Mornings are a Must

I’ve always considered myself to be a night person, and I’ve never liked getting up early.  I usually stay up late, usually doing nothing useful. As someone who likes to work out a lot, and train for uber long events like Ironman triathlons and ultra-distance trail runs, I’m always trying to find balance between spending time with my family and …

Embrace Boredom

Everyone loves doing hard work when it’s exciting or fun.  It’s when work gets challenging or boring that true professionals stand out. Reading James Clear talk about this this morning really struck a cord.  I find myself often bored with my day to day work, but I know that I have to stick through the boredom because it’s my job.  …

Get To The Starting Line

Often times when someone wants to achieve a goal, they focus on what the actual goal is; what the finish line is.  When they think about how much work they’ll have to do to get there, they become overwhelmed and discouraged.  I’m guilty of this, too. Rather than focusing on where you want to be (goal – finish line), focus …

Reps For The Win

In the quest to build better habits, one often overlooked ides is repetition.  Many people focus on how long it will take to build a good habit.  Will I need seven days?  Two weeks? 21.5 days? Rather than worrying about what workout you should do, just do something.  Rather than worrying about what you should write about, just write something …