The Archive


March 14Mar 14 “Who the Fuck Am I?”: The Ultimate Guide to Personal Values
February 8Feb 8 If Self-Discipline Feels Difficult, Then You’re Doing It Wrong
February 7Feb 7 Ask Mark Anything #7  (Subscribers Only)
November 19Nov 19 5 Principles for Making Better Life Decisions
November 5Nov 5 Ask Mark Anything #6  (Subscribers Only)
October 16Oct 16 Why We Hold On to Bad Beliefs  (Subscribers Only)
October 16Oct 16 The Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Guide to Solving Relationship Problems
September 14Sep 14 Ask Mark Anything #5  (Subscribers Only)
September 13Sep 13 Why Being an Asshole Can Be a Valuable Life Skill
August 16Aug 16 The One Rule for Life
July 19Jul 19 Stop Trying to Change Yourself
June 7Jun 7 Why the Best Things in Life Are All Backwards
May 31May 31 Ask Mark Anything #4  (Subscribers Only)
May 3May 3 Fuck Your Perfectionism  (Subscribers Only)
May 3May 3 The Three Levels of Self-Awareness
April 5Apr 5 On Rock Music and Writing: The Fight to Stay Creative in the Face of Success  (Subscribers Only)
March 1Mar 1 How to Grow the Fuck Up: A Guide to Humans
February 14Feb 14 Ask Mark Anything #3  (Subscribers Only)
January 25Jan 25 How to Let Go: Learning to Deal with Loss
December 28Dec 28 My 10 Favorite Books of 2017  (Subscribers Only)
December 27Dec 27 5 Best Books for Dealing with Anxiety and Depression
November 30Nov 30 Fuck Your Feelings
November 16Nov 16 10 Cool Things About the Brain and What It Means For You  (Subscribers Only)
November 16Nov 16 The Fear of Missing Out: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Instagram
October 27Oct 27 Ask Mark Anything #2  (Subscribers Only)
October 26Oct 26 How to Grow from Your Pain
October 5Oct 5 3 Simple Ideas That Will Make You Smarter Than Most People  (Subscribers Only)
September 14Sep 14 The Most Important Skill in Life  (Subscribers Only)
September 14Sep 14 Happiness Is Not Enough
August 18Aug 18 How to Become a Better Learner  (Subscribers Only)
July 20Jul 20 What’s the Point of Self-Improvement Anyway?
July 18Jul 18 Ask Mark Anything #1  (Subscribers Only)
June 1Jun 1 The Creative Advantages of Ignorance  (Subscribers Only)
May 12May 12 How To Be More Productive by Working Less
April 28Apr 28 The Paradox of Success  (Subscribers Only)
April 27Apr 27 The Surprising Benefits of Being (Slightly) Crazy
April 13Apr 13 Smartphones Are the New Cigarettes
March 31Mar 31 Further Reading and References for The Subtle Art  (Subscribers Only)
March 30Mar 30 Life Is a Video Game—Here Are the Cheat Codes
March 9Mar 9 Reflections on Aging  (Subscribers Only)
March 9Mar 9 The Meaning of Life Is a Ham Sandwich
February 10Feb 10 The 5 Levels of Friendship  (Subscribers Only)
February 9Feb 9 The Disease of More
January 26Jan 26 The Responsibility/Fault Fallacy
January 19Jan 19 11 Shitty Things We All Do But Never Admit
December 31Dec 31 The Most Important Year of My Life  (Subscribers Only)
October 20Oct 20 3 Important Life Skills Nobody Ever Taught You
August 26Aug 26 The Need to Always Prove Yourself in America  (Subscribers Only)
August 24Aug 24 The Feedback Loop from Hell
August 2Aug 2 3 Core Components of a Healthy Relationship  (Subscribers Only)
July 18Jul 18 The Liberation of Not Knowing  (Subscribers Only)
June 30Jun 30 9 Steps to Hating Yourself a Little Less
June 9Jun 9 The Future of Self
June 2Jun 2 Living In The Age of Outrage
May 19May 19 The Virtue of Doubt
May 11May 11 Brilliant or Bullshit: MBTI Personality Tests  (Subscribers Only)
May 5May 5 Why You Can’t Trust Yourself
March 31Mar 31 How Your Insecurity Is Bought and Sold
March 17Mar 17 Maybe You Don’t Know What Love Is
January 7Jan 7 Your Goals Are Overrated
December 17Dec 17 Shut Up and Be Patient
November 23Nov 23 Why I Have a Potty Mouth
August 20Aug 20 How to Start a Cult and Save the World
July 12Jul 12 Everything You Wanted to Know about Procrastination but Were Too Lazy to Figure Out
May 21May 21 The Four Stages of Life
March 12Mar 12 The Confidence Conundrum
February 26Feb 26 The Staggering Bullshit of “The Secret”
January 8Jan 8 The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck
November 6Nov 6 63 Steps to Survive The Worst Moments of Your Life
August 28Aug 28 It’s Not All Your Parents’ Fault
August 6Aug 6 Your Next Big Life-Changing Breakthrough is Already Happening  (Subscribers Only)
May 21May 21 The Four Engines that Accelerate Language and Life  (Subscribers Only)
March 20Mar 20 10 Life Lessons to Excel in Your 30s
March 6Mar 6 10 Life Lessons I Learned from Surviving My 20s
February 20Feb 20 The Hidden Costs of Happiness
January 9Jan 9 How We Judge Others is How We Judge Ourselves
December 11Dec 11 3 Things School Taught You Without You Even Realizing It
November 21Nov 21 Why I’m Wrong About Everything (And So Are You)
November 6Nov 6 The Most Important Question of Your Life
October 30Oct 30 9 Subtle Lies We All Tell Ourselves
October 10Oct 10 Stop Trying To Be Happy
September 19Sep 19 Find What You Love and Let It Kill You
September 5Sep 5 How Do You Measure Your Life?
August 29Aug 29 Winning the Mental Battle of Weight Loss: How One Man Lost 266 Pounds
August 22Aug 22 Being Special Isn’t So Special
August 15Aug 15 Why Everyone on the Internet Is an Asshole
July 29Jul 29 You Already Have Everything You Need
July 22Jul 22 Why Some Dreams Should Not Be Pursued
July 8Jul 8 Fuck Yes or No
May 28May 28 Change Your Mind About Dating
May 22May 22 How to Read Faster and Retain More  (Subscribers Only)
February 6Feb 6 20 Paradoxes That Are True
January 21Jan 21 The Bad Acid Trip  (Subscribers Only)
January 17Jan 17 You’re Okay
January 14Jan 14 The Guide to Strong Boundaries
January 4Jan 4 The Dismal State of Flirting in English-Speaking Cultures
December 17Dec 17 Shut Up and Be Grateful
December 7Dec 7 Your Two Minds
November 30Nov 30 How to 80/20 Your Life
November 9Nov 9 The Guide to Being Miserable
October 8Oct 8 An Open Letter to My 18-Year-Old Self  (Subscribers Only)
September 19Sep 19 Wanderlust  (Subscribers Only)
September 3Sep 3 The Prime Belief
August 29Aug 29 The Theory of Meta-Awesomeness
August 20Aug 20 10 Reasons Why You Fail
August 13Aug 13 How to Make Your Own Luck
June 14Jun 14 Minimalism
May 24May 24 22 Tips For Learning A Foreign Language
May 14May 14 Diversify Your Identity
May 1May 1 Analysis Paralysis  (Subscribers Only)
April 26Apr 26 Evolution and Sexual Behavior  (Subscribers Only)
April 23Apr 23 Do You Need Therapy?
April 16Apr 16 The Ipanema Boardwalk  (Subscribers Only)
April 13Apr 13 Meditation: Why You Should Do It
March 28Mar 28 Are You An Emotional Vampire?
December 26Dec 26 The “Do Something” Principle
December 6Dec 6 A Dust Over India
December 2Dec 2 Interviewing Like a Boss
November 28Nov 28 How I Quit Smoking For Good  (Subscribers Only)
August 20Aug 20 How to Give Advice Without Being a Condescending Asshole
December 21Dec 21 The Wisdom of Surfing  (Subscribers Only)
September 19Sep 19 The Zen Dilemma
August 9Aug 9 This Is Water