Category: Blog Posts

Blog by Motivational and Keynote Speaker Justin Cohen

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Sep2014
TRANSCRIPT OF VIDEO I was a depressed kid and so when I was eleven I decided to end it all. Don’t worry I didn’t do it. As I grew older I realized that happiness was not an inborn trait it ... Read More
September 24, 2014Justin

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Sep2014

Did 9/11 Make New York Better

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Transcript When I studied Psychology the focus was on repairing broken minds rather than unlocking growth and potential. We had a whole textbook called Psychopathology on the diseases of the mind. One of the chapters was on PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress ... Read More
September 11, 2014Justin

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Sep2014

How to Retire Rich

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"The reason why we get ourselves into trouble is that we spend what we don’t have to buy what we don’t’ need, to impress people we don’t even like." - Don Watney My first job was delivering newspapers ... Read More
September 2, 2014Justin

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Aug2014
I went partying on Saturday night. I wasn't really in the mood. I was feeling a bit flat and self-conscious. Until the drugs kicked in. Caffeine and alcohol. Red Bull and Vodka. Suddenly I was in the zone, brimming with confidence, bubbling with vitality, speaking ... Read More
August 26, 2014Justin

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Aug2014
My mother is a bit of a health nut. When we were growing up we weren’t allowed sugar. Except at parties. I’d generally treat those like a Roman orgy. I’d eat until I vomited and if no one was looking I’d start again. ... Read More
August 14, 2014Justin

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Aug2014
"History is fast becoming Herstory." Justin Cohen WHY I’M THINKING OF HAVING A SEX CHANGE As we celebrate women’s day this month in South Africa I found myself wondering what all the fuss was about. Women aren’t another species, like the ... Read More
August 7, 2014Justin

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Jul2014
Transcript of video When I was a kid I heard about the power of visualization. What I wanted more than anything was a tape-to-tape cassette recorder So I visualized it until I was blue in the face.  And then it magically appeared. ... Read More
July 30, 2014Justin

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Jul2014

Can You Catch Obesity?

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  Can you catch obesity? (Transcript) I remember the first time I saw a friend wearing skinny jeans. To be honest I thought they were ridiculous. And yet within a few years I had caught the skinny jeans virus. Many of us catch ... Read More
July 24, 2014Justin

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Jul2014

How To Stop Being Negative

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I have a confession. I’ve been teaching and practicing positivity for fifteen years but sometimes I feel like a grumpy fart has taken residence in my head. You know that grouch in your head that’s always griping about something? And so this week ... Read More
July 16, 2014Justin

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Jul2014
Can't watch videos at the office, read the transcript below. The Human Experiment: Episode 2 - Predict If You Will Divorce Imagine there was a test that could predict if you were going to get divorced. There is and it's 94% ... Read More
July 14, 2014Justin