How I started, and sustained, a meditative practice

When I was a teenager, I found myself enamored with the Stoics. Back then, there wasn't a lot of useable information on applications of Stoic principles like there is now. Reading  the Enchiridion or Meditations was useful but not directive. These insights required experience I just didn't have yet in life. I wanted to be … Continue reading How I started, and sustained, a meditative practice

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Lean and Mean: PSMF Wrap Up

As I mentioned in a previous post, I undertook a 5 day PSMF, largely exploring the feasibility of such a plan, with the intent of undertaking a second PSMF later this year with blood tests and DXAscan to see if the results on biomarkers of health span are similar to that of a fasting mimicking … Continue reading Lean and Mean: PSMF Wrap Up

PSMF tips

Happy New Year! I'm currently going through a 5 day PSMF largely for prospective metabolic modifications that creates a favorable "anti-cancer" environment (BIG air quotes around anti-cancer). I suspect the PSMF combined with time-restricted feeding results in the same changes in white blood cell count, insulin, and IGF-1 as a fasting-gimmicking diet that is (somewhat) … Continue reading PSMF tips

Additional Answers for 6th(!) Corporate Warrior Appearance

Hey y'all, Lawrence asked me to follow up with questions that we didn't have time for from readers regarding the growth of my business and any strategies & tactics I have that might help those with training businesses or just for those who are interested in bettering their own workouts.   GTD - Email management … Continue reading Additional Answers for 6th(!) Corporate Warrior Appearance

Those “Stupid” business books were right

We're coming up on 1 year of Smart Strength and I've been amazed, humbled, enlightened, and challenged in ways that I never would have guessed. I understand why white collar types gravitate toward endurance sports: building a business is basically an adventure race with a cartographer operating from a map that only somewhat explains the … Continue reading Those “Stupid” business books were right