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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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Yes, the time has come. I am officially 365 days sober. If I’m being honest, I thought sobriety would be a fresh, clear-eyed beginning to a life full of never-ending joy and success. But, sometimes it feels more like a never-ending marathon, and I hate to run. There’s a reason you don’t see endless lines, velvet ropes, and clipboard holding hosts in front of AA meetings. I know, I know... this probably isn’t the inspiring, hopeful, message you were anticipating from a guy who just celebrated one year sober. We’ll get to that. But don’t let people fool you, sobriety...

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Yes, I know, it's been a while. Don't worry, I wasn't in labor or anything. That would be awkward. Let's just skip the long-winded explanation as to why I haven't written and dive into the exciting news I have for you all. Sound good? K, thanks. As most of you know, a little over two years ago, I stood on the edge of my window deciding if I wanted to be alive anymore. I was 254 lbs, angry at the world, and hated everything about myself.  I ate terribly, drank religiously, and never exercised. Perfect combo, right? I would sweat walking upstairs, so the elevator and I became the best of friends....

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Earlier this month, I had the privilege of visiting Warner Brothers Studios in LA to work on a new TV show. If I’m being honest, I probably should’ve been more excited than I was. My anxiety was through the roof. And not only that - I had to be there at 6:00am, which meant I had to be up at 4:00am. I was exhausted, and cranky.  Clearly, I’m still a child. When I arrived, they had me park off-site in overflow and then shuttle in. I hopped on the shuttle at O’Dark Thirty in the morning and realized I was...

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Two ears, one mouth. Hmmm 🤔 Ryan, what does that even mean, guy? Well, you curious and wonderful reader of mine...I’m glad you asked. I saw this quote the other day and it absolutely blew my mind. When I graduated college, I thought I knew everything. I had just launched a business and felt like I was invincible. And I made sure everyone around me knew it, too. I would go on and on about how great our business was doing and how awesome it was that I got to drink for a living. I would rant and rave about all the...

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