The Intelligence Trap: Being a Thinker Beats Being Smart.
Being intelligent doesn’t mean that you are a good thinker. Sometimes, intelligence can actually lead to poorer thinking. This post tells you how to change that.
What is Purpose?
I’ve read and thought widely and deeply (you can be the judge on how successfully) on how one can live their best life. This pursuit seems important now when we seem to be focused on so many of the wrong things. We seem consumed as a society by division, tribalism, materialism, and distraction. Our world…
The Morning Routine
I’m a big believer in the power of the morning routine. It can help you focus on your goals for the day and give you confidence. It also helps instill discipline and routine, both of which lead to a feeling of control. I like to wake up around 5:00 a.m., take a cold shower, meditate…
I was in Memphis this weekend at a soccer tournament for my oldest son. This morning, as we were about to head out to the fields, I discovered that my rear passenger tire was flat. I pump some air back into it to see if I could determine what was wrong and discovered that it…
Using Inspirational Stories to Develop Resiliency
We all have things that we tell ourselves that affect our outlook on life. The way that we talk to ourselves internally is called our internal narrative. One type of narrative involves the story that we tell about ourselves. However, the type of narrative I’m going to discuss today is called the comparative narrative. A…
My Power Breakfast
Most pre-packaged meals and other items that you buy in a grocery store are not good for you. Eating healthy can take some planning. One way that I cut planning time is by having go-to meals for breakfast and lunch. One of my favorite go-to meals is my breakfast shake. It has had a tendency…
My Power Lunch
I’m in between games for one of my sons’ soccer tournaments and preparing for a mediation next week. As a result, today’s post will be a short one. Today, I would like to share one of my power lunches that I turn to when I need something quick, healthy, and that will not leave me…
Supercharging Your Diet
Would you like to reduce your risk of disease, reduce your risk of illness, feel better and perform better? Here's a simplified way to think about eating to help you meet these goals. 1.Eliminate added sugar. If you could do anything to change your diet, this change would give you the most bang for your…
Developing Resiliency in Your Training
Have you ever watched a football game in which one of the teams makes a mistake and this mistake seems to cause the team to fall apart? Suddenly, they can do nothing right and the game is out of control. Have you ever had a situation in your personal life in which you thought things…
Be Two Times As Good
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