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How to Remain Unbroken in 2017

“What will it take for me to remain unbroken in 2017?”

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Finding Flow

What is flow? Imagine for a moment that you are running a race. Your attention is focused on the movements of your body, the power of your muscles, the force of your lungs and the feel of the street beneath your feet. You are living in the moment, utterly absorbed in the present activity. Time […]

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The REAL Author of My Blog. 

Over the years I’ve been blessed to have had my blog read by thousands of people. I currently have over 5000 regular subscribers from all around the world and people often tell me how much they enjoy reading my blog and how much it has helped them be more productive in life and at work. […]

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The Tired Thirties

I am 32. I am tired. I am not alone. A few weeks ago I managed to get away for a “boys-only” weekend. No kids. Good surf. Lots of meat. Bliss. But one thing we all were aware of was just how exhausted we all felt. Pretty much all the time. We concluded that the decade between […]

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26 Tips for a Healthier & Happier Life.

I’ve just finished reading a fantastic book by “StrengthsFinder” author Tom Rath called “Eat, Sleep, Move”. The book features the most proven and practical ideas – all based on research – to improve the way you live. Of course, no one is expected to do everything in this book starting on the first day. The idea […]

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5 Powerful Reasons Why You Need a Morning Routine

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise” – Ben Franklin, famously “Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day.” – Glen Cook Wether you are a morning person or not, small adjustments in your morning routine can lead to big […]

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How Full is Your Bucket?

Figure out what fills your bucket up. Because recovery is non negotiable. You can either make time to rest and rejuvenate now or make time to be sick/injured/burnt-out later. And a FULL bucket leads to a FULL-filling life!

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Why is Marriage a Good Thing?

This is an interview my wife and I did recently with Impilo Media on Marriage, Sex & Relationships. “When you have another person so close, so in your space, so part of your everyday life – and they see you at your best and worst – then you have to forget that it’s all about […]

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Change One Thing. Change Everything.

I am a runner. Haven’t always been, but I am now. And there is something about running, far more than aerobic breathing and oxygenated muscles, that I find freeing. There is an almost mediative dimension to it: the uninterrupted quiet, the metronomic repetitiveness, the sensual immersion in the environment, the zen-like emptying of the mind […]

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How I Got My Life Back Under Control (and Started Blogging Again)

Have you ever started something and not finished it? Well, you’re not alone. We all have a tendency to start out with great intentions but then not follow through. Starting things is simple in fact. It’s progress that is hard. Think of all those books you couldn’t wait to read, but never actually finished; the […]

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The Balanced Life??

“When it comes to work and life, most of us know what it feels like to be out of balance. But do we know what it feels like to be in balance? It’s not a trick question — even if it seems so at first.” – Michael Hyatt A few years ago I watched a […]

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13 Lessons I Learnt From the 2014 CrossFit Open.

A while ago I wrote a post about what I love (and don’t love) about CrossFit, and I took some serious heat for it. However, despite some of my reservations, I dived into the CrossFit world and recently competed in the 2014 “Open”. The Open is a global competition where everyone in the world is invited to compete […]

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