How to Not Die Alone (book review)

(from“Dating is harder today than ever before. We define our own identities, unlike our ancestors whose lives were defined by their communities. We have thousands of options at our fingertips, which makes us question our decisions....

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Feb 07, 2023
Thank you! (yes, you)

I started this blog in October 2019. The goal was to teach the world about self-improvement, habits, and mindset.I made two promises to myself:No talking about my own experiencesI must post every day except SundayWith no real life experience, I felt...

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Jan 27, 2023
I read 67 books in 2022—Why I'm never doing that again

I like to read. I’m a sucker for page-turning novels, self-improvement books, and fantasy comics.Given that, it surprises people when I say I never read a book from start to finish until my sophomore year of college.Up until that point, I had used Sp...

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Jan 18, 2023
The subtle habit you need to stop doing

I’m Dillan, and I’m a recovering shit-talker.When I failed college in 2017, I got a job at the Cheesecake Factory. There I started making money, building stronger habits, and getting my life together.The first change to make? I wanted to be a ki...

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Jan 15, 2023
My 2023 Q1 goals

Happy New Year!Like most people, I feel a surge of motivation and ambition when the dates change. And like most people, that intensity tends to fade come February.So this year, I thought I’d try something new: quarterly goals.What if there was a...

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Jan 05, 2023
I'm moving (not to NYC)

My roommate just announced she’ll be moving out in March. This sparked three emotions.I’m super excited and proud of her for leveling up her life—starting a bigger and better job and moving in with her boyfriend.I’m sad to end the best living situati...

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Nov 25, 2022
Life update!

My roommate is moving out in March and I'm using that as an opportunity to move.Stay tuned later this week and I'll share my plan.😎

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Nov 22, 2022
Add accountability to your life

Grindset: a funny term for one's ability to work their ass off every day without anyone telling them to do so.Some people are able to build on their own, get lost in deep work, and grind away using only their passion and discipline. I am not one of t...

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Nov 18, 2022
4 Questions to Avoid Repeating Mistakes

It’s been a while since I emailed you guys a blog. 11 days to be exact.While I’m sure some of you are delighted by this, it’s left me feeling guilty. When you subscribe to something, you do so because you expect value from it.Some of you support...

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Sep 12, 2022
Don't let the result be the goal

My favorite thing about interviewing creators is hearing the same philosophies or mindsets for different crafts.I've sat down with YouTubers, founders, comedians, doctors, athletes, musicians, authors, and more. Here's something they've all said."You...

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Sep 02, 2022