Don’t Say No For Someone Else

It’s easy to look at a job posting and think we aren’t qualified. It’s natural to want to share something new and think we aren’t worthy. It’s just human nature to look at ourselves and think we aren’t enough But if we don’t believe in ourselves, who will? Go into Continue Reading

Put In The Reps

A photography professor at the University of Florida had his class split up into two groups. One group was told that their grade was determined by the quantity of photos they’ve taken. That is, the more photos they take, the better their score. The other group was told that they Continue Reading

Better or Worse?

Have you ever spent a long time not having written anything with a pen or pencil? It feels strange getting used to writing again. Almost like it’s a completely novel experience. We usually view the world as a static background to which living beings apply dynamic change. Nature is like Continue Reading

Don’t Count Reps, Make Reps Count

There was an interesting video I watched a while back from professional trainer Jeff Cavaliere. He discusses the limitations in mindset around the common “3 sets of 12” paradigm around workouts. His criticism comes not from the ineffectiveness of the structure, but what it incentivizes us to do. Particularly, our Continue Reading

Learning To Not Be Educated

“When it’s work, [people] try to figure out how to do less. When it’s art, they try to figure out how to do more” Seth Godin An interesting study was taken whereby a large group of community college students were taken to be testing on their math skills. The question? Continue Reading

Turning Our Mood From Weather To Climate

Knowing the weather is an important part of our day. It may be cold. It may be humid. It may be dry. We are constantly aware of the seasonal shifts as they come because we have to immediately respond to them.  But very little time is spent thinking of the Continue Reading

Accountability over Achievement

I’m starting this article having traveled much of the day with little time to research and write to a deep topic. I’m also hoping to go to bed in the next hour to not miss too much of my sleep. I could just post this tomorrow and skip the article Continue Reading