“Meditation is like defragging my personal hard drive. If I don’t meditate, everything is slower. If I do meditate, I think and feel more clearly throughout the day no matter what the task.”
Yoga was once on the fringe but it’s become a full blown obsession in the West. Today health insurance companies cover yoga to combat diabetes, doctors recommend it for stress reduction, and non-pro..
We all deserve a a splurge, whether to celebrate a milestone or just to let loose. All too often we reach for less than healthy pleasures to commemorate a job well done: sugar-filled cake, unlimited..
Bedtime rituals are nature’s sleeping pills: they prepare you for sleep by calming down your mind and body. After just a few days of performing the same bedtime ritual, your brain will start connect..
Geneviève considered becoming a vegetarian for years before taking the leap. Earlier this year she added “Eat Vegetarian” as a daily goal.
My whole perception started to change when I started calli..
1. Obstacle Course Races
There are a variety of companies that have traveling obstacle courses including Tough Mudder and Warrior Dash. They’re great for pushing you to the limits of your physical ..
1. Biking to work beats waiting for the bus. Or getting smushed between grumpy morning commuters. Or having to stand for thirty minutes on a moving bus. Biking > bus.
2. If you bike to work, it m..
Coffee can be a healthy part of your diet. Studies show that drinking coffee every day lowers your risk for diseases including heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers, but some bad coffee break ha..
Short breaks have been shown to increase your productivity and help you concentrate as you work through a longer task. In the moment, it’s easy to scan Facebook or Twitter, surf the net, or grab ano..
Our ancestors never had to worry about going to a gym because people used to be more active in their daily lives. Today the gym is often seen as the default option for exercise, but it’s not. Gyms c..