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(We asked: “Have we helped you optimize your life?!”)

  • “I have made more positive changes in my life from my brief membership (only 3 months so far) than I did through years of counseling. YES, Brian Johnson, you are a rock star, and I am making huge strides in optimizing my life as a result of your PNs and Optimal Living classes. I spend $19/month on my gym membership to take care of my body. A mere $10/month on an Optimal Living membership is THE biggest value and BEST INVESTMENT I have ever made in my emotional, mental and spiritual health. THANK YOU for the incredible work you're doing to inspire us to be rock stars in our own lives!!!! ”
  • “Oh, my gosh, let me count the ways. Since discovering you in February 2015, I immediately became a member and have made the following changes: I start every morning by 4:45 a.m., meditating for 20 mins., journaling 20 mins., and doing cardio 25 mins./5000+ Fitbit steps while watching your Philosopher's Notes. I went from a t.v. junkie to less than 5 hours a wk., replaced t.v. with reading books you've covered and/or watching more Philosopher's Notes or other self improvement videos, or tackling items on my To Do list (and working toward my Success List). I've drastically changed my bedtime routine and almost always turn my electronics off at least an hour before bedtime and get 7 1/2 to 8 hrs, of restful sleep. My mood, energy, attitude - you name it - has improved, the "domino/compound effect" has definitely happened here and I can't wait to see what's next. You are my role model. I sing your praises to friends, family and clients. Thank you so much for everything! ”
  • “You have. I can think of no other commercial venture that has the potential to give so much to so many for so little. The payback for me is in the constant flow of "big ideas" I get from the daily emails. If one resonates, I take a look at the 6-page .pdf, which has links to other notes and other big ideas. I am a busy guy, with a family, travel, and job responsibilities that keep me constantly busy. What you've done is provide me a conduit for life-changing ideas that is sitting there just waiting for me to open the tap whenever I have a few moments where I am receptive. Whenever I have the time, the ideas simply flow from email, to note, to other notes, until I am sated. Well done.”
  • “Yes. The principles that are taught in all these books are timeless. I've broken bad habits, become more physically fit, increased productivity at work, loved more, and taken on a more positive outlook on life in general. I've also turned a lot of other people on to Brian Johnson and PhilosophersNotes!”
  • “The OL101 program has changed my life in a hugely positive way. I have made it part of my daily ritual every morning to read 1-2 PhilosophersNotes and/or listen to the actual class recordings. It has become a non-negotiable for me and it helps fuel my days. I am tremendously grateful for the low monthly $10 fee. Frankly, it has been so profound for me that it could be 5x that cost and I'd still probably pay for it! (Don't charge 5x more though!!! :) )”
  • “The value I get from this program is insane! It's easily worth 10X the price. Probably MUCH more than that when I think about the impact it's had on my life.”
  • “You've helped me optimize my life in many ways! I now meditate regularly. Through these classes/notes I have improved my mental, emotional, and physical health as well as my relationships, finances, and creativity! This is the best $10 investment on myself every month - period.”
  • “Brilliant! Yes, you have helped to optimize my lifestyle. I have never been more impacted by a program than this one. I have many talents and interests so I used to zig zag all over the place. Now I have narrowed my focus and I'm producing writing and art on a regular basis. I have eliminated distractions, simplified my space and zeroed in on one project that I work on every day of the week. I don't have excuses any more and I am building strength in habits such as exercise, sleep, miracle mornings and such. I am very grateful to have found you. Cheers-”
  • “Yes, your advice helped me make sense of my own struggles, and those I can see of family members and friends. Your website is a one stop shop for your wisdom, but more precisely the fusion of the wisdom of the worldメs best teachers past and present, and you excel at teaching it and at bringing the teachings of many others you endorse to our fingertips, those who meet your own high standards, or have influenced you. I canメt thank you enough for coming into my life and being the person you are, I tear up just thinking about that. Thank you many times over Brian.”
  • “yesyesYES! I have forwarded your notes to friends and my sister. When Oprah had her show on TV, my sister used to say that I went to school everyday with Oprah. Now, I think of myself going to school everyday with Brian! I also appreciate hearing personal snippets on how you overcome your habits/challenges and "crush it"!”
  • “The "Notes" and Classes have altered my life completely they have given me permission to live with passion again. Now when difficult times come... and they will for us all... I can go to PN or replay a Class for inspiration. And the cost is SO affordable one can't afford NOT to join! Another added bonus, you get to avail yourself of this authentic, unpretentious master teacher, who will take you on a journey of self discovery.”
  • “Yes, you have absolutely helped me optimize my life! I created a business after taking optimal living in 2012. Listening to pn keeps me focused, energized and gentle on my journey. I love your work and your story is close to mine - former lawyer (I left to become a firefighter) so I feel your wisdom and your growth. Thank you for your courage to create. Am so grateful I found you!!”
  • “Rarely a day goes by that I don't listen or re-listen to one of the philosopher's notes. I have even used them for a pep talk and motivator when I am feeling less than optimal. I have been able to apply the knowledge to my life and offer it to others as well. Quite frankly, I have recently accepted a promotion that I doubt I would have had the courage to accept before discovering you. I am astonishing myself and doors are opening because I have discovered the courage to dare (and to fail :). My library is growing based on the wealth of books you share that I never knew existed (and I'm 60 years old!). To discover these treasures and have such easy access to wisdom and inspiration makes me feel truly blessed. Thank you.”
  • “I have recommended this site and Brian to just about anyone who will listen. I am amazed by his insight and intelligence. I am trying to impart some of his wisdom to my 23 year old son, because the value of it is immeasurable and I wish something like this had been available for me. Having said that, I found this site when I was at a huge crossroad, I feel so much more centered and prepared to face and enjoy the choices I am now making. It provides you with innumerable tools to stare down challenges and to build on your best self.”
  • “I've said it many times, it's the best $10 I spend all month and I just am so happy to have found you!”
  • “Game changing results. Thank you so much!!”
  • “Your work has helped me to grow personally and professionally. You provide just the right blend of inspiration, information, and practical advice across many vital areas of life.”
  • “Yes! You truly did! I shared your site with everybody I know and you should start charging more for this;) I could actually cancel my membership since I downloaded all of the content already... However, I keep it there since the amount of effort you but into your program is priceless! Will maybe cancel in 5-6 years;p”
  • “ABSOLUTELY! I've been wanting to write to tell you have much value I have gotten out of your work. I have recently embarked on a path of growth in my life and feel so fortunate that the launch of this program has coincided with that. I am getting so much day-to-day guidance from the 101 courses. It is having a profound impact on my life and really helping me continue to move forward into growth - particularly in moments when I felt like reverting to old patterns. Please keep it up!!!”
  • “Totally radically changed it ... So much so that I'm getting more done, but doing less because the classes have helped me to find what I value and then helped me declutter my mind to focus on what's important. THANK YOU, Brian and Team”
  • “This is the most amazing service and came at the right time in my life. When I reflect on all the successful people I know, they were brought up either in their family or school with the ability to think and with a good "character" foundation or philosophy of how to live. I didn't have that until now and as I try to turn around my life and ensure I can sustain my future success, I know the things that I have learned here will be critical for the foundation of my future success. I highly, highly recommend this to everyone.”
  • “going to take a while to turn this barge around, but the big picture with the big issues that you present are so helpful to getting a perspective and focus. I love the interactive blackboard approach, the way you use the "bullets" to capture big thoughts, the succinct 10 minute pntv presentations, and then the links to other resources that are available. This linkage is particularly helpful in deepening the process and keeps it from being just "memes" or "soundbites". Plus, being able to chose from three different formats, tv if I'm home, mp3 for in the car- brilliant! Thank you so much. The "unexamined life is not worth living" and this is one exam we can all use help on! Do you have a way to give this site as a gift?”
  • “Awesome! Amazing! Am among better choices and believe this will ultimately take me to a much better place!”
  • “I love Philosopher's Notes. I listen to them on my lunch hour when I go for a walk and I always feel more positive when I come back to work. I have favorites I've listened to dozens (maybe hundreds) of times.”
  • “Zig Ziglar says that motivation is like showering, you must do it everyday. This site is a daily motivator for me to stay present and live my best life. Daily life tools that I love. The price is affordable so it's a no brainier.”
  • “Definitely:) the optimal living classes really inspire me and offer awesome guide lines. Thank you for doing what you do”
  • “Yes. I haven't done any of the optimal living stuff yet. Got a lot of creating going on in my life and time is precious. I do take the time to read or listen to at least one PN a day and sometimes two. Each one is something inspiring, new to learn or reinforces learned goodness, which optimizes my life! I appreciate getting the Big Ideas as a brain snack everyday.”
  • “I am a life coach and view part of my job to constantly develop, learn, evolve both personally and professionally. You make it fun and easy to get tremendous breadth and depth and offer interesting anecdotes of how the information can be applied real time. You are also my go to site for learning more about a book I am considering buying. My wish list for books is soooo long; your site helps me decide which is a must have and which books I can pass on (for now! ;)! This is THE BEST $10 investment -- ever!!”
  • “I absolutely love PN and have been telling all of my friends and clients about it! Thank you for making this available and keep up the great work. You inspire me!”
  • “Absolutely! I am a coach and speaker and find myself quoting you or the authors frequently (with proper credit of course) and really resonate with so much fo the material for my own self growth. It is awesome work that you do.”
  • “brian's work is amazing and his dedication and commitment to optimal living in his own life is so inspiring! i am inspired and lit up with each class, each note, each video and so thankful I am part of the community. As a yoga teacher - it also helps me inspire others with new ideas and ways of being/thinking!”
  • “Imagine a site that contained stacks and stacks of great books. Now imagine someone summarized and explain the contents in a fraction of the time it takes to read them. Stop imagining. It's here. Take advantage of Brain's passion. Thank you.”
  • “So far, some of the books I've read as a direct result of reading your philosopher note have had a massive impact. Iメm a newer subscriber and I'm sure more impact is on its way Wow. Me and everyone I know is who you have helped. Two ways. One. Me. Two, I share with them book titles. My sons, daughter and wife all use an audible account and have listened to many of the books you have referenced. Self, family and acquaintances grows together.”
  • “yes - helped with focus, attitude, setting goals, etc.”
  • “I read your daily mails every day. I print the PN and read them in the morning taking out the big ideas I want to work on at this moment. I really brainwashes my mind in a positive way. Also all the book summaries save me a lot of time filtering which books work for me. Keep up the good work!”
  • “I often get the exact message I need at the exact time I need it, and if not for me, for my husband. I feel so grateful to be able to share the most powerful distilled messages especially since my husband doesn't read the same kinds of books as me. I get to share the wisdom and often he finds it fascinating. I absolutely love you Brian -- and Optimize 101 and your wife :-)! Be well and keep doing what you're doing.”
  • “Yes you have been a godsend”
  • “definitely, i started writing journals and what i am grateful for each day.You have the best strategies to achieve greatness in your life ! I have never felt more engaged with my life and what I have set out to accomplish...thanks to the Optimal Living 101 reboot course and the Philosophers Notes plus Brian's...can do... positive...I'm here to help you...100% get it done attitude.”
  • “Absolutely. I feel a difference in how I react to "problems." I view life as more of an adventure than stages to endure (wow that sounds really depressing, but I do think I made many aspects of my life into ordeals). I also love that I can pass what I learn onto my kids and give them the resilience I didn't have as a young adult. I post your quotes all over our house and it's a joke the family shares, but I know they are paying attention to the words nonetheless. Thank you!”
  • “I, like many others have shared, have a mental health diagnosis. Your down to earth approach to improving our lives has really struck a chord with me. I can say honestly your shared wisdom has greatly impacted my life and I in turn have shared that wisdom to improve others lives as a Peer Support to other with a mental health diagnosis. Thank you.”
  • “Brian has been my tour guide through the vast landscape of Optimal Living. There is SO much good stuff out there I'm lucky to have found a wisdom sherpa to help me get up the mountain!!”
  • “I am a psychologist in private practice in Atlanta and this has helped me greatly with my patients. I share this information with them and it is help in the therapeutic process”
  • “SO much! Unbelievably”
  • “Yes. Your work is of great help. I read it with my kids. Such valuable insights from such great works through the ages. We love it. I really enjoy the book summaries. I have ended up buying some books that I hadn't planned to. Time poor- so what you do to save time is awesome.”
  • “Yes! I really appreciate your organized and thoughtful presentation of the big ideas. You do the book research and I do the experiential research. I let you take care of the theory and I tackle the application!”
  • “Woww... where do I start. The live classes have been the most impactful for me. Learning about Brian's own journey and witnessing him walk the talk gave me a lot of courage and confidence to re-balance every time I go tilt. Brian is a true leader and has earned my respect! I love listening to the notes/classes/recordings on my commute!! I'm a therapist/yoga teacher and I love incorporating themes/messages/quotes into my work and classes, aside from the personal benefit/reflection that I get from them.”
  • “Open, kind, fair flexible,, and always timely and informative,,, delivering the hero's time honored messages, preparing us to accept or decline the invitation to participate...... with no judgement. There is a wonderful delicate balance of information vs opinionation,, not sure that's a word! I never feel schooled in what I am not doing, rather informed on how life could be improved”
  • “Definitely! All the wisdom and all the inspiration are so very precious. Sometimes I just need to be reminded that failure is part of the process, or that it is discipline that I need to do my exercises, or that I just have to keep on doing the good work. Sometimes I just forget and then there is a Brian Johnsonmail with a reminder and you just make my day! Thank you!”
  • “Yes! You've made it possible to fulfill a life dream, to discover and apply the principles of optimal living. You've made discovery of those principles a snap. :)”
  • “My life has taken a turn for the busy recently, but I commit to at least one philosophers note a day. I especially like to download the mp3 and listen while exercising or driving. When I listen to it, my mind gets 'right'. I get back in touch with what matters most to me: my soul, my spirituality. And from this, my day, my life, my energy is aligned and I can live in flow. Thank you for all you do!”
  • “I still have a long way to go, mostly because of my focus coming in and out... but I have learned a HUGE amount from the Optimal living 101 workshops. I have listened to the mp3s many times and each time I find something else that helps me to move one tiny step closer to where I want to be.... enough tiny steps will get me where I want to go. Without the work you do, I am quite sure I would be standing still!”
  • “Meditation was something I started with after reading 10% happier. Your site has convinced me to stay with it, really looking forward to meditation 101 podcast when i carve out the time yes - its amazing - I listen to the book talks almost every day and I gain so much insight. I share this with the staff at work. It a win-win. Phil's Notes (as I call it :)) gave me a lot of new ideas and new point of views and helped/helps me to move forward in my self-development. My happiness level increased and I think I'm gradually opening more for the world and am more conscious about myself. Your work helps me to go exactly into the direction I want to go.”
  • “Yes you have! I always love the 100% commitment idea. Can't hear it enough. It's helped me stay consistent with my mediation practice. I love how you incorporate science, psychology and spirituality in all the big ideas. REALLY helps reinforce them in a powerful way. Thank you so much!!”
  • “I love listening to PN's while I go for a walk in the evening to wind down my day. You distill great concepts and present in a very digestible format. Tying in quotes and concepts from other authors helps me find consistency in the message, rather than feeling confused about the myriad of views and opinions presented in literature. The price point is so perfect. What you create has great value - you can't give it away free. I always feel like I get my money's worth.”
  • “I run a weight loss challenge with over 500 people in it (private group... FB).. The homework last week was to watch a brianjohnson.me episode... Does that tell you anything about how much I love the site. I am putting my reputation on the line... and glad to be spreading the word”
  • “Yes and in only a few days I have got some great ideas and been motivated to start meditation plus worry less about what are people are doing and thinking”
  • “Just awesome. I am now meditating and it's changed my life. The daily support and wisdom from the PN's are amazing and much needed.”
  • “I start nearly every day with a note. Easy access to the wisdom of the world makes every day better !”
  • “Absolutely, i am more disciplined, more into meditation, being my best self. Incredibly inspired and i have only been a member for a few months.”
  • “I keep my notes on my office wall of Getting stuff done 101! (awesome as you would say). I love the nuggets of info/knowledge every day. I've started meditating every day, i'm up to 29 burpees, and trying to focus on "the main thing is to keep the main thing, the main thing!"”
  • “The thoughts and insights are inspiring and uplifting. Although I've only recently joined, I can say it is the best $10 I've spent in a LONG time.”
  • “I am a huge fan, and often use ideas/concepts I learn in my own coaching business! Thank you!!!”
  • “I am hanging out in a state of Joy most of the time since I started studying at least one PN a day. I am extremely grateful to have found this site at a price I can afford on my social security retirement. Thank you!”
  • “You help me start the day better. Eating better. Exercising better. More focused. More confidence. Happier”
  • “Yes, the videos and the notes have helped me set goals, be more disciplined, be more positive and meditate regularly. Over all it has helped me be a better person. Thank you”
  • “Yes. Very inspirational and solid content. I like how practical and logical it is. In the philosophy/spirituality niche on the internet, some of it is hard to believe. I feel with you, everything seems logical and it is always explained for the majority to understand and makes our every day lives easier to construct and successful. Thank you.”
  • “Powerful, short bursts of insight that lead to behaviour change and life improvement. Absolutely! Many of the books you have notes on are sitting on my shelves, and it's so hard to find the time to actually get through them (exercising, meditating, and eating right are higher priorities). Love your gift for distilling the wisdom and providing action steps that are doable and not overwhelming”
  • “Man I just can't say enought! You've restored my hope my dreams and my ambition with everything you do! Thank you thank you thank you!”
  • “Yes, PNs let me dip into a topic that I may be interested in but don't have time to read the book or not sure that I would finish the book. It's like reading a more detailed book review that captures all the best bits and gives you an opportunity to decide whether it's a book/technique/philosophy you want to explore further or it's not your thing. Love it!”
  • “My primary motivation for subscribing to the Optimizer is to use the content as reinforcement for clients who are facing relevant challenges. Some of those clients have gone on to subscribe. In sum, this is optimizing my practice!”
  • “A-B-S-L-U-T-E-L-Y. Brian has my back.”
  • “You certainly have. By condensing the plethora of wisdom available into bite size nuggets you have successfully brought what so many of us are missing, knowledge leading to peace of mind and truly productive lives. For this I thank you and strive evermore to contribute something as meaningful and powerful to this wonderful life!”
  • “This is my daily practice... You've made it so concise, efficient and condensed that this married momma of 3 who works full time and goes to school can afford it and thanks to ya'll I am inspired daily to be the best me and follow my bliss. I am abundantly grateful to you and your team Brian, thank you! Yes! You're helping me through a difficult time and making that time seem like it has a purpose. I'm journaling now and counting my blessings instead of letting myself spiral in worry and negative thoughts. I'm starting to see a clearer path and ask for what I want instead of settling for a shadow purpose. Thank you so much! There are no words that can express how important this work is!”
  • “Absolutely! I'm thrilled and grateful that I found BrianJohnson and his work. I made some real progress into every aspect of my life by applying the 'Big Ideas' from every Philosopher's Notes I read and listened plus the great framework to follow from Optimal Living 101 class. Brian Johnson and his work is such a blessing for people like me. I can say that Brian is different from other gurus out there because he is so genuine, kind, and generous plus he is so passionate about his work. His teaching is so simple and easy to understand and practical grounded with his personal experiences, scientific facts, logic, virtues, and so on. I highly recommend Brian Johnson and his work to those who would like to optimize their lives. Thank you so much Brian! I'm such a huge fan of yours! and hoping to meet you in person and take picture with you! :)”
  • “Yes. Listening to the audio recordings while walking to and from work or in my spare time helps me to think about my priorities. Truly, I am so grateful to you for creating this service. I like to describe these to my colleagues as "the trailer to the book". Time is so precious and your Notes help to ensure my choices over how I spend my time are invested in the right thing(s).”
  • “This program offers a roadmap for me to execute on my life purpose. It provides inspiration, deep insight, and practical steps that I can apply immediately. I don't know where I'd be without this material. It has become a precious life gift.”
  • “I am so grateful to you for your years of dedication to helping people live an optimal life. Thank you so much for sharing all your research and results! Life is so much more fun now to have all your information available in my thoughts as choices that I wasn't aware of before to make better decisions and live a better life! Thank you!”
  • “Absolutely. Having this wealth of information from great minds throughout history, as well as today's, is invaluable. The condensed (i.e. Big Ideas) format in the form of MP3's and video coupled with Brian's teaching style makes consuming and understanding the content easy no matter how busy your schedule.”
  • “Very much. A formal education does not provide the level of information, insights and mentoring for a enhanced mindset to deal with life challenges. Your program is an exceptional offering.”
  • “Many of the notes and all of the classes have made huge impacts on my thinking and actions. My life is getting much better thanks to your work.”
  • “Yes absolutely! Your method is very practical. By showing so many ways of expressing and implementing just a few universal truths you make those truths much more real, relevant and usable.”
  • “Yes!! I'm going through a challenging place in life. I listen to PN every day and they are amazing reminders on how I really want to live my life! LOVE PN and Brian Johnson!!! I cant thank you enough. You have transformed my self empowerment. My life has become so pro-active and positive and have witnessed massive changes in myself, which has enabled me to further forward and help other people. thank you a million times (pie squared) over”
  • “It is my daily inspiration.. I watch the video..then read the pdf and then on way home at night listen to the mp3 we get in our emails I am a Chiropractor and I use the messages in the video of the day to inspire my community!!”
  • “I especially appreciate the lessons on productivity, meditation, and stress management. I have since become a principal of a school and have no illusions about how stressful my life is about to become. Your PN's and discussions on how to get things done efficiently and all the while maintaining one's sanity have helped me tremendously in preparing myself for the stress to come. Thankyou for all that you do!”
  • “yes, you are practical, simple, understandable, current, humorous, to the point. You don't, in my opinion, try to impress us with your smarts or wording, Keep it simple like you have been doing and stay humble - it's sexy - like the 70s commercial with Jack Palance - "confidence is sexy"”
  • “OMG yes! Habits 101 was amazing and just what I needed to make some optimal changes! I have purchased many of the books after reading the PN's. Good stuff!”
  • “I am enriched by the many fantastic concepts and tips to optimize my life. Brian makes the information digestible, fun, and empowering. I'm very grateful for all the hard and thoughtful work that is poured into this offering.”
  • “It's helping so much! You are definitely astonishing me with the amount of good content. Sometimes I can't keep up! But, it is all tremendously helpful. The most helpful video I have watched (over and over and over) is the Masterpiece Days video. The emails and web site content are so inspiring, and the Optimal Living classes are each like a Master's class. Incredible!”
  • “Your notes and videos have helped me restructure my entire life - get rid of clutter and focus on what really matters. You've inspired me to set new goals and have helped me successfully create habits I'd been trying unsuccessfully to create for years. Now I can be a better living example for my daughter. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!”
  • “I really like your program. It's my favorite of all the programs I currently use. I look forward to the daily emails and monthly content. Excellent Product and Delivery Model.”
  • “The teaching on goals is the best I've ever seen. It really energized me one particular year. I love how there's always more good ideas to uplift and move life ahead in good ways.”
  • “Well let me see, in the last month since I became a member I started waking up at 5.30 consistently (no days off) and my morning ritual consists of Walk in the Sun 20min, Cold Shower, Meditation 20min, Pranayama 10 min, Mobility Work, Journaling using a predefined template with questions, reading one Philosopher Note, One 60/60/30 block of uninterrupted work. And yesterday was the 27th day in a row with everything checked on that list... and I'm going strong. Would that count as life-changing? :-) ”
  • “As we all are, I am a work in progress but I feel I have a mentor in Brian. I would say I listen to a PN just about everyday. Recently I even read the miracle morning and now I'm looking into the book by Scott Adams. I've learned so much about just giving myself small victories in the process of building new habits. I love the idea of systems versus goals, that really struck a cord with me. Thank you because every time I listen, I feel I have the power to change my life.”
  • “I would say I have more positive developments in my lfie in the year or so since I first accessed the Philosophers Notes than ever before. Thanks Brian and team.”
  • “It's been amazing! It's been so helpful and such an easy way to stay motivated. I like getting lessons daily with a small investment of time. Brian, you do a great job presenting the information. Keep up the great work! I'm very grateful for all you do!”
  • “Yes, you've changed my life! I want to impart this wisdom to my son too (19 years old). This info is among the most paramount things a person can learn to live a healthy happy life. I just cant say enough about Brian and his offerings. Astonishing - yes, Awe Inspiring - yes, Top Notch - yes, Professional - yes!!! ”
  • “Absolutely! Addicted to your notes”
  • “Your service has helped me through many dark days and helped me apply many key daily optimal living strategies that I wished I had learned decades ago. Moreover, your service is teaching me how to find some balance in my life. Specifcally, you have helped me learn to be perfectly, imperfectly human. Your resources are invaluable and life changing. I am grateful for your services and I reccommend your optimal services to all my family, friends and colleagues.”
  • “HUMONGOUSLY!!! So much wisdom and so inspiring, i feel like becoming a better human being by the minute. I am way more aware of who i am and how i function, and this has enabled me to overcome challenges i wouldnt even think of embracing. BJ is one of the five people I chose to hang out lots with :D”
  • “You offer reliable beacoon of common sense positivity which has taken me from a place of very low self esteem to finding my own power.”
  • “Life changing. I am so motivated on moving ahead in my life. It is still not easy with the challenges that life gives me but I am remembering what I am learning and applying the phrases and lessons just when I need them.”
  • “Absolutely! This website has been directly responsible for helping me reduce my problems with fear and anxiety that I troubled with all my life. It has become a valuable resource in my on going quest to move forward and improve my life.”
  • “Absolutely! 'The teacher shows up when the student is ready' certainly rings true. I found your website and u-tube Philosopher's Notes just when my eyes were beginning to be opened. (Wayne Dyer's 'Change your thoughts, change your life' was first). Thank you Brian, you are truly a Great Teacher.”
  • “I read more, watch tv less = more wisdom in less time! As a result, I'm growing each day. Listening to audible notes every morning on the way to work and looking for opportunities to apply the BIG Ideas to my present situation. Example: The 4 Agreements - so simple as your read and learn them, yet so deep as you "honor" these in every interaction - that will change you - it has me. Simply put, I think results are connected to Brian's motivation - he's not trying to get rich (etc.), he's trying to help others live meaningful lives with integrity and purpose. He's focused on the process, knowing the outcome will follow naturally. With that process, you have helped me take practical steps in my personal growth - I'm a better person, friend, husband, co-worker as a result. Still need to grow, buy hey more notes are coming out every month - providing me more opportunity to improve myself, thereby improving the relationships in my circle of influence. I truly appreciate all you do - THANK YOU!”
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  • “Absolutely ! I have been a coach for 7 years now and was going through a mental slump. After chancing upon your site, notes and videos on you tube just made me fall in love with humanity all over again ! You have given me "renewed purpose" in life especially with your positive "action inducing" energy, and the amazing effort that you take to "link" the big and common thoughts from the Buddha to Gary Keller ! Can't thank you enough.”
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