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Nothing seems to be as glorified these days as the “grind”

On social media, we either post the fruits of our labor or the classic “trust the process” post either in the form of a tweet or some corny IG story.

The fact is trusting the process hurts.

People don’t want to talk about it but it is the hardest thing to do. Emotional it will try you to your last nerve. Mentally it’ll challenge your belief system and even the idea of what you are doing is even worth it. …

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Simply put, manifesting is the art of thinking, allowing those thoughts that create feelings that direct you to take actions by your goal.

You are essentially trying to create what isn’t there by engineering your habits and thoughts to fit the future you want to obtain for yourself. Reading those two lines makes it sound very esoteric and spiritual.

It’s because it is.

This is your life you’re dealing with when you decide you want to manifest a certain outcome whether that’s a new career, starting a business, taking a leap of faith towards dropping your life, and creating a…

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Action is the only real solution to any problem you will face in life.

If you have bills overdue, meditating ain’t gonna help you pay those bills.

Reading doesn’t put food on the table.

Acting on what you gained from it will.

If you have character flaws that need to be fixed, there are only so many times you can write it down before you have to actually choose to act differently.

There is nothing that will fix a poor decision.

No matter how much you change your environment, media consumed, or hours spent meditating. If you do not actively…

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Recently I have thinking about how important my lifestyle is to me. I think a lot of us are starting to get this revelation as we have more time than ever to think. It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost a full year since we have been in some sort of lockdown. For 10 ½ months, our lives have been stripped to its core. And I hope a lot of people began to look at their core and see if they are happy with what they see.

As you enter your 20s the pressure for deciding and pursuing a…

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Moving somewhere alone looks different for a lot of people. Some may be super excited to take on the challenge while others wish they are not put in that kind of situation. If you look around the internet, or within your own network, you’ll find someone that has just moved somewhere without such a plan.

Domestic and International.

It’s truly inspiring.

And their stories make me realize that I have one to tell as well.

I have moved to 4 states so far by myself.

Arizona, Northern California, Illinois, and New Mexico.

I’ve explored the west fairly well for someone…

I think the school you attend should pay for your master’s degree, personally. Here’s why.

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Is grad school worth it for you?

Maybe. Why?

In every way, shape, or form, it is better and more informational than undergrad. You step into grad school as a young adult rather than a kid fresh out of the house (and high school). You go in with a completely different mindset. However, I don’t think you should have to pay for your master’s.

I know some of you are thinking, “Who’s going to pay for it then?”

The school you attend should pay for your master’s.

I’ll talk more about that in a bit.

If the school isn’t paying…

And Happier

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The term minimalism has been floating around the internet for a while now. Personally, I think everyone is just saying the same thing about it. From my interpretation, everyone is getting that the point that if you declutter your life, you’ll feel freer, less stressed, and ultimately making you happier.

Those things are true.

What if I told you this style of living could make you money right now?

Decluttering your life could actually make you money while providing everything listed above.

In some cases, it could save you money. This style of life can literally put more money in your pocket while providing a sense of relief from stress, have…

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2021 is heating up to be a very interesting sequel to 2020. From Trump supporters storming the capital to Reddit users and retail investors taking down Wall Street Firms and having Brokerages shut down trading for certain stocks. It’s hard to believe it is only the end of January.

I first caught wind of the Game Stop madness during an episode of Market Monday hosted by Earn Your Leisure. I saw the stock at $60 and saw the extreme uptick in price from $5-$6 to about $150 then plummet back to $60. I almost bought in; I knew there was…

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The pandemic made me realize how much I actually do not control my income. Sitting on the couch week after week, reading new articles wondering if today is the day I get furloughed has permanently redirected my way of thinking of obtaining income.

I have a lot to unlearn.

The Earn Your Leisure Podcast has definitely facilitated that change in mindset for me. The podcast has a few episodes on Amazon FBA that has significantly piqued my interest. Especially since as a kid I used to sell pop tarts, crayons, and anything else I thought I could sell to my…

You should be lifting because strength is never a weakness.

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Spoken like a real strength coach. But seriously, when has being strong, mentally, physically, and emotionally ever been a bad thing?


The world right now is focused on mental and emotional well-being. And the body-positive movement has made the line of what is objectively healthy and what society wants healthy to be seen as.

Personally, I think it’s a cop-out. There’s absolutely no problem with enjoying your weight. Just do not claim something to be what it is not. Weight, of any kind, at a point, becomes very detrimental to health. It’s why taller people don’t normally live as…

Nate Matos

Just a kid from New Jersey // Masters in Kinesiology emphasis in sports psych // Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist // USAW Level 1 Coach

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