Two Relationship Questions From Readers (Podcast)

This podcast deals with two different questions I recently received:

1. A guy in his early 20s feels like his girlfriend is holding him back and smothering him, but he’s not sure how to handle the situation.
2. A girl in her 20s is feeling frustrated that she can’t find the kind of long-term relationship that she would like to have.

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The Porfirio Insight: Knowing Where You Came From, And Where You’re Going

This is the third podcast I’ve done on Michael Porfirio, aka The G Manifesto.  They’ve proven to be extremely popular.  In this latest episode, we talk about the “Porfirio Insight”: the ability to step outside yourself, take stock in your life, and see where you are headed.  It’s all about the journey, and whether the trip has been a memorable one. We’ve all only got one life to live…so you’d better make it count.

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Sometimes You Have To Be Wrong (Podcast)

Our society places too much emphasis on the individualistic need to win every argument, to be right in all things, and to impose our will on others. Sometimes, you need to swallow your pride and let things go for the sake of preserving harmony. Stop trying to be “right” all the time. You will find yourself feeling better, less stressed out, and more at peace. Sometimes, being good is more important than being “right.”

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Some Advice To A Recruit (Podcast)

I recently received an email from a man who is about to ship off to USMC boot camp. He wanted to know if I had any pieces of advice for him before he goes. This is a subject I could talk about for hours, so I had to force myself to boil things down to the absolute essentials.  I offer ten points that I found to be useful from my own experience.  You’ll do fine.  You will rise to the occasion, and will be surprised at the progress you have made by the final week.

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“I’m Losing My Focus And My Ambition” (Podcast)

A reader is worried about his persistent feelings of lethargy and aimlessness. He’s in a rut in his life, and his routine is becoming more and more oppressive. He’s not sure what the problem is, and wants to know the best way to deal with the situation.

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