Make Exercise Your Daily Habit

Introduction My family, friends, and fellow humans: I share with you some of my workout tips and videos here to encourage you to exercise daily and take good care of your health. Ever since I was a child, I have been spending most of my waking hours working sitting in front of computers or in… Continue reading Make Exercise Your Daily Habit

Kindness of Strangers: This Time From a Fitness Expert

Kindness, generosity, and helping others selflessly are human virtues. Some of you have commented on my previous posts about the examples of kindness from strangers I have witnessed in people. Here is another example. A helpful stranger named Marcel Dinkins who is a well-respected fitness training expert saw my kettlebell swings videos on Instagram, and… Continue reading Kindness of Strangers: This Time From a Fitness Expert

My Personal Fitness Objectives and Key Results

When I mentioned that I use the Objectives & Key Results (OKR) system to achieve my personal fitness goals, some of my friends asked if I’d share my personal fitness OKRs with them. I decided I’d share the document here on my blog so it may benefit anyone interested in adapting them for their own… Continue reading My Personal Fitness Objectives and Key Results

My next chapter

This isn’t something I thought I’d be writing – if you read my recent piece on Thrive Journal, you’d know how excited I was to join Thrive Global. I’d long admired Arianna, and when we met it was immediately clear that we share so much: mission, values, a dedication to science-based approaches – along with… Continue reading My next chapter

Kindness is Powerful

Last night in New York City I was walking home, getting soaked in the pouring rain. Along the way I noticed other people’s umbrellas wishing I had brought mine. As the cold water drenched my hair and neck, I hoped I wouldn’t fall sick. Then the unexpected happened. Noticing my plight, a stranger about to… Continue reading Kindness is Powerful

Gym Memberships: Tips for Getting a Good Deal

My fiancee and I joined a Bally‘s gym and swimming pool near our apartment in Manhattan recently. I recommend joining a gym to everyone who is able to. A gym is a great environment for working out. Going to a gym is a community activity, where you are inspired by other people exercising. It is… Continue reading Gym Memberships: Tips for Getting a Good Deal

The Kindness of Taxi Drivers

It happened to me yet again! Another taxi driver refused to take money from me. I don’t fully understand why, but it happens to me every couple of months. Over the past several years, taxi drivers in San Jose, California; Chicago; Philadelphia; New York City and other cities have insisted to me that the ride… Continue reading The Kindness of Taxi Drivers

Amazon NowNow Gave Me This Answer on Where To Learn Spanish

The Amazon Kindle mobile reading device comes with their NowNow service included, where you can ask any question you like and you get a response from a paid human researcher. I asked a question and got the unexpected answer below. I do believe this was an honest mistake by a researcher trying to be helpful.… Continue reading Amazon NowNow Gave Me This Answer on Where To Learn Spanish