10 – Minute Mindset, Volume IV: Imitation, Pain, Freedom, & Changing Your Mind

Reading Time: 5 minutes Reasons you’re eating that have nothing to do with hunger: Emotion/Stress It’s In Front of You Boredom It’s Free You’re Tired Clean-Plate Syndrome Can’t Say No To Food Pushers Coming up with a plan to address each of these scenarios will help you combat the desire to undue your hard work. A simple idea, contained…

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10 – Minute Mindset Lessons: Volume II

Reading Time: 4 minutes Diversify your self-worth portfolio.Putting all your eggs in one basket can be a financial disaster. If all your money is in one investment that fails, you lose everything. Similarly, don’t put all your “self-worth” investment into one basket. If the bathroom scale or mirror is the one quality that determines how you feel about yourself,…

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10 – Minute Mindset Lessons: Volume I

Reading Time: 4 minutes Gain new insights into your health and mindset with ten minute-long ideas.

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Two Reasons To Start Traveling Right Now

Reading Time: 2 minutes I was having a great conversation with a few passionate travelers recently, and we were talking about the importance of traveling. Travel, particularly international travel, is something everyone should get to experience at least once. Set aside the food, sights, and excursions for a moment. The argument I’m making for travel goes a bit deeper…

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The Friendship Formula: The Psychology of Connection

Reading Time: 9 minutes Our relationships with others—our friends, family, and significant others—give our life its greatest moments and sense of purpose. However, as an adult, do you actually know how to make new friends? As we grow into adulthood, and periodically throughout our life, we go through periods of “friendship pruning.” We begin to recognize that some of…

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Why You Might Be Your Biggest Enemy of Change

Reading Time: 2 minutes Is your fear of success what’s really holding you back?

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Paper or Plastic: An Unlikely Lesson In Compassion

Reading Time: < 1 minute How did a simple grocery store visit fundamentally shift my own views on the importance of having compassion?

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The $1.6 Billion Question

Reading Time: 4 minutes What would you change about your life if you won $1.6 billion?

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Should I Weigh Myself Every Day?

Reading Time: < 1 minute How often should you step on the scale? Is every day too much?

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3 Unintuitive Steps To Adopt A Positive Mindset

Reading Time: 4 minutes Why is mindset so important? Read how it can quite literally change how you see the world, and get three not-so-common tips to adopt a positive mindset.

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Herd Mentality: How Easily Can Your Friends Sabotage Your Fitness Plan?

Reading Time: 6 minutes How easily could your friends sabotage your fitness plan? Find out how to bulletproof yourself from bad influence.

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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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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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