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

3 Great Books For A Mid-Summer Night’s Read (plus why I am in a “book club”)

Reading Time: ~10-12 min Introduction: You Should Join A “Book Club” To say I’m in a book club would be misleading. It isn’t the ‘book’ part, though. Books, we’ve got. It’s more the ‘club’ part that’s euphemistic. It’s not really a club. It’s just two people— me and Geremy. Less book club, more like-minded duo. At first blush, this probably … 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.

Using Obstacles To Your Advantage

S “Even the most hardworking among us are, on some level, pretty lazy. At the very least, we are constantly assessing situations for the path of least resistance—or, to put it another way, the path with the fewest obstacles.”   Dr. Traci Mann, Secrets from The Eating Lab   [Download the free e-book here with all seven Tweaks] The Situation … Read More

Healthy Tweak#2: Hide the Bad

“If it’s not there, you can’t eat it; and if it is there, you will.” Dr. Traci Mann, Secrets from The Eating Lab     Reading Time: ~6.5 minutes (or less time than it takes to complete an entire, scientifically tested total body work out!) Summary For all of the head-shaking grief we give to the nutrition industry to make a decision … Read More

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