Being Thankful For This Is Vital For Improvement, Experts Say

Reading time: About 11 minutes – or about the average amount of time a typical office worker gets prior to being interrupted at work. “My greatest skill was being teachable,” said Michael Jordan, believed by many to be the best athlete of all time. “I was like a sponge. Even if I thought my coaches were wrong, I tried to … Read More

Tony Robbins’s UPW: My Experience

  Standing in a one-hour line that meandered around LA’s Downtown Radisson, I found it hard to place the way I was feeling.  I wasn’t quite excited, nor exactly scared.  Perhaps it was a mixture, as Owen Wilson suggests while being strapped into a rocket minutes before launch. The sun shone down on the disparate faces, all there from different … Read More

500 Words On: The Obstacle Is The Way by Ryan Holiday

Words: 498. Reading time: 3 minutes, out loud. “First, see clearly. Next, act correctly. Finally, endure and accept the world as it is.” I could not personally come up with a more succinct summary of this small but powerful book. The book that in recent years, has become the talk of places like Fortune 500 boardrooms and NFL locker rooms. … Read More

The “Red-Light” Foods: Expert Consensus on What Foods May Cause Disease

Hey, fella. Previously on “The Intelligent Eater,” I discussed what my research has suggested are the expert-consensus healthy-foods; the “Green-light” foods.  A concept I stole from Dr. Mikey Greger. I think it is worth restating – I do not claim to be an expert myself.  I am no doctor, scientist, or nutritionist.  I am just a boy, standing in front … Read More

The “Green-Light” Foods: A Guide To Expert Consensus On What’s Healthy

[How I’d use this Article: Read the top half, then use the “Green-Light List” as a reference guide.  There’s a lot of info in there.] In my inaugural “Intelligent Eater” post, I broadly laid out the formula by which I will proceed.  I told you about where I believe the biggest problems lie and my method of approaching them.  If … Read More

Becoming An Intelligent Eater: An Introduction

Average Reading Time: 6 minutes (or a about the time the average man lasts in bed) In the year 1950, an investor named Benjamin Graham published a book called, “The Intelligent Investor.” Though Graham is likely little known in today’s world, his understudy will ring familiar. The reason you are likely to know Graham’s student is simply this: he is … Read More

Navigating Nutrition: Lessons From Twain and Socrates

Reading Time: ~15 minutes (Or about the average Chipotle wait time) “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” If you feel like you’ve seen this quote somewhere, don’y worry, you’re not crazy (at least not for that reason.) (i.e. You might still be crazy, I’d look … Read More