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To my beloved brother

Death has always been something unreal for me.

Of course, like everyone else, I quickly understood during my childhood that human beings eventually die. However, death was something unreal because it seemed to happen only to others.

I was fortunate in my childhood not to see any of my loved ones die.

My confrontation with death was therefore purely theoretical. I knew that it existed, but I had never experienced it in real life around me. An experience that makes you realize that death is real.

So death was just a distant thing.

In my early twenties, my grandfather died…


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Being able to live the life of your dreams without having to work every day is something that has already crossed your mind. For some, it has even become a life goal. Life led by the ultra-rich is intriguing. Wealth has always been the stuff of dreams. Yet very few people will ever join this category of the ultra-rich in the course of their lives.

There are many reasons for this, and I do not pretend to be able to reveal secrets that will allow you to miraculously pass from a life in the average to the life led by…


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Every day, you have to process hundreds, if not thousands, of pieces of information. How we interpret this information will have a very strong impact on your mindset and quality of life.

Faced with each situation, individuals will react in a way that is unique to them.

Over time, your brain will end up playing tricks on you and you will fall into certain cognitive biases that will make you interpret things in an exaggerated way. This distortion in the cognitive processing of information can greatly impair your ability to be happy.

To help you get out of these cognitive…


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In the world of personal development, a major trend has been present for several years now. It consists of waking up at 5 A.M. every morning. This good habit would make the difference between those who succeed and those who fail.

Of course, some people are exceptions to this rule and manage to succeed when they get up at 10 A.M. every day. Nevertheless, in most cases, people who succeed in life follow this practice.

If you still doubt the value of this practice, I will try to convince you to take the step through 5 excellent reasons.

1. Enjoy Your Peak Productivity Without Any Distractions

Your peak…


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Money is something that a majority of people do not master. The more I talk about money with people, the more I realize that many have a total ignorance of the subject.

It’s not that surprising. The education system has never taught you what money is, and even worse, how to manage your money in order to make the right decisions for your future.

There is one basic rule that you should have in mind, and it applies to all areas, and therefore to money:

“In life, it’s your ignorance that costs you money.”

So the less you know about…


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A former Bitcoin opponent, Ray Dalio has continued to evolve over the past few months. Like many people, the great monetary inflation we’ve been experiencing since March 2020 has changed his outlook. Ray Dalio has been impressed by the resilience of Bitcoin.

Faced with the ever-increasing odds of success of the Bitcoin revolution in the long run, Ray Dalio finally decided to buy Bitcoin himself.

Without allocating 5% of his portfolio as Paul Tudor Jones did, Ray Dalio put some dollars in Bitcoin just in case. …


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Risk is a part of life. When you embark on a new adventure, and even more so when you leave your comfort zone, you take a risk or risks. There is no guarantee that you will succeed. Sometimes, it’s even the opposite.

The more you try extraordinary things that no one has done before, the lower your chances of success. De facto, the greater your chances of failure. So you’ll see it as too big a risk to take.

Many people admire Elon Musk as a highly successful visionary entrepreneur. Watching him masterfully lead Tesla and SpaceX, you might not…


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As has been the case for several years now, September should once again be a red month for Bitcoin. I’m not surprised, since I suggested this at the very beginning of the month.

Without knowing what the reasons would be, I suspected that there would be events that would make this month volatile. This has been happening for several years, and as Mark Twain once said, if history does not repeat itself, it often does.

That’s what it will have done once again in 2021.

Evergrande’s potential bankruptcy triggers an important sell-off in liquid markets like Bitcoin

Yet until El Salvador’s Bitcoin Day on September 7, 2021, all seemed to be going…


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The possible bankruptcy of the Chinese real estate giant Evergrande agitates the markets. On Monday, September 20, 2021, all the world's financial markets were shaking at this possibility. However, not a word from Beijing on the subject.

The fact that Monday was a holiday in China only added to the uncertainty about the future of Evergrande. But behind the scenes, there is little doubt that China's highest authorities are on the alert, ready to intervene if the situation becomes too unstable.

Not that fluctuations in international markets or a Lehman Brothers-style shockwave are Beijing's primary concern. Far from it. However…


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If only I had more time, then I could complete my most ambitious projects. Unfortunately, I don’t have enough time, and I can’t achieve my goals.

Like me, I imagine that you have already heard this type of sentence frequently uttered by people around you.

The number of people who think they don’t have enough time in their lives is really impressive. To try to solve this problem, these people will read books and articles to learn how to better control their time. This would be the key to achieving great things in life.

Anyone who tries to sell you…

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