Being Confident Without Being Arrogant - We naturally assume that when someone has problems with confidence, it’s that they don’t have enough of it. But this isn’t always true. Confidence, like most other traits, is a spectrum. You can have too little, which results in a low self esteem, or you can have too much which results in arrogance. You can…
A Sedentary Life WILL Inevitably Kill Us. - A set of common complaints most of us have are, ‘I have too many problems. I can’t deal with these problems. I wish I didn’t have so many problems. I wish my life were easier.’ But what is an easy life? Is it a picture perfect neighborhood with white picket fences and perfectly groomed lawns?…
Our Fears Are A Double-Edged Sword - I once watched a woman on Maury who was terrified of cotton balls. She would dream of a giant cotton ball man murdering her most nights. She was so terrified that she hardly left the house. She succumbed to the fear and it consumed her entire life. We all have fears. Some of us are…
Meditation Will Save Your Life - A friend recently told me he had coughed up blood due to stress. He discovered the harmful effects that can be caused by holding on to stress, anger, frustration and other negative emotions. The best way to solve this problem is meditation. I could write about the scientifically studied effects of meditation: reducing stress, pain,…
Cellphones Are Ruining Your Memories - Yesterday was my last day of my arduous university education. As I walked down the aisle adorned in a black and maroon gown, I noticed something strange. Hundreds of parents proudly staring at their accomplished children, but not with their eyes, but through their tiny pixelated camera and cellphone screens. Through their four-inch screens, they…
An Update From 2HelpfulGuys! - Hey guys and gals, some very exciting things are coming soon in the world of 2HelpfulGuys. We will be relaunching our YouTube, putting out new books, starting a newsletter and redesigning our website. When we redesign our website we may not appear in your WordPress reader any longer so if you would like to continue…
3 Ways Your Brain Damages Your Self-Esteem - Your brain wasn’t made for the modern era.  For most of human history we were hunter gatherers surviving in tribes. We didn’t have the stimulation of technology, the safety net of modern medicine or the vastly interconnected social system that we have now. Because of this fact, our brains and bodies have some left over…
Life As An Orange - On frequent occasions throughout the day, we encounter situations that make us frustrated, angry and resentful. During these times, we blame the other individuals or external forces. We feel they are the source of our ill feelings. They made us feel this way. We often think, without these people in our lives, we’d be better…
Shia LaBeouf Says “Stop Giving Up!” - We love motivational videos with a passion. They are a guilty pleasure. That is why we were ecstatic when we saw that Shia Labeouf had put out a motivational video. It is to the point and we love it. One of the lines is a classic. “If you are tired of starting over, stop giving…
The Work/Life Balance Fallacy - When we were children, time didn’t occur to us. All our activities fit perfectly into the day. Unless the sun was going to bed, our time seemed endless, wistfully passing by. Our parents dealt with our schedules, moving and shifting around hockey practices with dentist appointments. Our lives were handled in their responsible care and…
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