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[26 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Subtle Conspiracy Against Self-Discipline | BOOK EXCERPT |

“Ironically, whereas the American tradition once centered around an ethic of thrift and industriousness, it’s now mutated into a culture of sloth and indulgence. So becoming privy to this trend – devising means to prevent it fro developing within yourself – is as critical to building discipline in the digital age as any of the more personal, internal dynamics involved.”

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[22 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Inspirational Quotes & Detailed Excerpts from ‘HOW TO CONQUER YOURSELF’

“Don’t let circumstances define your identity for you: don’t let financial troubles, a failed romance or any other setback puppeteer you into who you’re going to be…”

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[20 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Demi Lovato Speaks on Confidence, Emotional Strength & Conquering Yourself

“…What you’ll find is that a lot of what other people are doing – the parties, rap music, excessive consumerism, the stuff Demi was talking about – a lot of that is their way of AVOIDING what you’re actually drawn to. So remember, ‘Conquer Yourself’ because, as Demi Lovato says, ‘being a badass is handling your shit.’

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[19 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Be Creative AND Dominant: Use Intelligence to Rule Your World with Self-Direction

Remember, “Intelligence rules the world; ignorance carries the burden,” and most people USE their intelligence to disguise which half of the equation they’re actually on.

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[16 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
WHY “WILLPOWER” IS TOO RELIGIOUS: The True Historical, Cultural & Sociopolitical Origins of Willpower

“Remember, willpower is an energy-dynamic to be found in one’s body and mind, not a religious virtue to be found in one’s character. Just as time-management is played out because it stems from the Industrial Revolution, ‘willpower’ is too religious because it stems from the Victorian Age…”

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[13 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Random Q&A Video Interview on Motivation & Willpower

Here’s a random Q&A session I did with a friend on building motivation, cultivating willpower, the importance of knowing your purpose, the historical, religious, cultural and sociopolitical origins of our willpower concepts, maintaining energy levels and much more.

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[12 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Plato’s Philosophy on What It Means to Conquer Yourself

“For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories; to be conquered by self is of all things the most shameful and vile…” ~ Plato

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[8 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
How to Develop Systems, Be More Structured, Organized, etc. (Harlem Radio Show Excerpt)

“To people who are creative, if you say, ‘Hey you need a better system,’ they’ll say, ‘No I like to be free-formed.’ And people who are very structured and organized, if you say, ‘Hey you need to loosen up a little bit,’ they’ll say, ‘No, I like to be structured.’

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[7 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
NEW VIDEO | Where the Title “Conquer Yourself” Comes From…

“Usually when I do a YouTube video it gets about 1000 hits…I’ll usually max out at about 3K. Then I did a short tutorial called ‘How to Conquer Yourself’ and got *26,000*. And I can take a hint, statistics don’t lie, y’know?…I even have a section in the book about that.”

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[6 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Speak to Yourself w/ a Syntax of STRENGTH

speak to yourself with a syntax of strength: when you catch yourself thinking in terms of a weaker, past identity, PAUSE, tag that character out like a game of Marvel vs. Capcom and substitute it with the language of a stronger, more conscious warrior.