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  Yes, I saw the new Joker movie, and yes I absolutely loved it. There, I said it. It was one of the most powerful and profound films about mental illness I have ever seen. It was a well-crafted, brutally honest story that shed light on topics most people refuse to talk about. Was it too violent? Nope. Was it just another a cliché about a disturbed white man who was bullied then turned mad… Nope. Am I biased? Maybe. Regardless... Here are 5 Brutal Truths About Society The Joker Got Right 1. Monsters Are Not Born, They Are Created...

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Our brains suck. I know. Not the awe-inspiring intro you were hoping for. Don’t worry - we’ll get to that. There’s a spiraling black hole in your brain that, if you let it, can drive you absolutely mad. Tell me if this sounds familiar… You wake up in the morning feeling overwhelmed by all the things on your to-do list, and your goals seem tirelessly out of reach. You start overthinking the past and worry, desperately, about the future. In fact, you’re so worried about the future that you become worried about how much you’re worrying. Now you’re double worried....

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You’re bored. You’re bored and you know it – you wouldn’t be here if you weren’t. Yes – that was definitely a line from The Notebook used strategically to get your attention... don't judge me.  Before we answer that simple, “what do you want” question – I have a story to share with you all. It goes something like this… At 28 years old, Scott Harrison had it all. A top nightclub promoter in New York City, his life was an endless cycle of drugs, booze, and women. But 10 years in, desperately unhappy and morally bankrupt, he asked himself,...

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A few years ago, I celebrated my birthday on a yacht in San Diego. And yes, for those of you wondering, that was my failed attempt at a “flex” (I think that’s what the kids call it). I remember how cool I felt decked out in boat shoes, white shorts and a deep V (more commonly referred to as a “My Dads a lawyer” starter pack). Yeah, real cool. Though most of the day is a blur, there’s one conversation we had that has stuck with me to this day. We crossed under the Coronado Bridge and someone questioned how...

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Yes. That was a cheesy spin-off to a campaign slogan from a guy who I still believe wears a toupee… And, since you're all wondering now... do I support the Donald? Let’s not toupee our way into politics… but, for the record, ABSOLUTELY not. I’m writing this article because I believe inner peace is the new success in the world we live in today. Cool, man... what does that even mean? Well, your grace, I’m glad you asked…  Inner peace (or peace of mind), by definition, is: “quiet and tranquility, freedom from disturbance… with enough knowledge and understanding mentally and spiritually...

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