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How do introverts enjoy life?

Like many others, I am also an introvert. I discovered this when I was younger when all my friends wanted to party all night in clubs and I just wanted to go the theaters and watch the latest Hollywood blockbuster The main difference between me and extroverts is what energizes me and allows me to be relaxed and rejuvenated. This usually means a good book and alone time to recharge. Here are some activities that I enjoy to do every…

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Quora

Best Book To Improve One’s Self-Confidence

Originally posted on Quora, answering the question: What is the best book to improve one’s self-confidence? . Follow me on Quora. Self-confidence is such a complicated subject and many great books have been written about it. But you can start by reading two of my favorites. The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem by Nathaniel Branden and Psycho-Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz. Both books are well-written and quite easy to understand. The best book for improving your self-confidence is Gorilla Mindset by Mike Cernovich. Not only does it help your self-confidence, it also helps…

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BJJ

7 Things I Learned from Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu I’ve recently started BJJ. For those who don’t know BJJ is short for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. A combat sport focused on grappling and ground fighting. So far here are seven things I learned. I am weak as fuck While rolling, I was easily manhandled by my sparring partners. They toss me, pull me, push me and turn me in every direction and they made it look easy. Solution I have to get stronger! I need to work…

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Recipes

My Homemade Tomato Sauce Recipe

I’m going to commit an unpardonable sin by giving you my homemade tomato sauce recipe. Here’s a list of what you need. And remember, simple is best. Ingredients 2 cans (28oz) whole peeled San Marzano plum tomatoes. Very important to get San Marzano tomatoes. (Worth the extra cost) Make sure you crush the tomatoes by hand (or if you’re lazy, you can use a blender or food processor) 1/4 cup olive oil (Not Extra-Virgin) 1 finely diced white onion 3 stalks of finely…

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Do you spend more when using a credit card?

Originally posted on Quora, answering the question: Do you think using a credit card costs you more money? Follow me on Quora. Whether you pay for an item with cash, debit or credit card, the price of the item remains the same. Many claim that they are advantages in using credit cards. Such as accumulating travel miles or getting 2% cash back. However, there is one major disadvantages of using credit cards than many people simply don’t know about. Many studies have shown…

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Movie Reviews

A review of the movie Silence

Silence: A Review In late 2016, acclaimed movie-director Martin Scorsese, who famously directed movies like the Goodfellas and Casino, released his latest project entitled; Silence. It’s the first time, since Kundun that Scorsese directs a movie that focuses on spirituality. The film also tackles topics like faith, sacrifice and religion. I was looking forward to watch it and write a review. Silence stars Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver and Liam Neeson. It tells the story of two Jesuits missionaries who travel to Japan to…

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Dave Ramsey or Suze Orman?

I’m a Dave Ramsey Fan Boy Originally posted on Quora, answering the question: Dave Ramsey or Suze Orman? Follow me on Quora. Thanks for the A2A. First of all, I suggest you read my answers from previous questions on debt and Dave Ramsey, here, here, here, here, here, here and here.…

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How do introverts enjoy life?

Originally posted on Quora, answering the question: Interpersonal Interaction: What is the quickest way to get people to trust you. Follow me on Quora. Like many others, I am an introvert. I discovered this when I was younger when all my friends wanted to drink and party in night clubs and I just wanted to go the theaters and watch the latest Hollywood blockbuster. The main difference between introverts and extroverts, is that extroverts love to be surrounded by others. Introverts…

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How To

How to Be a Good Conversationalist?

I first heard of Toastmasters in 2005, in an Italian cafe. One day while I was lounging around with a friend sipping on an espresso when one of the regulars of the cafe walked in. He was a big, loud and obnoxious man. If you have ever been in an Italian cafe, you know there are two subjects that Italians are really passionate about, politics and soccer (football for you European readers.) Instigated by someone’s comment, he started telling people…

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