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How Comfort Can Hold Us Back

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????????????? Who doesn’t love putting on a movie and relaxing under some blankets? Everyone needs some down time to unwind and de-stress. However, there’s more to comfort than being physically comfortable. Many of us like to relax and wind down physically after a long day. And there’s no problem with that.…

Getting the Most Out of Your Meditation

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????????????? What does it mean to meditate? Mediation can be different for everyone. For some, it means going on a walk. For others, it may be sitting in a dark and quiet room while repeating a mantra over and over again. Although mediation can come in different forms, there is a…

“Creativity is Intelligence Having Fun” – Albert Einstein

              “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” This is one of the most truthful quotes I’ve seen on creativity. I first came across the quote when I had writer’s block looking for a remedy. And when I stumbled upon this quote, it really made me stop and think. Yes, creativity is something that some of us … More “Creativity is Intelligence Having Fun” – Albert Einstein

Best Time of Day to Meditate

              There is no debate whether or not meditation has positive effects on the mind, body, and spirit. The countless benefits we get from meditation help us throughout our day and throughout stressful times. I enjoy meditating on my problems, big or small, and it helps me become more creative during a time of peace … More Best Time of Day to Meditate

Neck Pain from Lower Traps

              If you’ve ever experienced neck pain then you know it’s not fun. There are so many little muscles in your neck that, if tweaked the wrong way, can cause serious pain and discomfort. The neck muscles that get the least amount of attention are the lower portion of the trapezius muscles. The trapezius muscles … More Neck Pain from Lower Traps

Change Is the Only Constant

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????????????? We humans can be so scared of change at times. I know I can be. The unknown can be nerve-wrecking at times especially if it’s a big change like moving or making a decision about work or deciding to have a baby with your spouse. Why aren’t we more welcoming…

The Addiction of Laziness

Here’s the deal. I’m lazy. I just am. I enjoy waking up late and staying in bed too much. I have a love/hate relationship with scrolling through Instagram and other distractions from my phone. I don’t know why it is this way. I hate how I am like this but at the same time I … More The Addiction of Laziness

The Practicality of Cooking

              If you’ve read my blogs on cooking then you know how simplistic I am. Simple is ideal for cooking. Especially when cooking to achieve body and nutritional goals. That’s why this blog is title “The Practicality of Cooking”. Cooking has to be practical. If not, then you’ll drive yourself mad with stress in more … More The Practicality of Cooking

The Psychology of Starting a Business

              There are countless struggles that come along with starting your own business. But all of these struggles can be relieved if you just have a little help from your psyche. Having the right psychological mindset when starting a business can make all the difference. It can make or break you and the business. So … More The Psychology of Starting a Business

The Power Of Investing In Yourself

           Over the past few years, I’ve been experimenting with different ways of investing in myself. There are a few ways to do this. One way is with time and the other way is with money. And the other other way is with time and money. I’m going to discuss the power of betting on yourself and … More The Power Of Investing In Yourself

Why Taking Time Off is Important

              It’s important for everyone to take time off from the daily stressed every once in a while. Whether it’s time off from a hardcore diet, or time off from a strenuous exercise plan, or simple time off from work. I’ve always preached that a little bit of stress is important and helps us grow … More Why Taking Time Off is Important

Tips For Having Better Conversations

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????????????? Verbal communication is a game of tones. You can say the same thing two different ways and mean two totally different things. Healthy communication is less about what you actually say but rather than how you say it. Try and notice where your voice comes from when you are around…

How to Quiet Your Mind for Creativity

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????????????? It’s pretty common to wish for more creative ideas. It may seem like some people are just gifted with creativity and others are not. Although some people are born with a higher degree of creativity, everyone possesses the gift of creativity. It’s just a matter of how to harness it.…

Small Habits I’ve Changed That Make a Big Difference

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????????????? We all have habits that we are a little shameful of. I know I have my share. But realizing that you have a bad habit is the first step in order to get rid of it and potentially replace it with a good habit. Just in the past year or…

Benefits of Deactivating Our Prefrontal Cortex

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????????????? What is the prefrontal cortex and what’s it purpose? And more importantly why do we want to turn it off? Well in layman’s terms it’s basically a part of our brain associated with critical thought and we don’t want it off all the time. However there are times when deactivating…

Change Is the Only Constant

              We humans can be so scared of change at times. I know I can be. The unknown can be nerve-wrecking at times especially if it’s a big change like moving or making a decision about work or deciding to have a baby with your spouse. Why aren’t we more welcoming to change? Why don’t … More Change Is the Only Constant

Hitting the Reset Button

              Last weekend, I was so grossed out over the amount of screen time I spent on my phone. I felt myself scrolling without a purpose. And when this happens, that means it’s time to hit the reset button.               I hate scrolling on my phone without a purpose. Social media is made to do … More Hitting the Reset Button

The Mountains Are Calling Me

              I had a vision recently. I was camping out in the mountains of Colorado for a couple of weeks with only one other companion. I don’t know how old I was. I don’t know where in the mountains. And I don’t know who my companion was. But I do know I was in the … More The Mountains Are Calling Me

Are Hill Sprints the Best Exercise For You?

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People ask me all the time, “What’s the best exercise I can do for myself?” Well, that’s a very vague question. It doesn’t tell me what your goals are and it doesn’t tell me what you want to get out of your workout. So naturally I give them a vague response.…

How to Transform your Body Quickly

              I’ve always been interested in how some people can transform their body very quickly through fitness and nutrition. To me, it shows dedication, hard work, determination, and knowledge of how the body works. Many people don’t have the time or education to learn about how to do this. Transforming your body is not as … More How to Transform your Body Quickly

Confident vs Cocky

              Some people think there’s a fine line between being confident and being cocky. In a way they are correct, but in another way they are sorely mistaken. Confidence comes from the belief in oneself whereas cockiness comes from trying to convince themselves and others that they believe in themselves. There is an important distinction … More Confident vs Cocky

Benefits of Probiotics

Probiotics are live microorganisms that can be consumed through fermented foods or supplements. More and more studies show that the balance or imbalance of bacteria in your digestive system is linked to overall health and disease. Probiotics promote a healthy balance of gut bacteria and have been linked to a wide range of health benefits. … More Benefits of Probiotics

Be the Butt of a Joke

              No one likes being the butt of a joke, right? Wrong! Being the butt of a joke can be fun. As long as you’re cool about it. This is one of my favorite techniques when it comes to making friends and winning over people in a social group. This really boils down to being … More Be the Butt of a Joke

Success Stems From Struggle

              I’ve been thinking a lot about struggle recently and its role in our lives. When most people think of struggle, they probably think of a stressful period in their lives. I’m more interested in the benefits of struggle. Why is it important to have struggle as a part of our lives? These days, every … More Success Stems From Struggle

“Sometimes you have to be a lion, to be the lamb you really are.”

              “Sometimes you have to be a lion to be the lamb you really are.” I first heard this quote when I was watching Dave Chappelle accept his Mark Twain Award. I thought it was interesting and it perfectly summarized the attitude that is necessary for the life you want. I felt this quote was … More “Sometimes you have to be a lion, to be the lamb you really are.”

The Harsh Truth About Diary

              A lot of clients often ask me about diary and whether or not they should have it in their diet. Having dairy in a diet can have many benefits when trying to gain weight. However, if you are looking to lose or maintain weight then I highly recommend that you cut it out. There … More The Harsh Truth About Diary

The Quarantine Times 26 – The Power of Investing In Yourself

Originally posted on Dabbl:
????????????? Over the past few years, I’ve been experimenting with different ways of investing in myself. There are a few ways to do this. One way is with time and the other way is with money. And the other other way is with time and money. I’m going to discuss the…

How to Create Wealth Effectively

              We all want to make more money. It’s human nature. But this skill is never taught. Instead, we are taught how to be employees. Creating wealth is a totally different set of skills. It’s not taught in school. It’s not taught by our parents. It’s not even taught at our jobs.               Creating your … More How to Create Wealth Effectively

I’m Scared

It’s good to be honest with ourselves and write down our fears. This is from one of our talented writers who wanted to put this out there… I’m scared. Mostly of myself. I’m scared I don’t have what it takes. I’m scared I don’t have the ambition to do great things. I’m scared my lazy … More I’m Scared

How Comfort Can Hold Us Back

              Who doesn’t love putting on a movie and relaxing under some blankets? Everyone needs some down time to unwind and de-stress. However, there’s more to comfort than being physically comfortable. Many of us like to relax and wind down physically after a long day. And there’s no problem with that. But, what about being … More How Comfort Can Hold Us Back

How to Build Up Flexibility Over Time

              Flexibility is one of the most important aspects of physical fitness that most people neglect. Flexibility helps keep our bodies in harmony, reduce the chance of injury, diminish aches and pains, and enhance our physical longevity. Practically every soreness or discomfort in our body can be alieved through increased flexibility. Not to mention that … More How to Build Up Flexibility Over Time

The Quarantine Times 28 – How To Get Yourself Out Of A Funk

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????????????? We’ve all been there. One moment we are truly motivated and productive and then eventually that feeling runs its course and you’re stuck in bed asking yourself what happened. Our mood goes up and down like a rollercoaster. It does this on a micro scale, meaning day to day, and…

How to Maximize Your Cardio Using HIIT

              What is the best way to increase your cardio? Being a former college basketball player, I’ve had to experiment a lot with various training regimens. I’ve been on countless training programs to increase my strength, flexibility, and cardio. The last part of the three I just mentioned is the area I’d like to hone … More How to Maximize Your Cardio Using HIIT

Getting Abs Is Easy. And I’ll Prove It!

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This is a bit of a difficult blog for me to write. I don’t want to offend anyone that’s struggled with trying to get abs. I also don’t want to come off as cocky or arrogant by saying I’ve had abs since high school. But I really believe there are just…

Why Work Is Important

              Yes, we all know hard work pays off. But is that the only reason we should be working? What is work exactly? For some it seems like a storm of long hours, frustrations, struggle, and stress. While for others it seems productive, challenging, rewarding, and inspiring. What’s the difference between the two and why … More Why Work Is Important

The Quarantine Times 36 – The Best Ways to Boost Your Immune System

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????????????? During these unusual times, there is not enough discussion about how to boost our immune systems. Although good practices like washing hands thoroughly and social distancing is important, there is very little information being passed around on the best ways to boost our immune systems. This inside out approach should…

Should You Get Your Own Home Gym?

              If you’re anything like me then you want the most bang for your buck. And if the 2020 pandemic taught you anything, then you know that gyms and fitness centers are becoming less reliable. It may have even pushed you to cancel all your memberships and make your own gym at your home. Taking … More Should You Get Your Own Home Gym?

Nutrition for Weight Gain

              Believe it or not, some of us actually would like to gain weight. It can be difficult for some due to genetics, eating habits, or stress levels. Especially when you are on an intense training regimen, proper nutrition is key for whatever you fitness goals are. It is just as crucial whether you are … More Nutrition for Weight Gain

Work Productivity/Energy Hacks

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I started a new corporate full-time position almost a year ago. Coming fresh off getting my MBA, I thought I was ready to take on the world. In a sense I was. However, I underestimated the stamina it takes to sit at a desk for hours at a time. For those…

How to Build A Bigger Chest

              Having a full and muscular chest is a popular goal for men trying to bulk up. It’s the first thing many notice when that shirt comes off at the beach or pool. So naturally, many men want to build up this area. However, this is a slow growing muscle area. It’s a difficult muscle … More How to Build A Bigger Chest

Tips For Having Better Conversations

              Verbal communication is a game of tones. You can say the same thing two different ways and mean two totally different things. Healthy communication is less about what you actually say but rather than how you say it. Try and notice where your voice comes from when you are around someone that frustrates you. … More Tips For Having Better Conversations

How to Achieve Something You’ve Always Wanted

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????????????? Have you ever had an underlying passion that you never had the courage to pursue? I think we all have. For some it may be starting a new difficult and rewarding hobby or get in really good shape. For me, it’s always been about entrepreneurship. The idea of starting my…

What is Idea Intercourse?

              Lots of people wish they would come up with more ideas. Whether it’s for business or art or just simply being creative, they wish they came up with more unique ideas on their own. In fact, there are ways to work on this. Creativity is a skill like everything else. We can train our … More What is Idea Intercourse?

The Mentality of Running

Originally posted on Dabbl:
????????????? Running has always been an important part of my physical and mental well-being. I’m sure on not alone on this one. But to be honest, I never really enjoyed running. I like the feeling afterwards, but never enjoyed it in the moment. I’ve always tried to play little mind games…

Struggling to Find What To Sell?

              Like many “wantrepreneurs” trying to enter the ecommerce space, I find myself browsing products from supplier directories looking for the perfect product(s) to sell. I’ve been keeping my finger on the pulse of what’s hot in the industries I am interested in entering for about a year now. And I can tell you I … More Struggling to Find What To Sell?

What Does It Mean To Find Your Niche?

              Finding a niche is the most common advice entrepreneurs give other entrepreneurs. But what does it really mean? How do we decide on our niche? How narrow do we want our niche to be? These are all questions to rigorously consider before entering into the market place.               Lots of entrepreneurs say the smaller … More What Does It Mean To Find Your Niche?

The Startup Urge

I need to start a business. Not because I need money or anything, but because I have to. I’m sick and tired of waiting and this urge isn’t going away. I need to start a business and I need to find a product to sell. The best approach for me is to find a product … More The Startup Urge

How To Get Rid Of Writer’s Block

              We’ve all been there. You sit down at your computer with every intent to write the masterpiece you envisioned in your head. You take a sip of your morning coffee and go to write your first sentence and nothing happens. You can’t think of anything to write or write about. You self-diagnose this issue … More How To Get Rid Of Writer’s Block

Benefits Of Having A Professional Mindset

              What separates a professional from an amateur? That’s an easy question to answer. However, it’s not always easy making the transition from amateur to professional.               Amateurs are those who do an activity casually and on their own time. They simply have a hobby and when they feel like having a bit of fun, … More Benefits Of Having A Professional Mindset

The Power of Music

              Have you ever been so into a new song that you just put it on replay and listen for hours? That’s been me all morning with a new song that I can’t stop listening to. Finding a new song that hits the right chords with you gives you energy and excitement whenever you come … More The Power of Music

The Uncommon Benefits of Cooking

              Unknowingly, cooking teaches us a plethora of skills outside of just cooking. Cooking involves so much more than just knowing what ingredients to throw in a pot. The order of operations is crucial as is the way you combine ingredients. For those who have taken up cooking recently and have been struggling with it, … More The Uncommon Benefits of Cooking

Benefits Of A Phone Detox

              Yesterday I went an entire day without looking at my phone. In fact, the first thing I did when I woke up is I turned it off. This wasn’t planned. This was spontaneous. I got up early for some reason and felt like going on a walk. There’s something extremely beneficial about getting outside … More Benefits Of A Phone Detox

The Inevitable Mistake of Investing

Originally posted on Dabbl:
????????????? It’s June 8th, 2020 and the stock market has rebounded from one of the worst economic downfalls in this country’s history. Thanks to the Coronavirus, stocks across the board were wiped out. Many loss a lot of money. And others saw this as an opportunity. ????????????? I have played around…

The Mentality of Running

              Running has always been an important part of my physical and mental well-being. I’m sure on not alone on this one. But to be honest, I never really enjoyed running. I like the feeling afterwards, but never enjoyed it in the moment. I’ve always tried to play little mind games with myself to help … More The Mentality of Running

How To Get Into Flow State

              First, let’s start off with the question, “What is flow state?” Flow state is the mental state in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process of the activity. In essence, flow is characterized by the complete absorption in what … More How To Get Into Flow State

The Inevitable Mistake of Investing

              It’s June 8th, 2020 and the stock market has rebounded from one of the worst economic downfalls in this country’s history. Thanks to the Coronavirus, stocks across the board were wiped out. Many loss a lot of money. And others saw this as an opportunity.               I have played around in the stock market … More The Inevitable Mistake of Investing

The Benefits of Being Primal

              Many of my favorite activities are doing things that make me feel primal. Activities like sports, Martial Arts, exercise, cooking, hiking, dancing, sex and so on. All of these activities are similar in the sense that it puts you in touch with the present moment. There is no need for phones or other screens … More The Benefits of Being Primal

How to Become an Idea Machine

If you’ve ever struggled coming up with a product or service you’d like to sell or start a company around, then you may want to read on. I came across this book, Choose Yourself by James Altucher, and was blown away with the material in it. For those who have read the book then this … More How to Become an Idea Machine

The Quarantine Times 40 – Here’s What the Pandemic Has Taught Me

              Today marks Edition #40 of the Quarantine Times series. It was an experimental series that covered a range of topics that came along with the coronavirus without talking directly about the coronavirus. Since I’m sure you’ve heard plenty about COVID just in your everyday life, I wanted to look past that and provide insight … More The Quarantine Times 40 – Here’s What the Pandemic Has Taught Me

Getting Abs is Easy

Originally posted on Dabbl:
             This is a bit of a difficult blog for me to write. I don’t want to offend anyone that’s struggled with trying to get abs. I also don’t want to come off as cocky or arrogant by saying I’ve had abs since high school. But I really believe there are…

The Quarantine Times 31 – How to Have Sustainable Energy Throughout the Day

Originally posted on Dabbl:
????????????? Do your energy levels fluctuate throughout the day? You’re not alone. This is one of the most common problems for many working Americans. Going through constant coffee boosts and crashes isn’t the best way to promote your energy levels. Unfortunately, people don’t have the patience or interests to educate themselves…

The Quarantine Times 36 – The Best Ways to Boost Your Immune System

              During these unusual times, there is not enough discussion about how to boost our immune systems. Although good practices like washing hands thoroughly and social distancing is important, there is very little information being passed around on the best ways to boost our immune systems. This inside out approach should be more of a … More The Quarantine Times 36 – The Best Ways to Boost Your Immune System

The Quarantine Times 35 – The Most Important Business Advice That Will Save You Time and Money

              If you’re reading this then you probably have had some good ideas that perhaps you want to put into action. And that’s great! Becoming an idea machine takes consistent practice and patience. If you’re like me, you are constantly trying to come up with different business ideas. Whether it’s a physical product or a … More The Quarantine Times 35 – The Most Important Business Advice That Will Save You Time and Money

How to Properly Chase Your Crush

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????????????? Everyone has crushes. But there is a lot of uncertainty when it comes to what to do and how to appropriately approach the situation. If you have a crush, chances are you don’t just want to get into her pants. You probably have a crush because there is something else…


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