50 Days Without Alcohol

50 Days Without Alcohol
I’m in unchartered territory, here. 50 days without alcohol is something I never thought I’d do. Not because of the difficulty, or length of time – just because I’ve never felt the need to give up alcohol. In social settings, I like drinking. It’s never been a habit I’ve wanted to give up. However, roughly ...

Paleo Snack: Rosemary Almonds 

26. March 2017 Health 0
Paleo Snack: Rosemary Almonds 
I love almonds, so I decided to spice up my own this weekend. This recipe is really simple, total cooking time is 10 minutes.  (Note: while butter isn’t technically paleo according to a lot of people, I still use it) Ingredients  Raw almonds 1 tbsp ghee/butter or your favorite fat Salt Pepper Rosemary Red chili ...

Run One Mile Every Day

Run One Mile Every Day
This past week, I ran. I ran one mile, every day, for seven days in a row. I know what you’re thinking: that’s nothing. A lot of people run seven miles every day. I’m not one of them. For me, running is no fun. It’s boring, it’s uncomfortable, it’s tiring – so I had to ...

Year of Action – Health Goals for 2017

03. January 2017 Health, Thoughts 2
Year of Action – Health Goals for 2017
Last year, I tested out a lot of things. I tried to implement new habits everywhere. Some were beneficial, some were useless. After one full year of trying to implement the following daily habits, I’ve learned how to be my most productive self. Meditate Exercise (run and lifting weights) Eat healthy Play (tennis, squash, golf) ...

New Year, New Habits

New Year, New Habits
Some people can’t quite seem to relax on vacation. I am not one of those people. After a full week in Costa Rica, I have returned home reinvigorated. I’m excited for 2016. Capitalizing on this feeling of refreshment that coincided with the reigning in of a new year, I have decided to set some lofty goals ...

Guided Meditation and the Calm App

26. September 2015 Health, Technology 2
Guided Meditation and the Calm App
I love to meditate, and have spent a majority of my time on the floor practising transcendental meditation, or “T.M.” for short.  For a beginners guide and to see how I got started meditating, check out this post. While I still enjoy T.M., I figured it might be time for me to give another form ...

6AM Workout Everyday

6AM Workout Everyday
The Experiment: Do a 6am Workout Everyday for One Week I workout 2-3 times a week, but really wanted to see that number increase. My typical routine is a 40 minute workout in the evening, followed up by a 30 minute cardio session around my neighborhood. It’s not bad, but I know I could do ...