Building a morning routine (Part 1): Waking up early and exercising

When I wake up later than 8am and dive right into my work, I feel lethargic throughout the day. This is one reason I started doing micro-workouts. But these don’t combat lethargy like I thought they would. Successful people have morning routines for a reason, and tomorrow I’m going to start building mine. Continue reading “Building a morning routine (Part 1): Waking up early and exercising”

Working with a health coach instead of another psychologist

I’ve tried psychologists, psychiatrists, and counselors to help get me — and keep me — on track in life, but they never helped me too much. I think their help is too clinical and designed for people who don’t know themselves very well. Continue reading “Working with a health coach instead of another psychologist”

3MMs: An experiment in combatting laptop lethargy while working

About once per week, I think about becoming a construction worker or landscaper because of the side-effects working from a laptop has on my physical and mental health. (I don’t really want to be one though.) Continue reading “3MMs: An experiment in combatting laptop lethargy while working”

Stress doesn’t kill you, how you think about it does

Stress is not some artificial state that slowly kills us. Rather, it’s a completely natural state that the body enters into when we’re in unfamiliar and uncomfortable territory. It gives us energy, excitement, and strength. Continue reading “Stress doesn’t kill you, how you think about it does”