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Media Diet of Extraordinary People

Media Diet of Extraordinary People

Our brains aren’t designed to make you happy, but to survive. And the best way to survive is to seek out negatives. But 99% of the (negative) news has nothing to do with you. If you are worried all the time it will be impossible to become the best version of yourself. 

THE SOLUTION: Put yourself on a media diet. Find healthy alternatives to media:

  • Instead of watching TV, you could read a book, go for a walk, or spend time with friends and family.
  • Instead of scrolling social media, read ideas on Deepstash.


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The Compound Effect

The Compound Effect

Is "the principle of reaping huge rewards from a series of small, smart choices, made consistently, over a long period of time.” Compounding requires enormous amounts of patience.

For example: Would you rather have (A) $3 million upfront or (B) one penn...


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“ You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. 

The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.”



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Your Choices & Habits Compound

Your Choices & Habits Compound

Everything in your life exists because of a choice you made. Every choice has an impact on your life’s Compound Effect. You can not sleep-walk through life and expect good outcomes.

Successful people aren’t more intelligent/talented, they just have habits t...


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The Luck Formula

The Luck Formula

Luck = Preparation + Attitude + Opportunity + Action

The formula is attributed to Seneca, a Roman philosopher. He suggests that luck is not something that happens to us randomly, but rather is something tha...


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Education officer at museum

Compound interest is a powerful force, and it can help you grow your wealth and life in general.

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Media Diet

Media Diet

  • Brains aren’t designed to make you happy, but to survive. It likes to seek out negatives.
  • Flush your mind by filling it with good stuff which will eventually clean out the bad/negative ideas.

The Low-Information Diet

The Low-Information Diet

Most information is time-consuming and unnecessary. You should be critical with what you look at, read, or watch daily.

The low-information diet:

  • Go on a one-week media fast immediately: no newspapers, magazines, news websites, t...

Generate the power of Motivation

The most likely reason you feel unmotivated is that you are in a lousy state of mind. It can be caused by various things, like:

  • Feeling stressed
  • Sleeping in
  • Excessive drinking
  • Hanging out with unmotivated and unambitious people...

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