When it comes to exercise, many people drag themselves to the gym a few days a week to do a workout, wherein they break themselves down with excessive cardio routines or lengthy weight lifting sessions. The same goes for people's professional lives - they wake up every day only to take a long … [Read more...] about Stop Working Out and Create a Practice
Deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. It's a skill that allows you to quickly master complicated information and produce better results in less time. - Cal Newport, Deep Work My role as Lead Architecture Engineer at IST Research finds me quite … [Read more...] about Engaging Hermit Mode to Do Deep Work
Operating from a victim mentality means you believe that events in your life happen to you, and that you have no control over them. The key to knowing that that isn't the case is, paradoxically, humility. … [Read more...] about Control Your Outcomes
I used to think humility meant downplaying your own opinion and giving in to others. I've come to learn that isn't what humility is all about. … [Read more...] about Humility
Kettlebells are a great way to get stronger, become more fit, and increase your endurance. Sometimes you may want to switch up your workout and do less kettlebell work and more explosive calisthenics. If so, this workout is for you. … [Read more...] about Simple and Sinister Kettlebell and Calisthenics Workout
Obtaining greater health comes through how and what we eat (diet) and how much we move (exercise). Aside from the physical aspects of exercise, the rest of the game, as is much of life, is mental. It may sound obvious but I'll say it anyway - health is both mental and physical; we cannot have one … [Read more...] about The Roadmap for a Successful Weight Loss Journey
Over the past few years my morning routine has changed due to where we live, family responsibilities, where I'm working, and all the things I need to get done any given day. What began as simply checking my email while eating breakfast has morphed into an elaborate yet very structured method of … [Read more...] about My Exact Morning Routine Step-By-Step (feel free to copy, modify or comment)
Do you ever wish there were more than 24 hours in a day? Do you end your day feeling like you didn't get enough accomplished, and that your to do list is even larger than it was when the day started? If so, you need more time in your day. "Well duh Rob," you say, "I can't freaking control time!" … [Read more...] about What Will You Do With All Your Spare Time?