Does Choosing Salads Lead To Eating More Cookies?

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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Going Full Throttle: Shortcomings of Our Freeze Response To Danger

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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How To Adopt A Fitness-Minded Traveler’s Mindset

Want to travel while maintaining your fitness plan? Follow this simple advice.

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What a $500 Mistake Taught Me About Behavior Change

What did a $500 mistake teach me about successful behavior change?

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How To Stop Letting Setbacks Set You Back

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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What Can Comedy Teach You About Leadership & Success?

How can improv comedy help you succeed? Read more to find out.

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Why Your Favorite Sports Team Is Ruining Your Life

The dangers of being a spectator.

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If You’re Failing At Anything, Here’s Why.

This article discusses the three main reasons you are likely to fail at anything. Learn how to overcome the most important obstacles you’ll face.

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Your Thoughts Are Making You Sick

Negative thinking can increase your risk of illness. Here’s how.

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When Being Healthy Becomes Unhealthy

When do healthy behaviors become unhealthy? Find out in this article.

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Why Not You? – An Inspiring Weight Loss Transformation Story

An incredible 10-year weight loss transformation story. Extraordinary people are created through daily actions and decisions.

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One Daily Practice To Immediately Improve Your Life

I want to talk briefly about an often overlooked daily activity. Like many things, we get busy in the hustle and bustle of the day-to-day and forget to pause and reflect. I want to talk to you about the power of gratitude. Today, after a headache of a morning that included getting stuck in construction traffic,…

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Abstaining From Moderation

[Article originally published in Breaking Muscle] Business and self-development coaches will often tell you that the secret to success is to focus on your strengths, while either outsourcing your weaknesses or becoming just good enough at them not to mess everything up. This approach allows you to avoid spinning your wheels doing the tasks you…

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From Fat Kid To Fitness Competitor, Vol 2:

From Liberation To Self-Discovery Discovering that oftentimes it is the growth you experience during the journey that matters far more than the achievement itself. In, From Fat Kid To Fitness Competitor, I wrote about the liberation of an obese kid from his past struggles with weight loss and low self-esteem. This story is the sequel to…

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One Simple Trick To Invite More Adventure Into Your Life

We are facing an epidemic. It affects a larger proportion of the population than most people realize and can be detrimental to the well-being and functioning of any adult who suffers from it. This epidemic is a lack in fulfillment within our lives.  We can easily differentiate people by whether or not they are fulfilled…

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