What a Waste

Yesterday, I had a phone conversation with my Mom on the way home from the gym. She said something profound that is still sticking with me. She and my Dad had a conversation and it looks like he is singing Sunday night after taking way too much time off from doing it. You see my Dad loves 3 things: 1) …

9 Rules to Live By

Rules are not fun. You know it and I know it.  But… they can be the best stress-reliever you’ll ever use. You see, you’re way too busy and you have enough to deal with. You don’t need to waste energy on making tough decisions like whether you should get yourself the new Bacon milkshake that just came out… wait, that’s …

Life Changing App

This powerful tool has been used by the most productive people on the planet, yet you’re not willing to do it. Lists. No, this productivity tool is NOT over-rated. Making a list can be a game-changer. “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail” – Benjamin Franklin At the end of the day or early the following morning, I …

Why Goals are a Horrible Idea

Goals. Everyone and their brother “preaches” how you must set goals in order to make progress. But here’s why goals are a horrible idea… … you focus way too much on the outcome. For example, you might want to lose 15 pounds. So there you go, putting up a fancy Microsoft Word Doc on your wall with the Nike symbol …

Divorced :(

Coming home from her uncle’s funeral yesterday, my wife and I had a discussion with the theme of “Why bad things happen to good people”. I immediately brought up my divorce. <= Yeah, I mind as well let the cat out of the bag. I won’t bore you with the details, but years ago, I was divorced from my high school …

Write This Down

This simple trick works every single time, but very few people are willing to do it. Write it down. I can feel it and see it… you’re rolling your eyes. That means more work. Well, sure it does. But losing weight, getting stronger or even just getting healthy takes work. There are these things called “obstacles” that get in our …

The Pain of Being Blessed?

It’s funny. I’ve been guilty of this as well. “I’m blessed!” … but that’s said when things are going well. Have you ever said “I’m blessed” during your trials? That’s hard to swallow, right? Trust me, I’ve never been stuck in traffic and said the words “Thanks God for allowing me to move 2 mph in the fast lane. You …

Number 1 Worst Enemy

It’s your #1 enemy… TIME. Yet, everyone complains about the same thing… … “I don’t have ENOUGH time.” Think about this. There are 24 hours in a single day. That’s 1,440 minutes. In fact, it’s 86,400 seconds. That’s just in ONE day. That’s A LOT. So, I kindly disagree with the “not enough time” excuse. This may sound harsh, but if …