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August 13, 2018

I just finished reading the Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg. Yeah, I know, I’m about five years behind the curve but better late than never right?!

I really appreciated his breaking down the structure of a habit into Cue, Routine and Reward. Sometimes just seeing the s...

June 5, 2018

We all want a quick fix. Whether we’re feeling pain or wanting some physical change. We want it to happen NOW and we want to put the least amount of effort possible into it. We want the change to be immediate and with minimal cost.

This mentality seems to run rampant in...

May 8, 2018

I had a great teacher once tell me that if someone says that they know the true and only way...RUN!

This is the thought that comes to mind when I think of fitness, training and nutrition these days. It is the modern day religion.

I find it so fascinating that people will...

April 10, 2018

It’s pretty clear that keeping the body flexible is important but it seems we don’t place as much importance on keeping the mind flexible. I believe this is because for most of us the application is not clear.  

The mind appears to be less tangible than the body....

March 7, 2018

Research has shown that the average kid spends just over four hours a week playing outside.

Their parents, by contrast, averaged over 8 hours a week when they were children. Screen time for 8-18 year old's has gone up 2.5 hours in the last 10 years.

The Department of Hum...

January 31, 2018

According to the CDC the obesity rate of children has more than tripled since the 1970’s and that 1 in 5 kids are obese. Here are my theories as to why and what we can do about it

Excluding any genetic or health disorders, there are a few behavior patterns and habits we...

December 20, 2017

The holidays are fun. Especially with children. But they can also be stressful and for some people just downright depressing dealing with gatherings, gift giving and bittersweet nostalgia that's often evoked this time of year.

Managing your stress and keeping yourself f...

December 13, 2017

I don’t think there is anything more daunting than getting your finances together. It’s something most of us prefer to put off until you're forced to deal with it. Probably because it's confusing, takes discipline and dedication.

My wife and I are in the process of forg...

November 28, 2017

There are three additional aspects to goals setting (and really goal fulfillment) I think are important: make a commitment that puts you on the hook, find people to help hold you accountable and stick to your goal.

How to put yourself on the hook...

I think the easy way...

November 8, 2017

Let’s begin with a story...vacationing in a big city...

New York City was my home for 10 years. It’s a big City. Often when people would visit I would ask them where would they like to go or what would they like to see. Often they would respond, “lets just go into the C...

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