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Why I Quit Drinking In 2010 (And How It Created A Lifetime Of Healthy Habits)

March 11, 2010, is a significant day for me: it’s when I started a 30-day no alcohol challenge, which turned into a permanent lifestyle change of healthy habits.
I was never a big drinker. I’d enjoy a few quiet beers during the week. Most weekends I’d go a little harder and got drunk on a handful of occasions over the years.
Social drinking was a fun habit. I wasn’t alcohol dependent. But…

James Swanwick’s Life Story

I’ve had a lot of ups and downs in my life. I’ve fallen in love, had my heart broken, run a large news agency and then lost it all during the financial crisis, interviewed the biggest stars in Hollywood, bluffed my way into hosting ESPN SportsCenter… suffice to say that I’ve been through a lot. And now I want to help you to learn from everything that I’ve gone through.

Hopefully you can…

5 Ways To Sleep Better

Sleep is SO important.

It keeps us healthy, regulates our hormones, gives us mental clarity, happiness, rejuvenates us…

A bad night’s sleep leaves us cranky, tired, lethargic and unhappy.

So if you want to learn how to sleep better…if you can’t sleep at night…you’re exhausted but you can’t sleep…you want to learn how to get to sleep faster…how to stop waking up in t…

James Swanwick Named On “Networking Experts To Watch In 2015”

My friend John Corcoran, a Contributor at Forbes, recently compiled a list called 25 Networking Experts To Watch In 2015.

I’m honored to be included.

Here was my excerpt:

Swanwick is a Australia-born former TV Anchor of ESPN’s SportsCenter.  What’s amazing about his personal story is he actually landed that job with SportsCenter – a job plenty of sportscasters would kill to get…

What I Learned After 5 Years Alcohol-Free

Five years ago today, I made a simple bet with myself:

I would go 30 days without drinking socially.

Friends often ask me about this, so I figure I’ll quickly share my story.

I was never a big drinker. I’d enjoy a few quiet beers during the week.  Most weekends I’d go a little harder and get a good “buzz”.

It was all good fun. There was no drinking to excess. I never had…

The “25 Technique”: How To Connect With Anyone and Advance In Your Career

Are you looking for a great job?
Want to meet key clients, investors, and advisors who can grow your business?
Maybe you just want to build your Rolodex *before* you need it.

There are 4 steps you can begin today to start meeting people the right way.

It starts with a weird practice I’ve developed…
1. Mind map your friends (Practice the “25 Technique”)
Here’s one sticking point for…

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