The Struggle with Patience patience Jul 14, 2021

This post is not for you.

It's for me.

Because I'm struggling with being patient at the moment, I need to clear my head.

And I do that by writing.

I know life is more like slow-cooking barbeque all day on a grill than using a microwave or an InstantPot.

But, my glory!

Here are just a few things I'm struggling with at the moment:

  1. losing weight. I want to lose a mere 16 pounds. Of course, it doesn't help that I keep eating !
  2. growing my TikTok following (it would mean the world to me if...
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I'm so Confused confused social media Jul 10, 2021

Before I share with you why I am confused, let me give you the backstory.

Prior to April 2021, I was active on every imaginable social media platform: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Snapchat, and TikTok. And that's not even listing the ones I used to be on but are no more (I'm talking to you, Myspace!).

Then I watched the Netflix documentary so many people have told me I needed to, The Social Dilemma, which scared the out of me, and I promptly deleted...

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Why Sleep is Essential For Performance - David Shirazi pain podcast sleep Jul 10, 2021

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David Shirazi is a dentist and acupuncturist with a focus on pain and sleep, and he discusses the science behind why sleep is so essential for performance.

His website


Mark Struczewski
This is the Mark Struczewski podcast. David Shirazi is a dentist and acupuncturist with a focus on pain and sleep. And he discusses the science behind why we sleep, and why it's so essential for our performance. David, welcome to...

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Performance and Direct-to-Consumer Marketing 2021 - Thomas Haire marketing Jul 09, 2021

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Thomas Haire is co-founder and chief content officer of the Performance-Driven Marketing Institute (PDMI), a not-for-profit trade association serving companies in performance and direct-to-consumer marketing. He's spent two decades serving the industry — from 2001 to 2018 as editor-in-chief of Response Magazine, and the past three years in his current role.

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Thomas Haire, welcome to...

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Healing the Human Body and Mind - Irene Lyon human body the mind Jul 08, 2021

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Irene Lyon is a nervous system expert who teaches people around the world how to work with the nervous system to transform trauma, heal body and mind, and live full, creative lives. To date, her online programs have reached over 4000 people in over 90 countries. She has a Master’s Degree in Biomedical and Health Science and also has a knack for making complex info easy for ALL of us to understand and apply to our lives.

Her website

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Are You Suffering From TMI? overwhelm Jul 07, 2021

Am I the only one suffering from too much information?




Membership sites.



Social media.

There's SO MUCH information out there, but while information is valuable, too much information can be a negative thing.

I believe that to best serve you as a productivity expert, I need to be a student first.

And that means always learning.

In fact, I spend a minimum of one hour every day (seven days a week) learning how to be better.


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How to Improve Your Memory - Chester Santos memory skills Jul 07, 2021

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U.S. Memory Champion, Chester Santos - “The International Man of Memory” is the world’s leading memory skills expert and founder of MemorySchool.NET.


Mark Struczewski
He is the US memory champion. His name is Chester Santos. He's known as the international man of memory. He is the world's leading leading. Did you hear that leading memory skills expert and founder of memory school dotnet Chester,...

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How to Own Your Game - Jen Garrett leadership motivation Jul 06, 2021

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On this episode from the archives (November 5, 2019): Jennifer A. Garrett, JD, LLM, MBA, ignites & elevates executives and pro-athletes to push boundaries, amplify their brand, and #movetheball. She also the host of the Move the Ball® Podcast.

Her website


Mark Struczewski
On the show today we're going back to the archives back to episode 465. On November 5, 2019, Jennifer Garrett. She ignites and elevates...

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Are You Serious? inspiration Jul 05, 2021

How long have you been thinking to yourself, it's time to get serious?

Maybe you finally want to:

  • start a side hustle
  • write a book
  • launch a YouTube channel
  • lose weight
  • learn a language
  • get training that will help you advance
  • start working out regularly
  • begin eating better
  • get more (better?) sleep

The what doesn't matter.

You know what you want to do. And you probably know the how. So, why haven't you taken any or much action yet? 

Saying you're going to do something and...

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How to Deal with FOMO fomo Jul 05, 2021

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Anne Richardson joins me on this episode of The Life Without Overwhelm Show as we discuss FOMO and how to deal with it.


Mark Struczewski
Welcome to another edition of the Life Without Overwhelm show. I got a special guest with me today and I say special guest because she's my mastermind buddy all the way over in England, across the pond as they would say. She doesn't always speak correct English she says scheduled and...

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Declare Your Freedom freedom overwhelm productivity Jul 04, 2021

Today, in the United States, we celebrate Independence Day. This is when we commemorate the Declaration of Independence of the United States (from England), on July 4, 1776 (Wikipedia).

But I want to write about another form of independence.

Today, I want you to declare your freedom from:

  • overwhelm
  • negativity (including news and social media that makes you angry)
  • toxic people and things (such as video games)
  • food/drink that's not good for you (what the body doesn't need)
  • ...
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The Cure for Feeling Stuck motivation Jul 04, 2021

So today, I want to ask if you are sick and tired of being sick and tired.

Are you feeling like you're a hamster on a wheel, you're reading this book, you are taking this course, you are hanging around these people and you're not going anywhere?

Well, I've got some help for you.

Okay, no matter where you are, I got some help for you.

Now, before I give you the magic solution, which is going to blow your mind, you're like, oh my gosh, Mark, you're a genius. I know. But I'm humble too.

So let...

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