Don’t Follow Your Passion, Do Less to Achieve More and The Magic of the Failed-Simulation Effect

For the few readers who don’t already know, one of my favorite bloggers is Cal Newport. Cal just published a new book which tackles the question of what does it take to be remarkably successful and still have a remarkably enjoyable life. I recently had a spoke with Cal talking about ideas such as: Why […]

Know Which Stairs to Climb (Or How I Trained to do a Pistol Squat)

Recently, I managed to complete my first pistol squat. A pistol squat is a one-legged squat where you hold the inactive leg straight out in front of you. It requires considerably more balance and strength to do than a regular one legged squat. Finishing it got me thinking about a big problem that prevents many […]