How to Succeed at Anything

How to Succeed at Anything

Do you ever have a single moment of clarity?

You know, when everything seems to come together and everything just clicks into place?

I had an epiphany today.

It wasn’t one specific “ah-ha” moment, but rather like the slow turning up of a dimmer switch. Only looking back on it now do I fully realize just how profound it really was.

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Calories Don't Count Like You Think They Do

Calories Don't Count Like You Think They Do

I wanted to take a few minutes to talk about the dreaded “C” word - CALORIES. (Cue spooky Halloween music) Conventional nutritional wisdom tells you to count your calories, make sure you’re burning more than you take in, and you will lose weight. Let’s break this down: first, this strategy doesn’t work for everyone, especially in the long term. Second, counting calories can be exhausting, and eventually discourage you from living a healthy lifestyle, which is the opposite of what it’s supposed to be doing! But what other option do we have if we want to lose weight? First, a little background.

We inherently know that a cinnamon roll is bad for us, right? But do you know why? Is it the fat, the sugar, the bread, the cinnamon-y goodness…? The answer might surprise you.

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