Category Archives for Inner Dickhead

This is your brain 🧠 on knowledge

​The more I learn about anything, the more I realise I don't know much at all.Learning is bizarre because our brains get everything barse-ackwards.When we know nothing at all about a subject, and we

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Why do I always procrastinate?

Are we asking the right questions?I don't always ask good questions. I ask obvious ones.Like, "Why do I always procrastinate?"When I ask myself a question like that, my brain comes up with answers like:Because

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Forward to normal

'We can't go back. We can never go back!''I know! And I keep hearing people say it!'^^This was a snippet from a conversation my good friend Yinka and I had the other day.How many times have you heard

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3 top tips to get book reviews on Amazon

Watch the video here: Listen to the podcast here:It feels like banging your head against a brick wall.You’ve written a great book, you’re getting wonderful feedback on it, people are contacting

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Lusty Books: The 7 Deadly Sins of Writing a Book

Watch the video here: Listen to the podcast here:Lust is greed; love is a giftThe punishment for lust, according to the Bible, is being smothered in fire and brimstone, which sounds pretty

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On Finding Mudita

Image credit: KatieSzAs well as an Inner Dickhead, I also have an Inner Toddler.My Inner Toddler gives face, voice, and rage to my least-favourite emotion: envy.Here's an article about envy and

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The Two Voices in Your Head

What's it like inside your skull?Is it serene, like goldfish – or hectic, like angry chickens?What do your inner voices whisper – or shout – at you?Take a moment to listen to the conversations

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Recruit friends to help you

Habits are easier to keep when people are cheering you on, right?​Take Spanish, for example.I've been learning Spanish on Duolingo for a few months now, and I'm pretty good about practising regularly.

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Waterboarded at the dentist

Ever since I was about 12 years old, I've hated my teeth.​Which, by extension, made me hate my entire face.I refused to be photographed. I'd put my hand in front of my mouth when I talked. And when

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100 lbs lost – real self found

Talk about casting votes for the person you want to be, dear reader.​Behold the power of habit: my beautiful friend Yinka, who has lost a whopping 100 lbs (45.3 kg) over the past year or so.She's tried

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