It’s about time

Time is the currency of life. If you don’t have any, you’re broke. Don’t have time to eat well? Don’t have time to workout? Don’t have time to get eight hours of sleep? Don’t have time to meditate? Time is the one thing you can never get back. Don’t let …

The Gift

Imagine that you’re teenager again, about 15 years old. One day you receive a letter in the mail with a strange key and a short letter. You open it the letter, and read its contents: “If you chose to accept this key, you will find a small car in the …

Goals – Do they even matter?

“Focus on the process, not the outcome” Goals are important because they are markers for success. They can help motivate actions that lead to change. But setting goals is just the first step. In this article I’ll walk you through the process of moving from goals to building the skills …

Don’t sweat the details

Nearly everyone focuses on the details and misses the bigger picture when it comes to performance and health. This happens for a few reasons. 1: Media Fitness magazines would have you believe the most important thing in the world is the ratio or bananas to leafy green vegetables in your …

Sleep 101

Almost everyone needs 7-9 hours of quality sleep to be at peak performance, but unfortunately, few actually get that regularly. Sleeping is the most active time for your body to recover physically; the amount and quality of sleep is also closely related to mental performance; i.e. the ability to learn …

Crockpot Recipes For The Win

As busy as so many of us are these days, it can be a real challenge to put dinner on the table every evening. I look for ways to make food preparation as easy as possible, especially during the week when time is at a premium. Between getting to my …

Willpower: Friend or Foe?

You were likely raised with the idea that if you want something bad enough you can achieve it.  That if you work hard enough, through the force of sheer motivation and willpower, all your goals can be accomplished. At first, this works. Because when we start something motivation is flowing. Excitement …