Use Morning Tasks to Build a Morning Routine Step by Step

Use Morning Tasks to Build a Morning Routine Step by Step If you read recent articles and listen to self-development podcasts you will definitely come across the phrase “morning routine”. Books, articles, interviews, videos, podcasts and all kinds of other outlets...

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The easiest salad you’ll ever make… no cutting required

The easiest salad you'll ever make... no cutting required A couple of months ago I wrote an article about how to eat leafy greens every day. While I still think it’s a valuable guide it requires some preparation to make those salads every day. Although, to be honest,...

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Health decisions: Do You Want Can or Have-to Decisions?

Health decisions: Do You Want Can or Have-to Decisions? Every day you are faced with dozens if not hundreds of decisions. Take a moment and reflect on your day so far. Most decisions you probably won’t even notice as such, for example: “Should I get up or stay in bed...

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Your Digestive System: A Quick Overview

FOOD Your Digestive System: A Quick Overview You are 30 feet long. “No I’m not” you might think and you are right. But your gastrointestinal (GI) tract is. The GI, which makes up your digestive system is around 9 meters (30 feet) long. Every time I read this I’m...

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Is your phone more important than your food?

FOOD Is Your Phone More Important Than Your Food? I thought something is wrong with me. I don’t know if you ever got that feeling, but maybe you did. Here’s what happened. I was standing in the vegetable section of the supermarket. I needed to buy tomatoes. Actually,...

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What you should know about – 24 hour fast

FOOD What you should know about - 24 hour fast My favourite method of doing this is to start after dinner and don’t eat until the evening of the next day. Some people advise to start in the morning, but especially for beginners, this will be the harder method....

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Sleep Mask – everything you need to know

SLEEP Sleep Mask - everything you need to know You see them in airplanes or movies and most often they’re worn by women. There is some kind of feminine touch to them, but I guess this is going to change over the next few years. What I’m talking about? The sleep mask...

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Why do we eat? The Pyramid of Eating

FOOD Why do we eat? The Pyramid of Eating A few months ago I did a 4.5 day fast. Since them I’m usually doing one 24 hours fast every month. Sometimes I do two, but this post isn’t about fasting, although fasting actually got me thinking about this topic. It’s about...

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What are you health priorities?

Over the last couple of weeks, I realised how important it is to set priorities for your work. Every evening I write down my 3 MITs (thanks to Leo Babauta for that concept), my 3 “Most Important Tasks” that I want to do the next day. So far this is working quite well....

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Waking up during sleep

Yesterday I woke up in the middle of the night. Somehow it still feels weird to be a sleep coach and not have “perfect sleep” every night, but that’s just how it is. Every coach and every professional experiences these kinds of situations. What’s different about them...

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What about health tracking?

10.000 steps. 8 hours of sleep. 2000 kcal. Are those the ideal numbers? I don’t know. According to some researchers they are, at least on average. Keep that in mind. These days everybody is tracking all the time. There are dozens if not hundreds of different apps and...

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The digital world will probably ruin your sleep

Recently I got a new phone. My old one was already 4 and a half years old, and since it was a pain to work with it, I thought it is time for a new one. So far so good. No more crashing apps and everything was so incredibly fast. I kept asking myself how I was able to...

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Card games & self-awareness

>> Find something to get self-aware << Maybe you’ve read or heard about how Donald Rumsfeld launched a new app called “Churchill Solitaire”. I’m not going to write about him or about his app, but about what it taught me. I love games and as soon as I read...

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Questions about your health

Health is subjective and that’s the reason why you’re the best person to find the answers to any questions regarding your health. Of course in order to come up with the best answers, you need to acquire at least a basic amount of knowledge. That shouldn't be the...

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Stay present to calm down

“How can I deal with my stress?”, “How can I stay relaxed?”, “What’s the secret to inner peace?". I get a lot of questions around this topic. These are good questions, but they are hard to answer. Actually, every person needs to answer these questions for themselves...

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Why spending money won’t make you healthy

>> Money won't make you do things in the long-term << Do you know the saying “Money alone won’t make you happy”? I do and I think there could be a similar saying that applies to your health. “Money alone won’t make you healthy”. In today’s world, money is...

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A Case for Morning Exercise.

A Case for Morning Exercise.

>> Structure, blood flow and improved brain function << A few months ago I was reading Tom Rath’s book “Eat, Move, Sleep”.I really liked it as it was easy to understand, backed by research and actionable. In chapter eight he presents the benefits of...

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Wake up naturally. No snooze button required.

>> Stop wasting 3 hours of your week << Did you know that the snooze alarm was invented  by the same guy that also wrote Ben Hur? His name was Lew Wallace and he got all things started. Well, actually this is only a rumor and nobody seems to know whether...

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You’re eating too fast. Slow down.

You’re eating too fast. Slow down.

>> The benefits of slow eating << Recently I asked people on my email list what their biggest problems were when it comes to their health and several answered that it was stress in combination with digestive issues. Maybe you were among these people, maybe...

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Intermittent Fasting Benefits & Methods

Intermittent Fasting Benefits & Methods

>> How simplifying your day can make you healthier << Recently I wrote about my experiences with 24-hour fasts. Today, although the general topic, fasting, is the same, I will write about it in a different context. Today’s article is about intermittent...

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Leafy greens: How to eat them in a salad everyday.

Leafy greens: How to eat them in a salad everyday.

>> The Power of a Salad << I recently read “Super-Immunity” by Joel Fuhrman M.D. And he recommends to eat one salad every day. I love that idea and try to include it my daily routine. At the moment, I make myself a salad for lunch every day. A few months...

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Why and How to Drink More Water.

Why and How to Drink More Water.

>>Drink More Water for Better Health << How much water did you drink today? Probably not enough. It’s 1 pm and I already drank 2 liters (67 oz) of water and will reach my goal and the official recommendation of 3.7 liters (125 oz) for men who exercise with...

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Health vs. Wealth?

Health vs. Wealth?

>> A never ending conflict <<   Most people worry about money. A common trap. Sometimes I fall into this trap myself, but I try not to as often as possible. Maybe you do too. It’s hard not to, I know that, especially if you can barely make the monthly...

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