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Become Your ‘Best Self’ – Story

My whole adult life I’ve faked being a legit martial arts teacher.  No one knows it, but I’m afraid of fighting.  Flash back to 1996 when I’m sixteen years old.  I’m training for my first kickboxing fight.  I’ve competed in karate tournaments,…

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Eat More Veg – Habit

Vegetables pack more nutritional density per gram than any other food group.  By increasing your ratio of vegetables to grains and starches you’ll not only reduce blood sugar swings as described in my story, but you’ll get all the benefits…

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Eat More Veg – Story

“Everything I know about healthy food is wrong.”  That’s how I felt in 2010.  From my early twenties to early thirties I ate lots of lean meat, “healthy” grains and starches, fruit, and a little bit of vegetables.  Then, I…

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Read More Deeply – Habit

If you haven't read part 1 of this post, check out this link for more context and Step 1 of this process for how to examine your information sources.   Step 2 - Use Filter Questions to Save Time and Your Brain …

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Examine Your Information Sources – Habit

A man is but a product of his thoughts.  What he thinks he becomes. - Gandhi   Your destiny lurks hidden right in front of your eyes.  Your interactions directly with people or indirectly through your information sources guide your…

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The J-Curve of Habit Change

Why every year do we set New Year’s resolutions with the vigor of a high school student on a first date and weeks later sit defeated like a boxer stuck on his stool?   Why?   We take on too…

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Meditation – Habit

All of man's difficulties are caused by his inability to sit, quietly, in a room by himself. - Blaise Pascal If you want to read the story of my first meditation retreat, start here. Preparation Choose a time to meditate each…

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Meditation – Story

  I ambled gently amongst zombies roaming the grounds like straight-jacketed patients at the mental asylum in Halloween.  If you drove by a meditation weekend retreat you’d see dozens of plainly dressed adults walking mindlessly or mindfully back and forth…

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Eat Clean – Habit

If you want to read my motivation behind creating this habit, read this story. Complete the One-Time Activities first to create a Replacement Food List to use for future reference when completing the Weekly tasks.  Complete the Weekly tasks listed down…

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