Build Your Stamina For Life

When you want to get in shape, you’re aware that you must build your body through baby steps. You lift weights, do cardio, and make it progressively harder. But when it comes to the mind and our lives, we forget these principles. We think we can just wake up and be disciplined, committed, and focusedContinue reading “Build Your Stamina For Life”

Staying Hungry When Life Is Tough

Life is tough. Period. Even people with vast amounts of privilege still have their battles. Buddhism has the rule of Dukkha, often translated to suffering. When you accept that suffering is a part of life, you can move forward. If you think everything is supposed to be “easy” and all forms of pain are “bad” thenContinue reading “Staying Hungry When Life Is Tough”

What Deserves Your Attention?

Everything wants your attention, but what deserves your attention? Everything in today’s world wants our eyeballs. The news makes us all terrified. Social media makes us afraid that we’re missing out. Another inflamed argument on Facebook grabs your attention. This is a never-ending loop we all fall into: reading things that don’t enhance our lives. Sure, it’s important toContinue reading “What Deserves Your Attention?”

Make The Required Sacrifice: The REAL Secret To Success

  In a world focused on constant “life hacks”, it’s hard to find tangible advice for success. Endless apps, Medium posts, YouTube videos, morning routines, blogs, “successful” people on Instagram showing off watches and cars they don’t actually own… The supply of bad advice is endless. The only real way to learn about success is from theContinue reading “Make The Required Sacrifice: The REAL Secret To Success”

Pick ONE Thing And Make It Right

Too many of us wait around to “find our passion” or “figure it out” instead of simply picking one idea and getting to work. As Elliott Hulse says (I’m paraphrasing): There is no right decision, you pick an idea and MAKE it right. Meaning, all of the options are generally equal, but it’s up to you toContinue reading “Pick ONE Thing And Make It Right”

The Importance of a Morning and Evening Routine

Getting your day started and wrapped up on your terms is essential to maximum productivity. We’ve all been there: You plan to have a productive day, and then the first distraction rolls in. Then the next one starts. Then the one after that. Before you know it, half the day is already gone and you haven’tContinue reading “The Importance of a Morning and Evening Routine”