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The ‘Self-Help’ Scam

I am not a fan of the self-help, personal improvement, motivational genre. To be specific, it’s the I can [teach you/help you/motivate you] to be [happy/rich/successful] if you buy my [book/blog/course] merry-go-round I don’t care for. I don’t care if authors have academic, research, finance, religious or sales backgrounds, they’re mostly shysters[…] Read On

My Traumatic Presurgical Meltdown

Few things are more traumatic than surgery. While the nurses were prepping me for my latest procedure, my blood pressure started to spike. Every time they took a measurement it was way high. Puzzled, the OR nurse said, “Are you feeling OK Mr. Tobak?” “Well, let me see. I haven’t[…] Read On