How To Get Full On Less Food

Reading Time: ~4 minutes (or less time than it takes to boil an egg, if you know how…) “We are always looking at the things around us in relation to others.” The Situation Growing up, one of the dietary staples for my brother and me was eating bowls of cereal. Pretty typical. But the problem was that, from ages 8-22, … Read More

How To Get 10% Smarter in 15 Minutes

Reading time: ~5 minutes (or less time than it takes to find your keys) Summary: Walking or biking to your job might actually make you better at it. Imagine in less than an hour you have a huge meeting, or exam or, if you’re particularly troubled, a stand-up comedy set. The venue is 20 minutes away. This thing is huge, … Read More

My Meat Experiment

For 3 years I’ve been eating 99% plants and measuring impact on my health. Now, I’ll do the opposite– this is my Meat Experiment.

Scenes from Paris II: Luxembourg Gardens, Napoleon, and Midnight in Paris

In Part I of Scenes From Paris, I described the first couple days in Paris– food tours, my frenligh speaking, and a brush with romance. In this Part II, I follow the footsteps of all-time greats like Napoleon and Oscar Wilde and… Owen Wilson… IT WAS CRISP AND COOL on that Saturday morning, just 48 hours after touching down in … Read More

9 Great (and All-Time) Books From My 33rd Year

All of the books I finish are at least Good, some are Great, and an exceptional few are All-Time. If a book isn’t Good, i.e it fails the Gladwell test (“is this thing worth my time?”) for too many consecutive pages, I’ll stop reading, and frisbee it across the room into the belly of my beanbag. But on this list, … Read More

A Decade of Projects

We spend so much time thinking about where we want to go, that perhaps, occassionally, it may be a good thing to reflect on how far we’ve come. Reflecting on past success has been shown to increase motivation and belief. Based on that idea, and Seth Godin’s article on the same topic, I’ve decided to make my own. 1. In … Read More

Travel A Lot For Work? Me Too. Here’s How To Eat Healthy At The Airport…

Reading Time: 14-ish minutes Most of my friends are aware that I am a bit of a health freak. Actually, I’m a health super-freak (Nic Cage-ism #1). For example, I’m the type of guy who goes on a 12-month Vegan Experiment (Introduction, Results) just for kicks. And, instead of reporting on (1) “how I felt” or (2) “how I looked”— … Read More