Cory Groshek | Manifestation Machine
7 Lessons I’ve Learned Since Self-Publishing My Debut Children’s Book (And What Other Writers and Authors Can Learn from My Mistakes)
May03

7 Lessons I’ve Learned Since Self-Publishing My Debut Children’s Book (And What Other Writers and Authors Can Learn from My Mistakes)

[Disclosure: The following content includes links to products and/or services on Amazon.com. If you make a purchase through these links, we will receive a commission from Amazon.com, which will support Manifestation Machine and help keep our content free. You will not incur any additional charges in exchange for your support.] On December 6th, 2016, I self-published my first book, a middle grade fiction novel entitled Breaking Away:...

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The WWE’s Roman Reigns: Living Proof That Being Hated Means You’ve Made It
Apr01

The WWE’s Roman Reigns: Living Proof That Being Hated Means You’ve Made It

Earlier this year, WWE Superstar Roman Reigns accomplished something that no “baby face” (pro wrestling lingo for a so-called “good guy”) has accomplished when he was named Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s Most Hated Wrestler of 2016. Additionally, the man is mercilessly booed in a way no “baby face” has ever been booed before (including John Cena, his predecessor in many ways and a man who himself is serenaded with “Cena sucks”...

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Will Your Nudes Be the Next to Leak? (Why Taking Sexual Selfies is a VERY Bad Idea)
Mar25

Will Your Nudes Be the Next to Leak? (Why Taking Sexual Selfies is a VERY Bad Idea)

Many news outlets are calling it “The Fappening 2.0”: A brand new trove of “private” photographs, apparently stolen from a multitude of celebrities’ electronic devices, has popped up online and now the likes of the WWE’s Paige, Maria Kanellis-Bennett, and Summer Rae, as well as Hollywood starlets Emma Watson and Amanda Seyfried (to name a few), are scrambling to save their dignity (or what’s left of it). And to think, all of this...

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What We Can All Learn from Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and His Drivers’ Mistakes
Mar02

What We Can All Learn from Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and His Drivers’ Mistakes

Recently, the CEO of online transportation network company Uber, Travis Kalanick, found himself in some hot water of his own making when dashcam video of a confrontational conversation he had with one of his Uber Black drivers leaked online. The video, which was obtained by Bloomberg and is embedded below, puts 40-year-old Kalanick’s true colors on full display and reveals him to be extremely out-of-touch with the day-to-day reality...

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How to Quit a Job You Hate (And Why You Haven’t Done It Yet)
Jan30

How to Quit a Job You Hate (And Why You Haven’t Done It Yet)

Do you hate your job? Do you find yourself daydreaming constantly about how great it would be to quit? Have you ever psyched yourself up to the point where you were about to do just that, only to have gotten “cold feet” at the last minute? And do you still believe, despite the fact that you haven’t done it yet, that someday—hopefully very soon—you’ll find the courage to quit? Well, I have to break it to you: You probably never will....

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Is Happiness Really a Choice? (The Truth About Depression and What You Can Do About It)
Jan21

Is Happiness Really a Choice? (The Truth About Depression and What You Can Do About It)

“HAPPINESS IS A CHOICE” Never before, in the history of the Internet, have I seen four words set off such a firestorm of debate. On one side, we have those who agree with the above statement and believe that happiness is indeed a choice (or an “inside job”, if you will), and on the other, we have those who vehemently disagree and believe that it is a result of external circumstances (or, in other words, what happens to...

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