Let’s change the way we think about Training to Failure

In August of 2001, around the 1-year anniversary of my website, I wrote two articles. The first was titled "How to Keep Your Exercise Goals" and the second, "Finding the Right Resolve for Exercise". I wrote the articles after working out seriously and regularly for over 7 years (at the time), so the insights I … Continue reading Let’s change the way we think about Training to Failure

Multitasking and digital gadgets are making us less productive

Here's a neat infographic that clearly shows how multitasking and the various gadgets we own and use throughout the day are making us less productive and stressing our brains and our hearts. Frequent multitasking makes us unable to focus properly, to make good decisions, set goals and retrieve memories from short and long-term memory. It … Continue reading Multitasking and digital gadgets are making us less productive

A long commute may push you toward divorce

I've been a proponent for telecommuting for years, and I'm glad to see more proof -- such as this article, which presents research from Sweden, where they've found that long commutes (around 45 minutes) make you 40% more likely to divorce, and also re-inforce gender-based stereotypes, where the man will usually have the better job and … Continue reading A long commute may push you toward divorce