Road to the Spartan

I decided to give this a shot. I registered for the Spartan Race which is on March 16th in Saraland, AL. I decided that needed a goal to strive for instead of just going through the same old routine every day at the gym. I’ve been running on the treadmill twice a week but I […]

Ahhhh Meditation

I started on my journey of daily meditation about three months ago. The changes to my outlook on life and how I deal with my anxiety and feelings and other people have been subtle but they are there. Meditation can be anything. It’s not just sitting in a dark room, cross-legged, humming in monotone. Meditation […]

Go To Sleep

Do you have trouble sleeping? I’ve had trouble for long time. Sometimes I have trouble falling asleep and sometimes I have trouble staying aslee. There are some common sense approaches to getting better sleep such as having an evening routine to help wind down. This can include not drinking coffee to late, not watching TV […]

To Cheat or Not to Cheat

I’m sitting at my desk wondering why I feel like crap. For the most part I have been eating pretty good and following a good workout regimen so I should feel great right? I have my suspicions about why I feel like crap, which I will reveal to you but first let’s look at my […]

Yerba Mate

What is Yerba Mate? I first heard of Yerba Mate in Tim Ferris’s book “The Four Hour Body “. He talks about Yerba Mate being a cognitive enhancer, allowing the mind to be clear and more focused. My personal experience with Yerba Mate is that it does provide a mood enhancing effect. When I drink […]

Running For Your Life

I’ve recently starting incorporating running into my weekly workout routine again. Several years ago, when I was doing CrossFit, we used to run on a pretty regular basis.  Back then running a 5k at least once a week was not uncommon and we always tried to run a ½ mile lap after every workout as […]

Stop Drifting and Start Paddling

Stop drifting through your life as a passenger. Instead take control and start paddling. Know what’s going on around you and plan the routes to take on a journey to success. We all know what I said above is much easier said than done but it is possible. The key to stop drifting is finding […]