Never Get Sick Again: How to Optimize Your Immune System

In the last few years, I’ve gotten sick very infrequently. When I’ve had cold symptoms, it was invariably after pulling an all-nighter, or a weekend of relative debauchery. In other words, I had it coming. And when I say “cold symptoms”, I mean some of the mildest sniffles and coughing you’ve ever seen. And the […]

How To Meditate: A Beginner’s Guide To Meditation Practice

Meditation is one of the most valuable practices that someone interested in personal development can utilize. As with so many things, meditation is very easy to learn, but difficult to master. I’ll be the first person to admit that I am not a great meditator. I’ve stopped and started a meditation practice more times than […]

Resilience: Becoming Antifragile In The Face Of Adversity

Bad things happen. It’s just a fact of life. As far as I can tell, this isn’t going to change anytime soon, unless, of course, a super-intelligent AI comes along and solves all human problems. For the sake of this post, let’s assume that this doesn’t happen for a little while. What are we going […]

Write About Your Experiences. It’s Good For You.

Those of you who have been reading my blog for a while are well aware of the value I place on writing. I find that any time I’m mulling something over, writing down my thoughts on it really helps give me more clarity. In general, I feel as though I’ve framed writing as a more […]

107 Healthy Habits And Behaviors For A Healthier Lifestyle

Most people think that living a healthy lifestyle is a challenge. When you look at the super fit and healthy people out there, it can seem almost impossible to get what they have. Six pack abs and a 100-year lifespan appear out of reach to “normal” individuals. But achieving those levels of health and fitness […]

A Taste Of Bliss

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Greg Malouf. I came to a point in my life where I felt like something was not working the way I wanted it to. I struggled with addiction, stress and anxiety, and had to go through a painful divorce.  Once I was finally ready to make a […]

Need To Take Action And Stop Procrastinating? Read This.

Feeling stuck? Recently, I have been afflicted with a terrible disease. The primary symptom is a strong desire to remain on the couch. I am talking about Netflix addiction. Sure I want to get some writing done or start learning Spanish, but after just….one….more…episode… Know what I’m talking about? For me, it was the desire […]

Strategic Napping: How To Nap If You Want To Get The Most Benefit

According to the National Sleep Foundation, more than 85% of mammalian species sleep for short periods during the day. That makes us humans a part of the minority. But are we really? After all, napping is incredibly common throughout the world, particularly in certain cultures and at certain stages of our life cycle. I used […]

Do You Have A Fear Of Missing Out?

You wake up in the morning, and before you even crawl out of bed, you are checking your Facebook news feed and your Twitter stream. You see that a couple of your friends are out to lunch at a new restaurant that you had wanted to try out. Somebody else posted a status about the […]

Quitting Caffeine: The Complete Guide

What if I told you that there is an addictive drug whose intake has increased by 70% over the past 30 years by children and adolescents across the United States? What if I told you that 9 out of every 10 adults consume this drug regularly, often multiple times per day? And lastly, what if […]