Have you had success with New Years resolutions in the past? Most people don’t because they make wishes instead of setting goals. Setting a goal that is a huge undertaking, with no planning, is a wish. It’s likely to fall apart before Valentine's Day.Read More
I’m all about making healthy living easy!
In order to maintain that, the foods I keep in my house are healthy and easy.
Here are a few of my favorite healthy foods that are almost effortless to incorporate into your diet.Read More
You don’t need to break the bank and join some fancy gym to get a great workout. Besides, who has time to get to the gym most days? For $100 you can get all the equipment you need to get a great workout at home anytime you want. Here’s the equipment we recommend to get you started.Read More
So you're setting goals now. That's awesome! Hopefully you're using the stretch and smart goals to actually make some progress. But as you do, I issue a warning: at some point you're probably going to feel like an imposter. It's okay. We've all been there, suffering with imposter syndrome. It's kind of how you feel when it sets in that you're going to be a Dad. Who the hell let that happen?Read More
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Getting more active can be as simple as finding ways to walk more in your everyday life. Individuals who walk 10,000 steps or more daily have lower body fat percentage and suffer from weight related health concerns far less. Here are 10 tips to help you add more steps into our everyday life:Read More
Somewhere along the line many of us become afraid to learn. We feel insecure admitting that we don't know something (think about your parents refusing to learn how to work the VCR). Maybe we think we're supposed to know everything already. Maybe we're afraid we won't be able to comprehend something new.Read More
Walk in a room and you've already told people a lot about what they want to know about you. Fair or unfair people will make assumptions about your trustworthiness, success level, intelligence, and confidence all before you say a word. But the crazy thing is, we make assumptions about ourselves based on our own posture.Read More
Have you ever been away for a few days with no responsibilities, no work, no kids, and just relaxation? Think about about how great you felt. The reason is probably that you got a few good nights of sleep. That is no accident- the benefits of sleep seem never-ending.Read More
I recently went skydiving for the first time. I'm a bit of an adrenaline junky so, I was excited, but, I was also terrified. Never have I felt more vulnerable in my life then when I was free falling from two-miles above the earth. But something crazy happens on the other side of that fear: peace.Read More
Often when our children act out we ask them why it happened. Why did they hit another person? Why are they throwing a tantrum? But the answer is simple: those things are easy and instinctual. Our default is what comes easiest to us. The question should not be why do we act out, but rather how do we not?Read More
Let's be honest, between a lack of time and money it's tough to have quality time with your love after you have a kid. But you don't have to go out to a fancy restaurant or break the bank to spend some quality time together. Here are a couple date night ideas that are cheap or completely free that will help keep the two of you connected.Read More
We all have egos. There's no getting around it. While the ego usually gets a bad wrap because it's associated with a feeling of superiority, it can also make us feel inferior. The ego is the part of us that tells us how we view ourselves. It is the self between our instincts, or id, and our morality, or superego.Read More
We are all different, with different schedules and goals. But I strongly believe we should all have a consistent, healthy morning routine. That first hour you are awake can easily dictate the entire day. The benefits can have a positive effect on every aspect of your life.Read More
If you want to be healthy, you need to balance exercise and nutrition. The easiest way to eat healthy is to win at the grocery store. So, next time you find yourself reaching for the junk food, take a deep breath and consult our Dad Hab approved grocery list. You can supplement with things here and there, but this will provide a solid base for your healthy home.Read More
Vince Lombardi's Dad Enrico had the words WORK and PLAY tattooed across his knuckles. It's good to remember we need a balance of both in our lives, but something is missing: REST. We all need to recharge our batteries every once in a while. If you've spent three days in Vegas you know play can be just as exhausting as work sometimes. Too often work or play end up dominating our lives. What makes it worse, most of the time it's work that takes up most of the time.Read More
Time is the most valuable thing we have in our lives, but we squander it away without giving it a second thought. Maybe you've done some light accounting late at night thinking to yourself, "where did that day go?". But that's like thinking about where your money is going after it's spent. By viewing our time as currency we're more likely to assign it more value. That's why it's important to account for your time. The same way you budget your money you should budget your time.Read More
Have you ever searched the entire house for your keys or glasses only to find they were in your hand or on your head? Ever logged onto your computer or phone with a specific task in mind only to find yourself scrolling through Facebook or Instagram 15 or 20 minutes later having forgotten your initial task?
If either of these scenarios sound familiar than you already know what it's like to struggle with mindfulness.Read More
Lets be honest, Working out can get monotonous and boring... it's time to mix it up and fix it.Read More
Let's face it, the world needs better leaders. Whether it's in your house, at your job, in school, or in sports we need to become the leaders we long for. The good news is everything you need to know to be a great leader you learn from being a Dad.Read More