Author Archive: Alex Vidal
A few months ago, I watched someone I care about succumb to cancer.
He was my wife’s uncle. Even though he lived 1,000 miles away, we made the effort to visit him three times in under two months.
I knew it would cost a lot of money and time. But this was someone who’d welcomed me into his home for years. We’d told personal stories, shared great laughs, and spent holidays together. We made memories that’ll stay with me forever.
Dave Perrotta is a Boston friend and dating coach who embodies the “just do it” mentality. Since he cold emailed me for an interview on his old podcast, I became inspired by his thirst for adventure.
After college, Dave did what most people only dream of. He started living around the world and joined communities of people doing the same thing. He’s hosted podcasts, coaches men, publishes awesome content on his site, and has written three books.
From left to right: Julian, Pete, Kristina, Me (Nick). Pictures courtesy of Sarah Katharina Photography
About two years ago, I had a vision sparked by my friends Julian and Kristina from LoveLifeSolved. I wanted to bring people from all over the world together to become more confident in themselves and create more fulfilling lives.
You are whatever you think you are.
Whatever labels you use to define yourself, those are the limitations you face. That’s the only world you’re cultivating for yourself.
“I’m not the confident guy women desire.”
“I’m an introvert and can’t regularly be social with new people.”
“I’m not good enough or attractive enough to do X, Y, and Z.”
Happiness starts with the daily choice of understanding and prioritizing your needs. It’s about figuring out and pursuing the connections and experiences you find fulfilling.
You won’t find happiness by trying to please everyone BEFORE taking care of yourself.
To some people, this might sound selfish. But there’s a second part to the equation: