Personal Growth | Career | Fitness | Habits | Health | Lifestyle | Philosophy | Productivity

The Upward Spiral

“One of the major problems that arises when people work to become more effective in life is that they don’t think broadly enough. They lose the sense of proportion, the balance, the natural ecology necessary to effective living.” — Stephen Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (all subsequent quotes are also Covey’s) I’m…

Fitness | Exercise | Habits | Health

A Place for Consistency

Two weeks goes by so very quickly. If you don’t prioritize exercise you might find that the days slip by without really doing much of anything. But when you do focus on exercise, what can you accomplish in so short a time? Two weeks ago I decided to find out. I chose to row 5000…

Art | Exploration | Habits | Learning | Writing

From Scratch, Daily

Every morning I glance at a blank page and begin to write from scratch. I’m sure your own writing process is different in many ways, but for me the act of beginning to type is a signal to the brain to get to it already. Often I’ll delete entire paragraphs that ultimately don’t make the…

Exercise | Fitness | Habits | Health

A Fortnight of Motion

“The job of feets is walking, but their hobby is dancing.” – Amit Kalantri “When we breathe, we expand our life force.” – James Nestor, Breath There’s no secret to the key to life. Keep moving. Water stagnates when it sits still for too long, and it’s the same for our bodies. So keep the…

Fitness | Habits | Personal Growth | Productivity

Patterns of Action

“There are cues and subtle aspects you can only pick up through a person-to-person interaction—such as a way of doing things that has evolved through much experience. These patterns of action are hard to put into words, and can only be absorbed through much personal exposure.” – Robert Greene, Mastery If we were to agree…