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The Starr Report: The best thing you can believe about yourself

Growth mindset! Self-efficacy! Yes, you can!

Here are some things that we can actually change and/or improve:

  • Our personality
  • Willpower/self-control
  • Attention
  • Ability to learn math/music
  • Coordination
  • Creativity
  • Body weight

So… just about anything. Seeing the results of your changed behaviors takes time, one reason why so many people give up prematurely. Don’t give up.

The Starr Report: What is Luck?

What is luck? In a nutshell, it’s a causal attribution, or a way we describe how things happen – especially when they’re beyond our control. It exists, but here’s why we shouldn’t fixate on that:

The Starr Report: Back It Up

A promise to make a new video each week proves to be no match for a family tragedy. One of the keys to getting lucky is to keep bad luck as far away as possible. Here, I share what I learned—which would make my grandpa proud.

What do you need to back up in 2019? Hint: as much as possible!

The Starr Report: The One Simple Trick to Writing a Book

I’m very happy to report that video #1 of The Starr Report is officially here! Every week, I’ll be uploading a new video. If you like it, subscribe and spread the word!

In the first episode, I reveal the one simple trick to writing a book and starting a video series.

Ready to get lucky?

Listen to the people who love you. Believe that they are worth living for even when you don’t believe it. Seek out the memories depression takes away and project them into the future. Be brave; be strong; take your pills. Exercise because it’s good for you even if every step weighs a thousand pounds. Eat when food itself disgusts you. Reason with yourself when you have lost your reason.

Andrew Solomon

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Can You Learn to be Lucky: Why Some People Seem to Win More Often Than Others by Karla Starr

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