Michael Pietrzak

Michael Pietrzak
Michael Pietrzak is the founder of So You Want to Write? Inc., which helps writers improve their writing and get published. He’s passionate about personal development, CrossFit, and playing guitar.

Breaking Smartphone Addiction

12 Steps to Breaking Smartphone Addiction

By Michael Pietrzak | January 11, 2019

Are you using your smartphone, or is it using you?

How to Feel Good (Almost) All the Time

By Michael Pietrzak | May 4, 2018

Why chasing some far-off happiness is madness

Work Less. Do More.

By Michael Pietrzak | March 26, 2018

Want to be more productive? Throttle back to 90 or even 75% effort.

How Journaling by Hand Changed My Life

By Michael Pietrzak | December 11, 2017

Plus, 5 ways to make scribbling a habit

What Halloween Can Teach Us About Tradition

By Michael Pietrzak | October 31, 2017

Why do we celebrate a holiday that has nothing to do with its origins?

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30 Things to Do Before You’re 30

By Michael Pietrzak | October 30, 2017

Save years of struggle by learning from those who know the road ahead

7 Ways to Sharpen Your Vision for Success

By Michael Pietrzak | September 28, 2017

Whether focused on your life goals or your next project, get clear on the end result to succeed faster.

7 Solutions for the Control Freak

By Michael Pietrzak | June 6, 2017

For maximum productivity, learn when to tighten your grip, and when to let go.

9 Ways to Be More Charming

By Michael Pietrzak | April 19, 2017

Charisma is a skill that can be learned. These “superpowers” can help.

3 Ways to Get Inspired

By Michael Pietrzak | March 22, 2017

How to fill your inspiration bucket