Algorithm secrets that could get you killed

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I have alternative explanations for why you aren’t getting those views. And they have nothing to do with posting religiously every day, increasing your writing skills, how many followers you have, or whether you sacrifice live pizza to the medium-sized gods.

After I publish this, I might go missing. No one’s gonna like me spilling the beans publicly. It’s a risk I have to take.

Just reading this information will put you on a hit list. …

But how do you stay “motivated” long enough to get there?

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To manifest: to make thoughts materialize in the real world. And this isn’t some woo-woo idea. I manifested this article you’re reading right now. I made something appear out of nothing, with the power of my thoughts.

You can manifest your dreams. Take your pure thoughts and feelings, and make them pop into reality. Without the thoughts first, no one creates. It starts in the head.

What’s the difference between reaching your goals and sinking into mediocrity? Two words: Taking action.

What Do You Want To Bring Out Of Nothing?

Maybe you want to, need to, write that book. Get…

Don’t let your life speed by like a monkey on a jetski

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Do you feel like there’s never enough time? Is your life flying by so fast that the days are blending for you into one big blur?

Maybe you spend your life working from home, and each day is so similar to the last that it becomes one big smear of sameness. You might be losing track of your reason to exist.

You can feel time speeding by like a monkey on a jetski. You are missing out on life, and you know it. This is the opposite of a Jedi life.

When you get to your deathbed, you don’t want…

Godzilla vs. Kong was pure fun with a center of the earth twist.

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Godzilla vs. Kong came out in theatres on March 31, 2021. It’s the biggest box office success in over a year. Is it worth going to see, or streaming at home? From me, a resounding yes!

1. This Movie Was Just Plain Fun

You’ve already accepted that a giant angry lizard with laser breath is going to fight an ape that weighs 50000 tons and is 103 meters tall. It puts the bar of believability pretty low, which takes all the pressure off the brain. It’s not a stretch to imagine that they are going to mess up a city real good.

No need to critique the…

They need your love — let them know you care.

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Disclaimer: I’m not a mental health expert. I’m just a parent doing the best I can. If you’re struggling with an issue like this, please seek counseling, and remember to avoid being harmful! This story was approved by the trans person I have in my life.

Text: “Dad, can you call me? I need to tell you something.”

Uh oh. A voice call. You know it’s serious when your kid won’t say it in a text in this era. Preparing for the worst, you send back “Sure.” Then you wait a couple of moments to mentally prepare yourself for the…

Ask and you shall receive. Overthink it and lose your chance.

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It can be hard to go after what you want. If you have a dream but are stuck at the starting line, how can you get moving and see some results? Maybe the secret you’re looking for is to make 10 seriously bold attempts at your goal.

Think about where you want to be in life, and how you’ll feel if you stay stuck at a mediocre level. Do you want to overthink it, hesitate, and never reach your goals? Or would you rather jump in with both feet and give it your best shot?

Boldness Will Get You Further Than Intelligence

Being bold can level the…

Why star in a horror show when you could jump into a swashbuckling adventure instead?

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The stories we tell ourselves set the tone of our life journey. But usually, these stories get handed to us by someone else. That’s why we aren’t all living the “Choose Your Own Adventure” life. The outside world jams your narrative into your head and expects you to live it.

If you follow someone else’s plan, happiness is just an accident. But you can improve your odds of living a life you enjoy by choosing your own stories. You probably never thought of it that way, did you?

Have you ever been told by an expert that you’re screwed, you’ll…

If you’re a grown-up, you’re in charge now. Maybe it’s time to move on.

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Parents aren’t perfect. Some are better than others at raising happy, healthy children. How did your parents do?

Things aren’t always rosy at home. In the US in 2018, there were 677,529 reported child victims of maltreatment. How many went unreported?

Other well-meaning parents thought tough-love or authoritarian parenting was normal, but it wasn’t a healthy way to treat their kids. It causes bullying, drug use, and depression in many cases.

Social services never investigated my parents for what went on in my home, although by today’s standards, someone would have gone to jail, and I would have been placed…

The world needs more of you. Figure out how to give it to them and everyone wins.

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Imbue your life with a sense of purpose, and you’ll have a reason to get up early every day. But without a mission, there’s no real reason to bother. What will stop you from coasting through life like an unopened Christmas present that gets thrown in the trash? Choose your own adventure.

Wait. Did I just suggest that you can give your own life meaning? That you, yourself, do the giving, rather than wait for your purpose to fall on you from the sky?

Yes, you identify your purpose. Not me, not the government, not religion, not your parents. You.

Tools to help you deal with dark times.

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Life happens. Sometimes things spiral out of your control and all you can do is watch while your world burns. There’s nothing you can do to change that.

What we can do is affect our own reactions to these experiences. There will be a time at that moment where you don’t have many choices and it overwhelms you. But eventually, you can stand up and look the world in the eye, or you can run with your tail between your legs.

Last week, I had an external event totally take over my life. Fortunately, I came out safe and healthy…

Tim Ebl

Writer, Meditation Instructor, Laser Beam Repairman. Author of the book: 90-Day Meditation Challenge.

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