Shows The History Channel Needs to Produce

It is because I think I am better than everyone else who watches dumb TV shows.<p><b>Kidding.</b><p>I think I’ve had TV withdrawal before…<p>TV Withdrawal …

World History

Hot Sports Opinions

I am not exactly up to speed on all the celebrity gossip.<p>Truth be told I do click on the articles from time to time when a headline grabs my …

Middle School

How to Solve World Problems

<i>“It’s because I haven’t courage,” said Samuel. “I could never quite take the responsibility. When the Lord God did not call my name, I might have</i> …

Armed Conflict

Death, Distractions, Depression, Debt, Disappointment, and Dreams

<b>Death</b><p>“Death, where is your victory? Death, where is your sting?”<p>Yet we still fear dying. I myself am usually not focused on my death. But from time …

Personal Finance

Day Trippin’… Searching For Something

I could have ended up in jail, the hospital, or worse…<p>My heart was racing.<p>All that I could think was that I was going to die.<p>The cars were coming …

Time I

How To Make History

<b>The short answer:</b><p>Do anything.<p><b>The long answer:</b><p>The Orioles and White Sox will play Wednesday at Camden Yards in a game that will be closed to the …

Inflammation

Fail?

Failure is an option.<p>Usually not desired. Unless you are into self-sabotage. But failure is an option.<p>The deal with accepting failure is that it can …

Schadenfreude

Not gonna happen…

Sorry if I disappoint anybody but I am not going to be able to blog today.<p>Maybe I am just disappointed myself.<p>Hope this finds you all in good …

Motivation

How Starbucks Didn’t Have to Lose $4 Million and 9 Other Book Ideas

Doubts. Worries. Fears.<p>If I don’t admit to having these I am lying.<p>I don’t have any of these.<p>That’s a lie.<p>It was a test to see if you and I were …

Personal Finance

One Looks So Much Cooler…

Lazy or Hardworking?<p>Sometimes I wonder if I am lazy with fits of productivity and hard work or if I am a productive hard worker with fits of …

Procrastination

Happy 100th!

Well my streak did at least.<p>But that is okay because I am ok with it.<p>As much as I am trying to Become An Idea Machine for <b>Day 100</b>of Claudia’s book I …

Self-Pity