Today is the most powerful day you have

Today you can start changing your life. Right now. This moment. The career change you wanted to make, the life partner you wanted to find, the blog you’ve talked about starting, today you can do something about them.  The past needn’t define you. The present is everyone’s opportunity to redefine themselves.  The future is too … Continue reading Today is the most powerful day you have

One of the most powerful things you can do for yourself: Forgive

We all make mistakes, and we forgive others. But often forgiving ourselves is harder.  But we must.  Do you know what I’m talking about? It’s that thing you did or continue doing that you can’t release and forgive yourself. Instead, you punish.  I know all about that.  Defiance marked my teenage face, as I screamed … Continue reading One of the most powerful things you can do for yourself: Forgive

Suffering is one of the best ways to find meaning

Suffering defines us, but we get to choose its definition.  That’s what Victor Frankl, a holocaust survivor, psychiatrist, and author of Man’s Search for Meaning (affiliate link) wanted us to know.  He told his story of suffering and survival, from a personal perspective but also as a psychiatrist. It was sad, but, more than that, … Continue reading Suffering is one of the best ways to find meaning

Feeling amazing one bite at a time

I love meat. I always have.  But now I’m a vegetarian. Why? It’s simple: I feel amazing. For decades, I felt terrible. Chronic pain in my back, legs, and joints plagued me.  But here’s the crazy thing, I accepted it as my fate, thinking that feeling that badly was my normal. Being tired, experiencing pain, … Continue reading Feeling amazing one bite at a time

Improve your life one day at a time

We all want to get better, reach our goals, live better lives. But getting there is so freaking hard. When we think about growing a business, getting healthy, getting a promotion, saving for retirement, etc. it can feel daunting, overwhelming. And no matter how much we don't want to, we can end up quitting. But … Continue reading Improve your life one day at a time

How I fight my cravings everyday

Saying that I love bagels, pizza, donuts, and ice cream just doesn't do it justice. I think about them all of the time, every day. I'm obsessed. I'm thinking about them right now. And I crave them, want them, yearn for them. And they seem to love me too. I can hear them calling to … Continue reading How I fight my cravings everyday

Want to sleep better? Eight things we do to get better sleep

Over the years, my family and I have honed our sleep habits, and we love it, even though it is odd.  Most nights, I'm asleep for seven to eight hours. I know, it's solid. We are in bed by seven o'clock—all four of us—the whole family. And because of our new baby, my wife is … Continue reading Want to sleep better? Eight things we do to get better sleep