“Decide what you stand for. And then stand for it all the time”

Resisting the temptation of “in this one extenuating circumstance, just this once, it’s okay” has proved to be one of the most important decisions of my life. 100% of the time is easier than 98% of the time This marginal-cost argument applies the same way in choosing right and wrong. Many of us have convinced … Continue reading “Decide what you stand for. And then stand for it all the time”

Gossip

Why do we gossip? Because it’s easy and fun. We gossip because it’s easier and more fun to recognize and label the mistakes of others rather than recognize our own mistakes. But what exactly is gossip? One definition is: “something said about another person with negative intent.” Ask yourself: when’s the last time you said … Continue reading Gossip

Framework for Exercise for Longevity

How should one exercise to improve longevity? To properly answer this it’s helpful to step back and think about this through the lens of a framework. Here is an exercise framework from Peter Attia that explains the four different pillars of exercise that often overlap but create somewhat discrete buckets around how Peter thinks about … Continue reading Framework for Exercise for Longevity