You can’t fake it to make it. It just doesn’t work that way. For example, I wouldn’t be able to call myself an amazing accountant. I don’t have a portfolio. I don’t have testimonials. I’m not that good at math. I got a B in … Continue readingWhy “Fake It ’Til You Make It” Doesn’t Work
There is something called the novelty effect. It’s when you get something new. It is fun. It is exciting. After some time, those feelings fade away. It either becomes a thing you use as a tool or disregard and toss out your life. After experiencing … Continue readingHow Do I Overcome the Belief That I Have to Be a Millionaire/Billionaire to Enjoy Life?
Someone on Quora asked: I’m 17. I used to have everything. My parents lost it all. Now I’m depressed and I find it hard to leave my bed everyday because I have anxiety attacks in bathrooms. What should I do? This was my response: Most … Continue readingI’m a Teenager with Depression. What Should I Do?
Recently, I spoke at Cal Poly Pomona to kickstart their Hackathon, Hackpoly 2015: Hackpoly 2015 Keynote Speech – Your Roadmap to Success I shared my personal story then covered these key points as the basis on how to become a better programmer: 1. Consistent and Neverending … Continue readingHow Can I Get Better at Programming?
If you want to be good at socializing, you need as much useless knowledge you can gather. Current events. Sports statistics. Food recommendations. Celebrity gossip. What is going on in politics. Random facts. etc. After you have this information, you need to go to where … Continue readingHow Do I Get Better at Socializing?
My friend Holly Ridings once said, “Did you know that if you have a fridge in your own home, that you’re richer than 75% of the world?” I said, “Whoa, no way!” She said, “Yeah, look it up!” So I did. Now if people ask … Continue readingHow Do You Avoid Answering the Question “Are You Rich?”
Once you stop growing, that is when you start dying. Each day, you either become an improved version of yourself, or you take steps backwards and regress to a prior state. We don’t really see these changes throughout each day we live. Instead, we notice … Continue readingYour Game Plan to Becoming a Better Version of Yourself
The first thing to do would be to make sure you do it in a private setting. Doing things in public can always create unforeseen circumstances that will not be pleasant for anyone. E.G. Embarrassment, causing a scene, losing trust, etc. The second thing to … Continue readingWhat’s the Best Way to Give Constructive Criticism?
Well, here’s the thing. If you get in the front seat of your car and start it while you’re wasted, you can get arrested for 24 hours or longer and issued a DUI. Even if your car doesn’t move. Now if you do start moving, … Continue readingHow Do I Drive a Car While I Am Drunk?
1. Stop thinking. 2. Get up out of bed. 3. Take a shower. 4. Get dressed. 5. Drink a glass of water. 6. Eat breakfast. 7. Go for a walk towards somewhere pleasant. 8. Pay attention to what is around you. 9. Get immersed in … Continue readingWhat Do I Do When I Run out of Hope?