5 Methods to Eliminate Internet and Social Media Addiction
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5 Surefire Methods To Eliminate Your Internet Addiction (and In Extension, Your Social Media Addiction)

The year was 2007.

It was my first “hit”.

It was “alright” at first. But it had a strange pull on my burgeoning adolescent brain.

I had experiences like it before but this was different. It was something more…alluring.

It was “alright” until I got my first “like”. Then it started to go downhill from there.

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Incremental Change: Living Life with a Slight Edge
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How to Use the Slight Edge to Send Your Life Into the Stratosphere

I want you to imagine a penny.

A penny? Why do I have to imagine this?

Be patient…We’ll get to it in one second. But for now, visualize the penny in your mind’s eye.

Got a clear picture of it?

Once you do, I want you to visualize a million dollars. How does that look in comparison to the penny?

Massive, right? Makes the penny look insignificant.

Here’s another scenario. A wealthy relative of yours is dying. He has chosen you as the heir of his fortunes. Being the sympathetic uncle he is, he gives you a choice: a penny or a million dollars.

WITH a catch of course…

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Three Hidden Factors that Prevent You From Breaking Bad Habits
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Three Hidden Factors Preventing You From Breaking Bad Habits (and How to Overcome Them)

Breaking bad habits isn’t easy to do…but why?

I remember when I first started doing self-development, I felt pulled like a magnet – towards the path of least resistance. This was especially exaggerated when I was doing something that I found slightly beyond my comfort zone.

As you can imagine, this cycle is incredibly frustrating. I can wager that you’ve gone through this cycle of agony and despair many times, leading you to believe that breaking bad habits is impossible.

Turns out, it’s not entirely your fault. There are subtle and sly forces in our environment that prevent us from breaking bad habits and quitting them for good.

I’ve highlighted them in this article.

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How to Dramatically Increase Your Self-Esteem
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How to Dramatically Increase Self-Esteem and Self-Worth as a Man

Man, I remember being 5 years old…and having Dial-Up internet in my house.

That familiar “woooshing” sound when trying to connect to the Internet rings in my head like yesterday.

Twenty-ish years later, that time seems like the Paleolithic era.

Smartphones, watches, all sorts of doo-dads that connect to the Internet effortlessly are now par for the course.

As such, the rate of change has rapidly increased bringing with it a sense of a loss of control. More namely, a loss of self-esteem and self efficacy.

Consider this:

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