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Why Minimalism Doesn’t Work and How to Fix It

by / ⠀Blog Entrepreneurship / March 17, 2015

You’ve been lied to.   So many books have been written on minimalism, yet it simply doesn’t work for so many people.  We all know deep down inside that less possessions doesn’t necessarily lead to a happier life. Why?  We all want more stuff!  Depriving yourself makes you feel repressed, guilty for wanting things, and triggers your brain into a scarcity mindset.  Minimalism is supposed to be a…

5 Steps To Optimizing Your Sleep

by / ⠀Health & Fitness / December 23, 2014

Recently I interviewed a sleep expert on the best ways to optimize sleep and was blown away by how much I didn’t know about this topic. As entrepreneurs we tend to take the “I’ll sleep when I’m dead” approach more often than not. Before my interview with this expert I knew better than to think that way about sleep, but I had no idea how powerful effective sleeping…

5 Micronutrients to Optimize Performance

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Health & Fitness / December 3, 2014

What supplements should I be taking?  As a health and performance coach to high level entrepreneurs I’m asked this question quite frequently. The question they should be asking me is what micronutrients should I be taking? Micronutrients are just vitamins and minerals. If we don’t get enough of them through our food, our health may suffer. Fortunately we can always supplement our diet through… micronutrient supplements. Entrepreneurs and…

How The World Around You is Keeping You From Being Emotionally Fit (and What You Can Do About it)

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Health & Fitness / November 11, 2014

  “Your words will either give you joy or give you sorrow, but if they were spoken without regret, they give you peace.” Shannon L. Alder   I am not enough. But at the party, when I explained my day, I didn’t talk about this. Instead, I spoke about the latest sushi restaurant that opened downtown, my recent Netflix binge, a few timely comments on education reform and…

6 Reasons Men Should Be Doing Yoga

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Health & Fitness / October 10, 2014

Yoga is exploding in the United States. 20.4 million Americans participated in Yoga in 2012 and the number of yogis is on the rise. Not surprisingly, over 82% of these yogis are woman. Where the men at? For some reason western society as a whole associates yoga as a feminine activity, so many guys roll their eyes whenever a woman extends the invite to a yoga class. Want…

6 Habits to Hacking Healthy Travel

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / September 3, 2014

  Always on the go? Constantly traveling? Never enough time? It’s time to hack this on the go lifestyle and implement some healthy habits for traveling. If you want to make sure you can stay high energy, healthy and happy while you’re jetsettin’ around the world, then you need to commit to these 6 habits to hacking healthy travel. Habit #1: Morning Routine Stick to a morning routine.…

How to Eat Healthy & Stay in Shape When Traveling Abroad

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Health & Fitness / August 19, 2014

While I wouldn’t call myself a “seasoned” traveler, I have enough stamps on my passport to fill a couple of pages. From my 2006 study abroad trip to Belgium, to a Ugandan volunteer trip, to my trip with Under30Experiences to Nicaragua, I’ve been lucky enough to catch a glimpse of various cultures and ways of life around the world. During my travels, I’ve noticed various traveler types.  To…

Enjoy The Journey So That You’re Not DEAD On The Way There!

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Health & Fitness / July 3, 2014

I understand the title of this article is a little intense. That’s my point. Now that I got your attention, let me start by sharing a personal story hoping to inspire you to focus both on the journey and the destination of your dreams, as opposed to the destination only. I was one of those straight A students in high school who also had many jobs and scholarships…

Busted! 6 Weight Loss Myths That Will Make You Cry

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Health & Fitness / June 20, 2014

Are you tangled in the web of weight loss fads and endless contradicting information on the web? Hopefully you haven’t fallen victim to one of these fads, wasting money and time with the hopes to lose a few pounds, only to gain more back in return. I know, it’s frustrating and millions of people share your pain.  Below I explain several myths that you might be doing right…

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