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My Favourite Fat Loss Strategies

April 19th, 2021
There is no “one size fits all” solution for maximizing fat loss. What works for one person may not work for others, having said that these are 5 generally well-accepted strategies and they are my personal favorites. My Top 5 Fat Loss Strategies 1. Strength training 4 days a week Strength training has been shown...

The Kindness Diaries: One Man’s Quest to Ignite Goodwill and Transform Lives Around the World – Leon Logothetis

April 13th, 2021
Leon Logothetis, a former stockbroker, travels around the world relying only on the kindness of strangers for food, shelter, and gas. His book The Kindness Diaries documents his trip. Leon also shares his journey as part of a Netflix documentary television series. Below are the 13 quotes Leon references in his journey You block your dream when...

The Happiness Project – Gretchen Rubin

March 23rd, 2021
What determines a person’s level of happiness: •Genetics accounts for 50% •Income, ethnicity, and health account for another 15% and •The remaining 35% is a product of how the person thinks and acts. How do you maximize that 35%? A good place to start is my Top 12 Takeaways from Gretchen Rubin’s “The Happiness Project”....

How to Stay Energised without Coffee

February 25th, 2021
There is nothing like that first cup of coffee in the morning; it is one of my true pleasures in life. I often joke that I want to go to bed so I can wake up and have my cup of Joe.  Notice I said “first” cup. One cup is heaven. A need for multiple...

One Minute Rule – Instantly Make Yourself More Productive and Happier

February 24th, 2021
I recently started listening to Gretchen Rubin’s book The Happiness Project.  One nugget that was uncovered in the early part of the book is “The One-Minute Rule”. The idea is super simple: If a task will take you a minute or less to complete, do it as soon as you realize it needs to be done. Some examples of one-minute tasks Make your...

Predictably Irrational -The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions: by Dan Ariely

February 11th, 2021
The entire premise of the book can be found in the book’s title: “People are irrational creatures.” The more we have the more we want. The only cure is to break the cycle of relativity.   My Top 5 Takeaways Here are my top five takeaways from Dan Ariely’s book Predictably Irrational -The Hidden Forces...

Experts Weigh in on Top Tips to Improve Gut Health

February 11th, 2021
The human gut has a bigger impact on our health than most people realize. A healthy gut contributes to a strong immune system, heart health, brain health, improved mood, healthy sleep, and effective digestion. So, how do we get a healthier gut?  I’m glad you asked!  The six experts below share their thoughts.   Alex...

Edge: Turning Adversity Into Advantage – Laura Huang

February 8th, 2021
Laura Huang, an associate professor of business administration at Harvard Business School, shares her views on developing a competitive edge. The main theme of the book is that hard work on its own is not enough, and I definitely agree with Laura’s conclusions..   Her four cornerstones for success revolve around the “edge” acronym Enrich...

With Awareness Brings Choice! Journal Your Way To Your Goals

February 4th, 2021
What gets measured gets managed—you can’t possibly manage your health if you don’t know what you are putting in your mouth or what your exercise habits are.  You can’t create new healthier habits until you are aware of your current habits. You can’t decide to stop mindlessly eating a full dinner while cooking or swiping...