482 – Consistency For The Sake of Being Consistent

Earlier this year, I made a commitment that I would publish a new episode of this podcast by 5am on Friday, every week in 2016. I am happy to report that I have made good on this promise. Recently someone suggested that this type of commitment might come with problems, that for some, it might be better to go a week without an episode than to put out something that is “crap.” I processed my thoughts out loud in this episode.

Also in this episode, I share a breakdown on how I did on the goals that I had set for 2016, why I haven't been very “social” over the past few weeks and two gadgets that I'm excited about.

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428 Ten Tips For Dealing With Depression As An Entrepreneur

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An article I recently read quoted a study that found that one out of every three entrepreneurs lives with depression. In this week's episode of Podcast Answer Man, I share three types of depression that I have struggled with over the past ten years. I also share twelve tips for dealing with depression.

The twelve tips:
1. Spend more time in the Sun. (Philips goLITE BLU)
2. Go do something enjoyable.
3. Take a “guilt-free” break.
4. Watch what you are eating.
5. Get some exercise.
6. Become more socially connected.
7. Don't spend time comparing yourself to others.
8. Take time to express gratitude.
9. Look for ways to help/serve others.
10. Know that you are not alone.
11. Remind yourself that this will pass.
12. Seek therapy if necessary.

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