How to Fix Problems Before They Happen: The Smart Line

“If only I had know about this before…” Don’t you wish that you could go back in time to your younger self and give him/her a hearty slap? What would you tell them? What advice would you give? What habits would you change in your younger self in order to avoid the problems that you[…]Read More

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Keystone Habits: A Chain Reaction of Improvement

Introduction One of the best books I’ve read is Charles Duhigg’s Book, “The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do In Life and Business”. In it, Duhigg talks about the science of habit formation and gives us strategies for changing our bad habits into good ones. If you want to start making positive[…]Read More

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Why You Need to Start Exercising TODAY

Why Listen To Me About Fitness? Yeah, yeah, I’m a doctoral student of physical therapy. We are trained in anatomy, biomechanics, movement analysis, pain management, exercise prescription, rehabilitation, motor learning, etc. all backed by current research. But that isn’t why you should listen to me (well, maybe a little bit). I have been where you[…]Read More

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The Halo Effect

Have you ever witnessed something similar to the picture below? Same awkward conversation, different resulting opinion. Some may call it being “shallow” or “vain”, but in fact, what she is demonstrating is something we all may be guilty of from time to time. The brain, obsessed with saving energy, creates shortcuts when making judgments. One[…]Read More

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The 5 Second Rule (5,4,3,2,1, Go!)

Kaizen Principle Addressed Overcoming Inertia Introduction Without action, all the best laid plans, all the best ideas, all the passion in the world will not help you make movement towards your goals. Newton’s first law states that “an object at rest tends to stay at rest”. This applies to you. Inertia fights us from performing[…]Read More

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