I know a secret about you.
You desire things. The things that you want. Health, looks, possessions, relationships, status. You crave them and spend your days in their pursuit.
You despise things. The things that you don't want. Sickness, obesity, poverty, destitution, loneliness, rejection. You hate them and spend your days in their...
How Audiobooks Changed My Life
Something very strange has been happening for the last 4 months. Every aspect of my life took a huge upturn and the train shows no sign of slowing down. I didn’t believe it until I looked at some objective metrics. Take a look:
In the next 3 months:
- I dropped 2 inches off my waist
- Lost 8lbs
- Practiced 350 hours of flamenco guitar
- Broke every...
f.lux App Review: Why this is a must have app!
There’s one app that is the first I install on any computer I use, and every person I’ve recommended to has raved about it.
That app is f.lux: a simple yet extremely powerful, free app that will transform your life.
F.lux is a very simple app that will make you sleep way better and have more energy during the day....
The Guide to Instant Habit Change & Unlocking Greatness
- Are you achieving your goals?
- Are you getting what you want?
- Do you start strong, and fizzle out?
If you aren't reaching your potential then you might be a victim of your habits. Luckily, habit change has been exhaustively studied and the methods to success discovered.
Keep reading to learn how to make habits work for you, and how to turn...
How to lose fat and feel better: practical tips for a happier you
Feeling tired and fat? When was the last time you felt energetic and in control of your day? How do you feel right this minute?
Chronic low energy and mood is devastating for all aspects of your life, affecting you socially, financially and personally.
You probably think you need to make huge changes to feel better, but there are simple...
Embrace your inner weakness to unlock your true strength
Last week I had a lesson with Diego Del Morao where I learned just how much I suck at flamenco guitar. And after the lesson ended I was more excited and optimistic about my playing than I've ever been.
- How many times have you gotten defensive when someone tried to help?
- Are you embracing your weaknesses, bringing them...
How to Like Vegetables with 3 easy strategies
Have you ever wondered Why do I hate vegetables so much? Why is it that I didn't inherit the broccoli-loving gene? Am I destined to be fat forever because the lunch-lady ruined me from ever getting within a hundred yards of a broccoli floret again?
Well you're not alone. A lot of people don't like vegetables, and who can blame them?...
The Power of Lazy: 5 steps to exploit your biggest weakness
- How do you lose fat? Diet more!
- How do you gain muscle? Train more!
- How do you become more successful? Work more!
The above is perhaps the most common advice you hear, and 2 years ago I would have agreed. But today I can tell you it's flat out wrong.
Doing more is a rookie's mistake. It's the knee-jerk reaction we get on a topic...
A Strangely Effective Morning Ritual: the art of feeling awesome in the morning
They say first impressions are everything, and what could be more important than your first impression everyday? Each day starts a new journey, how can you expect success without the proper preparation?
If you are like most people, you are wasting hours everyday due to lack of structure and planning....
Why do your workouts suck?
It is a truism that for most people, working out is not a pleasant experience. Beyond boredom, there is often the nagging sense that effort is being expended for no purpose. Most people have mediocore, bordering on bad, workouts. I'm not just talking about their routines, I mean the actual workouts are bad. People struggle through them,...
Why you're still fat: top 5 dieting mistakes
You've tried to clean up your diet countless times before, yet each time ended up disappointed with the ratio of results to effort. Why? You probably committed one of these 5 cardinal sins of good nutrition.
The truth is, you can eat an awesome diet, feel full, have tons of energy and still lose ~1% of your BW per...
Top 5 most successful foods that got us results!
Eating healthy is hard. You're bombarded by ads all the time to eat the latest fudgeMcbacon-ator, then your friends and co-workers try to cram it down your throat, and worst of all you're not even sure what the healthy alternatives are.
If only SwolePT did a quick write up on their top 5 foods that have worked amazingly. Well, ahm......
The most important thing that you suck at: Sleep
The more research I do, the more clients I train and the more experience I get the more my belief that sleep is the most important thing gets reinforced.
- What do you think of sleep?
- How important is it?
- What functions does it serve?
- How much would you pay for those functions?
Seriously. Think about that for a minute. It's okay I'll...