Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Art of Discipline and Some Big Anouncements

I apologize, but this week I’m going to deviate a for a moment to discuss some important news. If you want to just skip this, just start reading from the header labeled “The Art of Discipline”. So, two big things … Continue reading

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Cameron Russel: Looks aren’t everything. Believe me, I’m a model.

Originally I thought this was just going to be a talk about body image issues, but it goes much deeper than that. Cameron Russel really blows the lid on the modeling world and shows how difficult it is to wrestle … Continue reading

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Kathryn Shulz: On being wrong

Kathryn Shulz is in a very unusual field. She is a “wrongologist”, an active writer on humanity’s relationship to the idea of being wrong, and in this talk, she has some major ideas to share. What I like about Kathryn’s … Continue reading

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Peer pressure: How to deal with it!

As I have helped people embrace what I like to call the turtle side of life (slow, relaxed, and peaceful), I have noticed a big obstacle that often stands in the way. You run into the issue that while you’ve … Continue reading

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Don’t feed them after midnight!

You may remember two weeks ago that I wrote an article called The Big Nine: Nine reasons you are too busy. In that article I shared the concept of a gremlin, a form of inner critic that makes you feel … Continue reading

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If you ever feel stuck, you may want to check this out.

Even if you don’t care at all about science, I think this is a video worth watching. Uri Alon shares how almost all scientists experience a feeling of being lost and trapped when they attempt research and what you can … Continue reading

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Improv Everywhere: Surprise Torch Run

Have you heard of Improv Everywhere? They’re a group who regularly creates amusing flash mobs. The big thing I like about Improv Everywhere is that they create meaningful moments. If you carried a torch and everybody went nuts, you’d remember … Continue reading

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Dr. Lauren’s Interview with HJC on Wellness 411

I had a wonderful opportunity to speak on Dr. Lauren’s show called Wellness 411 on WCHE 1520. Below is a recording of the actual show. Dr. Lauren was a wonderful host. We talked a lot about the busy mentality and … Continue reading

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Do you ever single-task?

This video made me laugh, because even I fall victim to this sometimes. The internet is really good at making us jump around. So, I don’t know if I’ll ever try Tabless Thursdays, but I think it’s important to stop … Continue reading

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Simple ways to make life less hectic: Putting in the time

If you’ve read my blog much, you probably know that my mom has a disability and recently got a new service dog named Junior. I bring this up because it’s critical toward what I want to talk about today. Junior … Continue reading

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