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The 5 Gatekeepers Holding You Prisoner To Your Comfort Zone

Reading Time: 8 minutes Wondering why you have such a hard time achieving goals you set for yourself? Confused as to why change seems so difficult? This article examines the five gatekeepers you have to address in order to accomplish your goals.

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Pain, Adventure, & The Mundane: The Identity Shaping Power of Our Experiences

Reading Time: 8 minutes Research suggests that experiences, not material goods, are the key to happiness. They provide a more lasting form of happiness and, as we’ll see in this article, play a key role in shaping our identity.

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Does Choosing Salads Lead To Eating More Cookies?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Are your healthy decisions throughout the day, choosing a healthy option at lunch or making time for the gym, actually backfiring and causing you to be more unhealthy? Find out how you can combat the desire to reward yourself with the bad stuff.

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The Definitive Guide To Busting Through Plateaus

Reading Time: 17 minutes Tired of spinning your wheels with no progress to show for your effort? This article covers all the possible reasons why your progress has stopped, and what you can do about it.

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Lose The Booze: The Effects of Alcohol on Weight Loss

Reading Time: 5 minutes How much does alcohol negatively impact your ability to lose weight? The answer might surprise you.

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How To Stay Active While Working From Home

Reading Time: 3 minutes Working from home presents a unique set of challenges to those used to moving throughout the day. Follow this advice to keep yourself healthy and active throughout the workday.

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Meditation For The Non-Spiritual

Reading Time: 4 minutes Growing research suggests that meditation has great health benefits, but it gets a bad rap from those who don’t proclaim themselves to fit into the “spiritual” category. Here’s my advice to adopt a meditation practice even for the non-spiritual.

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Going Full Throttle: Shortcomings of Our Freeze Response To Danger

Reading Time: 5 minutes We have three natural reactions to danger: fight, flight, or the much less discussed freeze response. How can our instincts betray us, causing us to hit the brakes when throttling the gas is what will actually save us from impending danger?

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Overcome Negative Thoughts With Socratic Questioning

Reading Time: 2 minutes Do you suffer from the negative stories you tell yourself about the world around you? Use this technique from cognitive behavioral therapy to alter these stories and banish negative thoughts.

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How To Adopt A Fitness-Minded Traveler’s Mindset

Reading Time: 2 minutes Want to travel while maintaining your fitness plan? Follow this simple advice.

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How The Scale Deceives You (And Other Measures of Success)

Reading Time: < 1 minute How the bathroom scale lies, and other ways to measure progress in your fitness program.

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5 Reasons You Should Take Dance Lessons (That Have Nothing To Do With Exercise)

Reading Time: 5 minutes Here are 5 reasons you should take dancing lessons that have nothing to do with exercise.

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How To Stop Letting Setbacks Set You Back

Reading Time: 3 minutes Stop letting setbacks hold you back from your goals. Instead, use them to propel you forward like a sling shot. Read to find out how.

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How To Leverage Food Tracking For Weight Loss

Reading Time: 8 minutes Follow these tips and best practices to maximize your weight loss using food tracking tools.

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