A roundup of some things I've been doing, reading, or enjoying lately.
Every weekend over at TheWorkout.Today, Keeley and I send out "The Weekend Wind Down: A restorative routine intended to provide rest, rejuvenation, and perspective for your mind, body, and spirit." This weekend we wrote about meditation and . . .
The concept is extremely simple:
It is a free email in your inbox each morning with 1 bodyweight workout that takes 29 minutes or less.
The workouts are designed so you can do them no matter your level or prior experience, and you . . .
1. Two Twin Comforters instead of one Queen/King (for couples)
This has been a game changer for my sleep. As someone who is sensitive to temperature and movement, having my own twin comforter instead of sharing a big one has made a noticeable difference. As a side sleeper, it’s also nice to have my own blanket I can pull and put between . . .
1. Start each day by being proactive, not reactive
We are often most stressed when we are in a reactive mode: Inbox open. Phone notifications on. We answer email after email and new ones keep coming in. We respond to request after request. We get into a compulsive, reactive spiral. And the worst part is that this compulsive mode seeps . . .
Us humans have weak minds.
We stick to the status quo when we should be making a change.
We hardly ever change our minds, even when we're wrong.
We make terrible, and easily avoidable, financial choices.
And we're scared of sharks, even though 733X as many humans are killed by freshwater snails.
But . . .
A lot of people have fitness resolutions for the New Year.
And most people make them WAY too ambitious.
It's really hard to start doing crossfit, or running, or yoga 3X per week, if previously:
- You rarely or sporadically did that thing.
- You don't have a specific program to follow.
- You haven't specifically . . .