Positive Psychology

December 6, 2016
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Paradigms Lost: Clean Eating & If It Fits Your Macros

The pendulum swings in the nutrition world are extreme. We’re living in particularly tiresome dichotomy right now, between the nebulous concept of “clean eating”, and the […]
November 9, 2016
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How to Enhance Your Brain Power: 6 Nootropics for A Better Brain

Man is not going to wait passively for millions of years for evolution to give him a better brain. Corneliu E Giurgea The above quote is […]
November 2, 2016
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Preserving Brain Health: 9 Key Evidence-Based Foods to Prevent Cognitive Decline

There is a 99.6% failure rate of pharmaceutical drugs for the treatment of dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease [AD] (Cummings, Morstorf & Zhong, 2014). Read that again. […]
October 25, 2016
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7 More Essential Productivity Hacks to Crush Your Day

In part 1 to this piece, we looked at how our modern information environment is, in fact, a productivity nightmare. We also talked about why productivity is […]
October 20, 2016
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7 Essential Productivity Hacks to Crush Your Day (Part 1)

Social science is intriguing right now, because we’re living in uncharted territory; hyper-connectivity, unprecedented access to information, and an overwhelming pace of life, professional and personal, […]
September 1, 2016
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5 Morning Routines to Help You Win the Day

I am fascinated by morning routines. From Steve Jobs to Ben Franklin to Tony Robbins, there is an undeniable trend that morning routines are a core […]
July 20, 2016
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The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Diet: Part 6 – Strategies for Success

Part 1: Solid Ground Part 2: Bricks & Mortar Part 3: Dietary Fat Part 4: Carb Controversy  Part 5: How to Eat This is the last post in […]
July 13, 2016
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The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Diet: Part 5 – How to Eat

Solid Ground: What does a diet for optimal health actually contain? Bricks & Mortar: The foundation nutrients of a diet optimal for health, weight loss and maintenance. […]
December 9, 2015
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The Novice Guide to Intermittent Fasting

If you read this blog, then you know I love fasting. It’s simple. It’s incredibly effective. And it puts an end to diets with one, swift […]
October 13, 2015
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3 Benefits of Fasting You Don’t Know About

The concept of intermittent fasting has gone from subculture to commercial phenomenon, with variations like 5-2 becoming huge successes. Intermittent fasting is a refreshing concept in […]
October 6, 2015
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Eat Your Way Smarter

If there is something that I want to protect and have function at optimal capacity for the remainder of my life, its my brain. The good […]
January 20, 2015
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3 Evidence-based Positive Psychology Hacks

Yeah, so about that whole January thing. It’s a time of year synonymous with resolutions, commitments, gym memberships and ideas about a newer, better version of ourselves. It’s […]
November 11, 2014
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Stop Eating Stale Popcorn: How Distracted Eating is Affecting Your Diet

Imagine you go to the cinema. You do what you habitually do at the cinema; buy some popcorn. You go into the movie, and crunch and […]
October 28, 2014
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The Single Reason Why Diets Do or Don’t Work

One of the hallmark features of weight loss research is the fact that the overwhelming majority of dieters will regain the weight, often with interest. [1-3] […]
September 16, 2014
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Willpower is a Myth: Why “Good Food” is Killing Your Fat Loss Efforts

So you want to lose fat? Contrary to whatever crap you’ve heard floating around the ‘net about restricting this or that food, or cutting one food […]