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Dave Booda offers an unconventional and often controversial perspective on life, relationships and happiness. Each week he reads the essay that is also posted on his blog, boodaism.com.

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    • Self-Improvement
    • 4.8 • 12 Ratings

Dave Booda offers an unconventional and often controversial perspective on life, relationships and happiness. Each week he reads the essay that is also posted on his blog, boodaism.com.

    You Can’t Be Nice to a Narcissist

    You Can’t Be Nice to a Narcissist

    My name is Dave, and I consider myself a narcissist. I love attention, I constantly overestimate myself, and my favorite topic of conversation is me. Chances are you know people like me, because there are a lot of us — yet almost no one knows how to deal with us effectively. In fact, what most people […]

    • 13 min
    Back in the Saddle: 2018 Annual Review

    Back in the Saddle: 2018 Annual Review

    I took a break this year. For those of you who have been following this site, you’ll notice that sometime around the end of June I took a break from publishing every week. It wasn’t totally intentional, but it felt right. Up until that point I had been consistently posting every week since December 2014 […]

    • 7 min
    Tell the Truth

    Tell the Truth

    Write something true. That’s my mantra. When I’m feeling blocked I pause and remind myself of this. Write the truth. Not the ultimate truth — just something that feels true, something authentic. That’s what writing is for me, a chance to admit the truth in a space where no one will judge me, hate me […]

    • 9 min
    Before You Read ‘The Way of the Superior Man’ Read This

    Before You Read ‘The Way of the Superior Man’ Read This

    I just wanted to shake his hand. Here was a man I learned so much from, that answered so many of my questions about “being a man”, and I just wanted to meet him and say “your book meant a lot to me” — but there were rules. It was 2011, and I was at […]

    • 18 min
    The Surprising Foundation of Every Great Relationship

    The Surprising Foundation of Every Great Relationship

    I’m a systems thinker, which means I spend a lot of time trying to understand the root of a problem, rather than dealing with it’s symptoms. When we attempt to solve problems without first understanding the system that created them, it’s like bailing out a leaking boat. It may provide temporary relief, but the problem […]

    • 7 min
    The Day Life Coaches Replaced Best Friends

    The Day Life Coaches Replaced Best Friends

    It’s the year 2030, and in the western world, turning to a coach for life’s challenges is as common as 1-hour drone delivery from Amazon. It’s easy, it solves our problem and we don’t mind paying a little extra for the convenience. In fact, in 2030 we have more resources than ever, and nearly everyone […]

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

secondhalf123 ,

Real life

Love love these short podcast ... totally resonates with me ... Dave puts in to words what I feel on so many levels ..

Nitya7 ,

Great

Makes me think, clear and short podcasts. Love it

Lilpavo ,

Love the short introspective podcast

Great podcast from a wise guy. Thanks

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