Deep Existence

Smart Strategies For Hawk-Like Focus, Healthier Habits, And Self-Mastery

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Why Anyone Can Be Confident


Studies show that people who are moderately overconfident benefit from it. The reason? They act according to their overconfidence, which brings them more opportunities to meet that standard. Others may have a more realistic point of view, which acts as their ceiling. Be Confident…

The Benefits of Doing Nothing for Five Minutes A Day


This guest post is by Daniel Zandt. Daniel covers the scientific benefits of meditation and gives a great guide for different ways to do it. I hope you enjoy this as much as I did! 

Have you ever heard the old adage, “The power is within you”?

It’s one of those sayings that we tend to skim over. “Great!” the response will usually be, “But the sentiment doesn’t sit with the lived experience of my day-to-day life.” And it’s true. In the pursuit of our goals we have an array of “outside” needs: for information, experience, mentorship, and money. But those are not our only needs. See The Benefits…

Use An Idea Pad To Absorb Online Distractions


Simple solutions are the best ones. (photo by Rick Payette)

Have you noticed that when you focus on your work, it generates new ideas?

New ideas are great, but I’ve noticed that they are often strong enough to pull me away from my current task. That’s a problem, because effectiveness comes from focusing on a specific piece of work and executing, not following every glowing trail you see. Those who follow the glowing trails often get lost doing so. Also, why are the trails glowing?  Focus Better…

Why You Should Stop Caring About Results

no worries

Plot twist: there’s an ant hill underneath her. Run! Photo by a n i. Y.

In school, I didn’t care about my grades.

It was only in my later high school years that I did my homework regularly (whoever invented homework is the worst).

But the reason I still had decent grades (my college GPA was 3.43) is because I was a master test taker. And my secret of success was… apathy. Care Less And Win…

5 Reasons People Fail With Mini Habits

wrong way

photo by jayRaz

My book, Mini Habits, has been a bestseller for more than seven months straight, selling over 16,000 copies in that time. It’s also the highest-rated habit book on the market because of the success people are having with it. It is in the process of being translated for publication in other countries. It easily outsells traditionally-published books in the same niche.

In short, the mini habits strategy is very effective and it has made a big impact so far. See Why They Fail…