Relationships

What’s Your Poker Strategy For Life & Dating? 

By |September 24th, 2014|

Playing poker is in some ways a microcosm of life. Your strategy will often determine whether you succeed or fail. In poker (as well as in life), there are four basic types of players based on level of aggression and frequency of play.

Signs of Insecurity

By |August 20th, 2007|

One of the greatest challenges we face in our lifetimes is becoming comfortable in our own skin. A person who is secure with himself is much more likely to achieve success, have meaningful relationships, and be respected by others.

No One Feels Sorry for Someone Who Feels Sorry for Himself

By |June 12th, 2007|

It’s funny how empathy works. It’s easy to feel for someone who’s completely unselfsish and sweeps their own pain under a rug; but the second they demand our sorrow, our will to empathize with them vanishes.

Paradox

This phoenomenon seems to work against logic. We empathize with (and help) those who need it least (or […]

Self-Sufficiency

By |February 19th, 2007|

I’ve always been fascinated with the idea of testing the limits of self-sufficiency. In fact, one of my favorite books is Into the Wild, by Jon Krakauer.

Keep your Cool in Stocks and Dating

By |January 19th, 2007|

In the stock market, as in dating, you have to keep your head to succeed. An investor who falls in love too early chases away the stock, just like a desperate man chases away the girl.

Dating and the Law of Attraction

By |December 4th, 2006|

Why do some guys seem to have all the luck with women? Why do some women go for jerks? Is it possible to make ourselves more attractive?

Can Men and Women Really be “Just Friends?”

By |November 6th, 2006|

There is a scene in the movie “When Harry Met Sally,” where Harry (played by Billy Crystal) tells Sally (played by Meg Ryan) that Men and Women can never be friends.