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Back Away from the Kool-Aid! (A Guide to Setting Aside Your Ego, Saving Face, and Perhaps Even Becoming Successful)
Aug07

Back Away from the Kool-Aid! (A Guide to Setting Aside Your Ego, Saving Face, and Perhaps Even Becoming Successful)

WE, AS A SOCIETY, ARE DROWNING IN “KOOL-AID” [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.] In the United States, we have a popular idiom called...

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You Can’t Say You’ve Made It If You Haven’t Been Hated (The Truth About Haters and Trolls)
Jan08

You Can’t Say You’ve Made It If You Haven’t Been Hated (The Truth About Haters and Trolls)

I REMEMBER MY FIRST HATERS LIKE IT WAS YESTERDAY It was the spring of 2012. I was 29 years old and had just dropped from my all-time high weight of 197 lbs. (at 5’10”) to 156 lbs. (nine lbs. below my weight as a high school junior) before settling in at a very healthy 162-165 lbs.—a feat I’d accomplished in public on my first YouTube channel, which I’d created really as nothing more than a video weight loss...

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