If You Don’t Start These 10 Habits, You Won’t Be Successful

Twenty years ago, I was a college frat boy who wanted more out of life. Sick and tired of wasting my Saturdays hungover and unproductive, I started reading biographies of successful people. Slowly, the pathway to success revealed itself. Over the course of 20 years, I...

Why Try to Be Someone Else When You’re Already the Best at Being You?

You don't have to search hard to find copycats of the most popular gurus in the world. And sure, the idea of copying others' success is tempting. "They're super successful so I can be, too," you tell yourself. But this is a faulty way of thinking. It might seem like a...

These Are the 4 High-Priced Items You Should Never Buy

I have good news and bad news. First, the good news: Americans' net worth has grown over the last 10 years, topping out at an average of about $200,000 for all demographics in 2014. If you've been financially savvy, you're already there—or at least well on your way....

What a Good Leader Does to Ensure Growth and Opportunity

Incompetent leadership is the biggest problem in most businesses today. Little surprise, then, that GOOD leadership is the key to turning those problems into successes. Before we dig into the virtues of good leadership, however, let’s compare the two side-by-side so...

How an Extra Hour of Sleep Can Change Your Life

For the past couple of years I've really struggled when it's time to “spring forward.” Hell bent on not “losing” that hour early in the morning, I drag myself out of bed feeling like a zombie and functioning like that for most of the day, in an attempt to tackle my...

Snooze Your Way to Health

On Valentine’s Day, my husband and I couldn’t get a babysitter so we ended up spending it with our kids and headed to Orlando, Florida for some tourist trap fun. My husband planned on putting the kids to bed early that night to cook a romantic meal (having a...

31 Healthy Habits for the Month of January

31 Healthy Habits for the Month of January

It’s January — and you’re likely overwhelmed by the laundry list of New Year’s Resolutions you’ve created for yourself (in your head or on paper) to get healthy in 2016. But you don’t have to be overwhelmed if you keep it simple by doing just one healthy thing —...

7 Solutions for Sound Sleep

Sound sleep doesn’t seem to be a common occurrence during these technologically advanced days, and we often find ourselves sleeping for 4-5 hours a night when we should be sleeping 7-8 hours. Sound sleeping patterns help with the recovery and development of skeletal...

Quick Bedtime Yoga for Better Sleep Tonight

Quality sleep is one the most important activities we can engage in… I’d say it’s right up there with breathing. Getting comfortable, calming your mind, and actually falling asleep can be a challenge for many. According to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) 43% of...

Are You An Accident Waiting to Happen?

Are You An Accident Waiting to Happen?

The Exxon Valdez oil spill. The Three Mile Island nuclear meltdown. The crash that severely injured comedian Tracy Morgan last year. They all have something in common. They were caused by sleep deprivation. The first mate of the Valdez had been awake for 18 hours...

Secrets to Better Sleep and Wealth

Secrets to Better Sleep and Wealth

In a classic Seinfeld episode entitled, “The Friar’s Club,” Jerry Seinfeld’s neighbor Kramer attempts to copy Leonardo Da Vinci’s unusual sleeping pattern. According to Kramer, the master slept only twenty minutes every three hours. As he explained to Jerry, “Now that...

Top 5 Reasons Your Diet Isn’t Working

Top 5 Reasons Your Diet Isn’t Working

Burn The Fat Blog: “Do you believe in Paleo?” (or, insert Atkins, Pritikin, the Zone, South Beach, etc.) It’s a somewhat loaded question to those of us who work in the fitness business. Do I believe it exists? Like Santa Claus or the Tooth Fairy? But that’s not the...

How to Have the Perfectly Productive Day

How to Have the Perfectly Productive Day

In the movie Groundhog Day, Bill Murray plays Phil Connors, an arrogant weatherman covering the annual Groundhog Day festivities in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. After a freak storm strands Connors overnight in the small town, he wakes up to discover that he is destined...

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