Posts by James Michael Sama

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Other People

Don’t worry, nobody else knows what the hell they’re doing, either. How much stress would you say you feel due to looking at the distance between where you’re at in life, and where you want to be? Perhaps your income isn’t where you’d like. Perhaps you’re going through a breakup. Perhaps you’re struggling with changing…

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Be Willing to Suck

Every expert to ever live was once a beginner. Their greatest advantage was the willingness to start from square one and refuse to give up. Think of how many things we never accomplish because we aren’t willing to suck at first. How many people have avoided joining a gym (pre-Covid) because they were embarrassed of…

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How To Stay True To Yourself At All Times

How do we stay connected to our true identity and purpose while living in a world that is always trying to tell us who we’re supposed to be? Let’s think about the concept of identity for a moment. It seems simple at first, the basic fundamental idea of who you are. Your name is Susan,…

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10 Things To Give The Woman Who Has Everything

Society has so deeply programmed men to believe their value is determined by professional success that it’s difficult to step outside of that when it comes to relationships. This is why [some] men stray away from dating successful women. They’re not sure what they could provide her with if it’s not financially driven. Here are…

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The Greatest Wealth Is Time With Those We Love

Don’t get so busy making a living that you forget to create a life. Priorities shift over the years. The older we get, the more we understand the real value of time and the freedom to spend it with those we love the most. Family, friends, significant others. In the times of Covid, we have…

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If You’re Not Having Fun, What’s The Point?

The goal is to laugh forever with someone you take seriously. A relationship should enhance our life, not complicate it. I think sometimes, we forget this simple truth when we’re searching for a partner. It becomes a chore, or a tedious task that adds to the course of our day. We have to open that dating app.…

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30 Life Principles To Teach Future Generations

Living a life of contribution, honor, and respect is the greatest gift we can give to the world. I originally wrote this piece in 2015 as a comprehensive guide that I’d follow if I ever ended up having children. Now, five years later, the woman I’m building a life with has two daughters of her…

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